JAMES TAYLOR            

                        

 
 
 
BIOGRAPHY
 

"Carolina In My Mind"

C F G  F G F G C  F F G C F C    C F G C F C F G   G  F G C G F G  G  C F C 

In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina
Can't you see the sunshine
Can't you just feel the moonshine
Maybe just like a friend of mine
It hit me from behind
Yes I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
Karin she's a silver sun
You best walk her way and watch it shinin'
Watch her watch the mornin' come
A silver tear appearing now I'm cryin'
Ain't I goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
There ain't no doubt it no ones mind
That loves the finest thing around
Whisper something soft and kind
And hey babe the sky's on fire, I'm dyin'
Ain't I goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina
Can't you see the sunshine
Can't you just feel the moonshine
Maybe just like a friend of mine
It hit me from behind
Yes I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
Dark and silent last last night
I think I might have heard the highway calling
Geese in flight and dogs that bite
Signs that might be omens say I going, going
I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
With a holy host of others standing 'round me
Still I'm on the dark side of the moon
And it seems like it goes on like this forever
You must forgive me
If I'm up and gone to Carolina in my mind
 
In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina
Can't you see the sunshine
Can't you just feel the moonshine
Maybe just like a friend of mine
It hit me from behind
Yes I'm goin' to Carolina in my mind
 
In my mind I've gone to Carolina
 
|G                   | A   | Em7                    |
 Cant you see the sunshine? Cant you just feel the 
 
| A          | D               A/C#     |  Bm     A  |
 moonshining?  Ain't it just like a friend of mine to 
 
|G      D/F#     | E7  G/A    | D      Bm7    |
 hit me from behind.   Yes I'm goin' to Caroli -  
 
 
| Em7  G/A    | D | D |
 na    in my mind.
 
 
| D               | C                 | G                   |
Karin, shes a sil- ver sun Youd best walk her way and watch 
 
  A   A#o7    | Bm        | G                    | A |
  it  shining.   Watch her watch the morning come. 
 
  A   | G                  | D/F#       | Bm7   E7 |
    A   silver tear appear - ing now, Im cry - ing 
 
A7sus4   A7   | D      Bm7    | Em7  G/A    | D | D |
aint      I? Ive gone to Carolina in my mind.
 
 
There aint no doubt in no ones mind that loves the finest thing 
around. Whisper something soft and kind. And hey babe, the sky's on 
fire, Im dying, aint I? I've gone to Carolina in my mind.
 
 
In my mind I'm goin to Carolina...
 
 
Dark and silent, late last night I think I heard the highway 
calling; geese in flight and dogs that bite.
And signs that might be omens say I'm going, I'm going, I've gone 
to Carolina in my mind.
 
 
D     |G            | A                   | Bm | Bm |
With a holy host of others standing round me. 
 
F#m7               | Em7              | G |
Still Im on the dark side of the moon.
 
 A           | C             | G                  | D |
    And it seems like it goes on like this forev - er. 
 
 D           | C      | G/B | Em7 | 
You must for - give me 
 
 G/A             | D   Bm7 | Em7 G/A    | D | D |
 if I'm up and gone to Carolina in my mind.
 
 
In my mind I'm goin' to Carolina...
 
 
 

"Swe 

  
 
  
 
  

  

 
 
  
 
  
 
  
 
C F C F C F C F C G  G F C F C G F C F C G C F G C F C F C G F G C
 
Title:           SWEET BABY JAMES   
 
           G F# E A+ A
 
                     D             A      G            F#m
               There is a young cowboy he lives on the range.
                   Bm            G              D       F#m
                His horse and his cattle are his only companion.
                   Bm          G             D             F#m
               He works in the saddle and he sleeps in the canyon.
               G           D           A           Em      A
               Waiting for summer, his pastures to change.
                   G                    A           D
               And as the moon rises he sits by his fire.
           Bm             G         D          A
               Thinkin' about women and glasses of beer.
               G                       A         D
               Closing his eyes as the doggies retire
                  Bm          G             D
               He sings out a song which is soft but it's clear
                  Bm       E             A
               As if maybe someone could hear.
 
                       D             G         A  D
               CHORUS: Goodnight you moonlight ladies.
                       Bm         G          D
                       Rock-a-bye sweet baby James.
                       Bm              G             D
                       Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose.
                                 Bm        E          A+     A
                       Won't you let me go down in my dreams.
                           G          A          D
                       And rock-a-bye sweet baby James.
 
                       D          A          G            F#m
               Now the first of December was covered with snow.
                   Bm         G             D             F#m
               And so was the turnpike from Stockridge to Boston.
                        Bm                G             D              F#m
               Lord the Berkshires seemed dreamlike on account of that frosting.
                    G          D           A            Em          A
               With ten miles behind me and ten thousand more to go.
                         G                             A           D
               There's a song that they sing when they take to the highway.
                 Bm             G              D           A
               A song that they sing when they take to the sea.
                 G                              A           D
               A song that they sing of they're home in the sky.
                     Bm        G              D
               Maybe you can believe it if it helps you to sleep.
                   Bm            E             A+    A
               But singing works just fine for me.
                         chorus

 

 

 

"Sunny Skies"

James Taylor   C F  C F C F C F G

Sunny skies sleeps in the morning
He doesn't know when to rise
He closes his weary eyes upon the day
Look at him yawning
Throwing his morning hours away
He knows how to ease down slowly
Everything is fine in the end
And you will be pleased to know 
That Sunny Skies hasn't a friend
 
Sunny skies weeps in the evening
It doesn't much matter why
I guess he just has to cry from time to time
Everyone's leaving
And Sunny skies has to stay behind
 
Still he knows how to ease down slow
Everything is fine in the end
And you will be pleased to know
That Sunny Skies hasn't a friend
 
Sunny skies sleeps in the morning
He doesn't know when to rise
He closes his weary eyes upon the day
And throws it all away
 
 
 
 
 
Looking at the snow and trees that grow
Outside my window
Looking at the things that passed me by
Wondering if where I've been is worth
The things I've been through
Ending with a friend named Sunny Skies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunny skies sleeps in the morning. [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G11 ]
He doesn't know when to rise [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
He closes his weary eyes upon the day [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G7 Cmaj7 ]
Look at him yawning, [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
throwing his morning hours away [ Cmaj7 Dm7 Cmaj7 ]
He knows how to ease down slow(ly) [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G9 Cmaj7 ]
Every thing is fine in the end [ Dm7 C ]
And you will be pleased to know [ Dm7 G9 Cmaj7 ]
that Sunny Skies hasn't a friend. [ Dm7/G ]
 
Sunny skies weeps in the ev'nin'. [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
It doesn't much matter why [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
I guess he just has to cry from time to time [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G7 Cmaj7 ]
Everyone's leavin' [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
and Sunny skies has to stay behind [ Cmaj7 Dm7 Cmaj7 ]
Still he knows how to ease down slow(ly) [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G9 Cmaj7 ]
Everything is fine in the end. [ Dm7 C ]
And you will be pleased to know [ C Dm7 G9 Cmaj7 ]
that Sunny Skies hasn't a friend. [ Dm7/G ]
 
Sunny skies sleeps in the morning. [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
He doesn't know when to rise [ Cmaj7 Dm7 ]
He closes his weary eyes upon the day [ Cmaj7 Dm7 G7 Cmaj7 ]
 and throws it all away. [ Dm7 Cmaj7 F6 Cmaj7 ]
Looking at the snow and trees that [ F6 G9 Cmaj7 ]
grow outside my window [ F6, F6 Cmaj7 ]
Looking at the things that pass me by. [ F6 G9 Cmaj7 F6 Cmaj7 ]
Wondering if where I've been is [ F6 G9 Cmaj7 ]
worth the things I've been through [ F6 Cmaj7 F6 Cmaj7 ]
Ending with a friend named Sunny Skies. [ F6 G7 Cmaj7 ]
 

"Country Road"

 D C G G7   D C G D G D G G7  D G D G D   C G D C G D                     

Take to the highway won't you lend me your name
Your way and my way seem to be one and the same
 
Mamma don't understand it
She wants to know where I've been
I'd have to be some kind of natural born fool 
To want to pass that way again
But I could feel it 
On a country road
 
Sail on home to Jesus won't you good girls and boys
I'm all in pieces, you can have your own choice
But I can hear a heavenly band full of angels
And they're coming to set me free
I don't know nothing 'bout the why or when
But I can tell that it's bound to be
Because I could feel it, child, yeah
On a country road
 
I guess my feet know where they want me to go
Walking on a country road
 
Take to the highway won't you lend me your name
Your way and my way seem to be one and the same, child
Mamma don't understand it
She wants to know where I've been
I'd have to be some kind of natural born fool 
To want to pass that way again
But I could feel it 
On a country road
 
Walk on down, walk on down, walk on down
Walk on down, walk on down a country road
country road
Walking on a country road
 
 
 
 
 
 
               Country Road
 
 
 
               D                             C            G
               Take to the highway won't you lend me your name
               D                              C          G
               Your way and my way seem to be one in the same
               Em7                    A
               Momma don't understand it
                   Em7                   A
               She wants to know where I been
                   Em7                     A
               I'd have to be some kind of natural born fool 
                          C(9)           G
               To want to pass that way again
                         D        C  G
               But I can feel it 
                            D     C  G  D
               On a country road
 
               D                               C              G
               Sail on home to Jesus won't you good girls and boys
               D                          C             G
               I'm all in pieces, you can have your own choice
               Em7                    A
               I have seen a heavenly band full of angels
                             Em7              A
               And they're a comin' to set me free
                 Em7                       A         
               I don't know nothin' 'bout the why or when
                         C(9)                    G
               But I can tell that it's bound to be
                          D        C  G
               Know I can feel it
                            D      C  G  D
                On a country road
 
               Dm                           G          D  C  B  A
               Geuss my feet know where the want me to go
                                         D
               Walkin' on a country road
 
 
               REPEAT 1st verse
 
               D                           C
               Walk on down, walk on down, walk on down
               G                           D
               Walk on down a country road
               C   G   D   C   G            D     C
               La la la la la la la country road
               G                      D   C  G  D
               Walkin' on a country road

 

 

 

            "Fire And Rain"

James Taylor

Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone
Susanne the plans they made put an end to you
I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song
I just can't remember who to send it to

I've seen fire and I've seen rain
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that I'd see you again

Won't you look down upon me, Jesus
You've got to help me make a stand
You've just got to see me through another day
My body's aching and my time is at hand
And I won't make it any other way

Oh, I've seen fire and I've seen rain
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that I'd see you again

Been walking my mind to an easy time my back turned towards the sun
Lord knows when the cold wind blows it'll turn your head around
Well, there's hours of time on the telephone line to talk about things to come
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground

Oh, I've seen fire and I've seen rain
I've seen sunny days that I thought would never end
I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that I'd see you, baby, one more time again, now

Thought I'd see you one more time again
There's just a few things coming my way this time around, now
Thought I'd see you, thought I'd see you fire and rain, now

 

C F C F C F C     F C C7 F G C F G C F C 
 
 
 
Fire and Rain                              
Just yesterday morning the let me know you were gone
          G                      Bb
Susanne the plans they made put an end to you
C                 Gm7           F               C
I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song I just cant
  G             Bb
remember who to send it to
 
F        Dm7      G11      C           F                  Dm7  G11
Ive seen fire and I've seen rain I've seen sunny days that I thought would
      C         F                   Dm7       G11        C
never end I've seen lonely times when I could not find a friend But i
Bb     F(A Bass)       G7      Gm7    C7    | 1 C9    | 2&3 C7
always thought that I'd see you again
 
 
Wont you look down upon me Jesus you got to help me make a stand
You just got to seem through another day
My bodies aching and my time is at hand
An' I wont make it any other way
(chorus)
 
Been walking my mind to an easy time my back turned towards the sun
Lord knows when the cold wind blows itll turn your head around
Well there's hours of time on the telephone line to talk about things
to come
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground… CHORUS
  
 
 
 
 
 
You've Got A Friend 
C AM F C F C   AM F C F G    G C F C G C   F C F AM C G   C F C G C F C G C

When you're down and troubled
and you need a helping hand
and nothing, whoa nothing is going right.
Close your eyes and think of me
and soon I will be there
to brighten up even your darkest nights.

You just call out my name,
and you know whereever I am
I'll come running, oh yeah baby
to see you again.
Winter, spring, summer, or fall,
all you have to do is call
and I'll be there, yeah, yeah, yeah.
You've got a friend.

If the sky above you
should turn dark and full of clouds
and that old north wind should begin to blow
Keep your head together and call my name out loud
and soon I will be knocking upon your door.
You just call out my name and you know where ever I am
I'll come running to see you again.
Winter, spring, summer or fall
all you got to do is call
and I'll be there, yeah, yeah, yeah.

Hey, ain't it good to know that you've got a friend?
People can be so cold.
They'll hurt you and desert you.
Well they'll take your soul if you let them.
Oh yeah, but don't you let them.

You just call out my name and you know wherever I am
I'll come running to see you again.
Oh babe, don't you know that,
Winter spring summer or fall,
Hey now, all you've got to do is call.
Lord, I'll be there, yes I will.
You've got a friend.
You've got a friend.
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend.
Ain't it good to know you've got a friend.
You've got a friend.

 

 

 

 

"Hey Mister, That's Me Up On the Jukebox"

C G F    C G F F G   C AM C AM C AM

Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time
 
Southern California that's as blue as the boy can be
Blue as the deep blue sea
Won't you listen to me now
I need your golden gated cities like a hole in the head
Just like a hole in the head, I'm free
 
Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time
 
I do believe I'm headed home
Hey mister, can't you see that I'm as dry as a bone
I think I'll spend some time alone
Yes, unless you've found a way of squeezing water from a stone
 
Let the doctor and the lawyer do as much as they can
Let the springtime begin
Let the boy become a man
I done wasted too much time just to sing you this sad song
I done been this lonesome picker a little too long
 
Hey mister, that's me up on the jukebox
I'm the one that's singing this sad song
Well, I'll cry everytime that you're up and slip in one more dime
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time
 
Well, I've been spreading myself thin these days
Don't you know
Good-bye
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
[Capo III]
 
Hey mister, that's me upon the jukebox [D C Bm]
I'm the one that's singing this sad song [D C G]
I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime [D C Bm Esus E7]
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time [Em7 A7 D Em7 A]
 
Southern California is as blue as the boy can be [Bm E7 Bm E7]
Blue as the deep blue sea [C G]
Won't you listen to me now [Bm E7]
I need your Golden Gated cities like a hole in the head [Bm E7 Bm E7]
Like a hole in the head, I'm free! [C G D ( C G A )]
 
I do believe I'm headed home [D F#m Bm]
Hey mister, can't you see that I'm as dry as a bone [C G A D]
I think I'll spend some time alone [Bm F#m G]
Unless you found a way of squeezing water from a stone [C G C A]
 
Let the doctor and the lawyer do as much as they can [Bm E7 Bm E7]
Let the springtime begin [C G]
Let the boy become a man [Bm E7]
I have wasted too much time just to sing you this sad song [Bm E7 Bm E7]
I've been this lonesome picker a little too long [C G D, Em7 A]
 
Hey mister, that's me upon the jukebox [D C Bm]
I'm the one that's singing this sad song [D C G]
I'll cry everytime that you slip in one more dime [D C Bm Esus E7]
And let the boy sing the sad one, one more time [Em7 A7 D, Em7 A]
 
[fade on Bm-E7  progression]
Well, I've been spreading myself thin these days, 
don't you know
Good-bye.
 
 
 

You Can Close Your Eyes"

 

Well the sun is surely sinking down
But the moon is slowly rising
So this old world must still be spinning 'round
And I still love you
 
(Chorus)
So close your eyes
You can close your eyes, it's all right
I don't know no love songs
And I can't sing the blues anymore
But I can sing this song
And you can sing this song
When I'm gone
 
It won't be long before another day
We gonna have a good time
And no one's gonna take that time away
You can stay as long as you like
- Chorus -
 D G A D G F# A
                A        D             G  D    A
                Well the sun is surely sinkin' down
                        Em      Bm     A  G   Em A
                And the moon is slowly risin'
                   D                   G        D        A
                So this old world must still be spinnin' round
                    Em Bm    A    G   D A D
                And I  still love you
 
                   G     F#   A
  CHORUS:       So close your eyes
      |         C                  G              Bm
      |         You can close your eyes, it's all right
      |         Em              A
      |         I don't know no love songs
      |             C                G         Bm
      |         And I can't sing the blues any more
      |             Em    F#m7      G
      |         But I can sing this song
      |             Em      F#m7      G
      |         And you can sing this song
      |         A        Bm    Em F#m7 G A
      |         When I'm gone.
 
                A  D               G     D       A
                It won't be long before another day
                Em       Bm     A    G    Em A
                We gonna have a good time
                    D              G         D     A
                And no one's gonna take that time away
                Em      Bm      A           G      D A D
                You can stay as long as you like
 
 

          "Long Ago And Far Away"

 

Long ago a young man sits and plays his waiting game

But things are not the same it seems as in such tender dreams

Slowly passing sailing ships and Sunday afternoon
Like people on the moon I see are things not meant to be
 
Where do those golden rainbows end?
Why is this song so sad?
Dreaming the dreams I've dreamed my friend
Loving the love I love 
 
To love is just a word I've heard when things are being said
Stories my poor head has told me cannot stand the cold
And in between what might have been and what has come to pass
A misbegotten guess alas and bits of broken glass
 
Where do your golden rainbows end?
Why is this song I sing so sad?
Dreaming the dreams I dream my friend
Loving the love I love to love to love to love
             
 
 
              
             Dm                   G        C
             Long ago a young man sits and plays his waiting game
                  Am                 Am7              Dm             G
             But things are not the same it seems as in such tender dreams
              Dm                     G          C   Cm7    F
             Slowly passing sailing ships and Sunday afternoon
              Am                 Am7            Dm                  G7
             Like people on the moon I see are things not meant to be
 
             CHORUS:     Cm7                   G
                      Where do those golden rainbows end
                          Cm7          G
                      Why is this song so sad
                          Cm7                      G
                      Dreaming the dreams I've dreamed my friend
                          Cm7        G
                      Loving the love I love to...
 
              Dm                    G          C          Cm7   F
              Love is just a word I heard when things are being said
              Am              Am7              Dm               G
             Stories my poor head has told me cannot stand the cold
              Dm                             G        C        Cm7    F
             And in between what might have been and what has come to pass
                Am                         Dm              G7
             A misbegotten guess alas and bits of broken glass
 
             CHORUS:   Cm7                  G
                    Where do your golden rainbows end
                        Cm7                G
                        Why is this song I sing so sad
                        Cm7                   G
                    Dreaming the dreams I dream my friend
                        Cm7        G              Cm7        G
                       Loving the love I love to love... to love..
 
 
 
   Isn't It Nice To Be Home Again Lyrics

Late last night so far away
I dreamed my-self a dream 
Well I dreamed I as so all alone 
Isn't it nice to be home again? 
I said welcome home 
Didn't we miss your smiling face 
Well the sun was nice in L.A.
Sun-shine 
Isn't it nice to be home again? 
Well I said isn't it nice to be home a-gain? 
 
 
 
Long Ago And Far Away Lyrics

Long ago a young man sits and plays his waiting game
But things are not the same it seems as in such tender dreams
Slowly passing sailing ships and Sunday afternoon
Like people on the moon I see are things not meant to be

Where do those golden rainbows end?
Why is this song so sad?
Dreaming the dreams I've dreamed my friend
Loving the love I love 

To love is just a word I've heard when things are being said
Stories my poor head has told me cannot stand the cold
And in between what might have been and what has come to pass
A misbegotten guess alas and bits of broken glass

Where do your golden rainbows end?
Why is this song I sing so sad?
Dreaming the dreams I dream my friend
Loving the love I love to love to love to love


Oh Baby, Don't You Loose Your Lip On Me Lyrics

Oh, baby, don't you loose your lip on me (No, no now)
Lord, have mercy (Baby, now)
Now, don't you loose your lip on poor old loving man JT (No)
Now, I've tried so hard to be your good boy
Good God almighty, don't you know
Tell me what more, what more in this world
In this whole wide world can one good boy
Just one by himself man be, no

Oh, Susannah Lyrics

Well I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee
And I'm bound for Louisiana, my own true love for to see
It did rain all night the day I left
The weather was bone dry
The sun was so hot I froze myself
Suzanne, don't you go on and cry

I said, Oh, Suzannah
Now, don't you cry for me
As I come from Alabama with this banjo on my knee

Well I had myself a dream the other night
When everything was still
I dreamed that I saw my girl Suzanne
She was coming around the hill
Now, the buckwheat cake was in her mouth
A tear was in her eye
I said, that I come from Dixie land
Suzanne, don't you break down and cry

I said, Oh, Suzannah
Now, don't you cry for me
'Cause I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee
 

 

Steamroller Lyrics

Well I'm a steamroller baby
I wanna roll all over you
Yes I'm a steamroller for your love, babe
I'd like nothing better than to roll all over you
I'm gonna inject your soul with some sweet rock & roll
And shoot you full of rythm and blues

Well I'm a cement mixer baby
A churnin' urn of burnin' funk (Yes!)
I'm a cement mixer for you baby
A churnin' urn of burnin' funk
Got down right now baby
Well I'ma demolition derby babe
A hefty hunk of steamin' junk
Mr. McD got the blues for you and me

(Solo break)

Well I'm a napalm bomb for you baby
No guarantee to blow your mind
I'm a napalm bomb for you babe got to tell you one more time
To sit down, stand up, go home, back to LA
There's no guarantee to blow your mind momma, yeah
And if I can't have your love for my own to take me home
And keep me warm there won't be nothing left behind (Oh!)
Broken heart, broken heart, oh
I just don't seem to cut loose
This here low down
No where
Half life
Freeze dried
Fat fried

Chicken chokin', mother f*cking pain
Oh, roll on over
I got those steamroller blues



Shower the People Lyrics


You can play the game and you can act out the part
Though you know it wasn't written for you
But tell me, how do you stand there with your broken heart
Ashamed of playing the fool
One thing can lead to another; it doesn't take any sacrifice
Oh, father and mother,and sister and brother
if it feels nice, don't think twice (yes)

Shower the people you love with love
Show them the way that you feel
Things are gonna be just fine if you only will(do as i say, yeah)
Shower the people you love with love
Show them the way that you feel
Things are gonna be much better if you only will

You can run but you cannot hide
This is widely known
And what you plan to do with your foolish pride
When you're all by yourself alone
Once you tell somebody the way that you feel
You can feel it beginning to ease
I think it's true what they say about the squeaky wheel
Always getting the grease.

Better to shower the people you love with love
(Yes and) show them the way that you feel
(I kinow) Things are gonna be just fine if you only will
(what i'd like to do to you)
Shower the people you love with love
Show them the way you feel
Things are gonna be much better if you only will

Shower the people you love with love
Show them the way that you feel

They say in every light
They say the rain must fall
Just like pouring rain
Make it rain
Make it rain
Love, love, love is sunshine oh
Make it rain
Love, love, love is sunshine yeah
Everybody, everybody, everybody, everybody



Something In the Way She Moves Lyrics

Something In the Way She Moves


There's something in the way she moves,
Or looks my way, or calls my name,
That seems to leave this troubled world behind.
If I'm feeling down and blue,
Or troubled by some foolish game,
She always seems to make me change my mind.

Chorus:
'N'(and) I feel fine anytime she's around me now,
She's around me now
Almost all the time.
'N'(and) If I'm well you can tell that she's been with me now,
'N'(and) she's been with me now
Quite a long, long time
And I feel fine.___________

Every now and then the things I lean on lose their meaning,
And I find myself careening
Into places where I should not let me go.
-- She has the power to go where no one else can find me,
Yes, and to silently remind me
Of the happiness and good times that I know, you know.
Well I said I just got to know that:

It isn't what she's got to say
Or how she thinks or where she's been.
To me, the words are nice, the way they sound.
I like to hear them best that way -
It doesn't much matter what they mean,
Weh (when/well?) she says them mostly just to calm me down.

Chorus:
'N'(and) I feel fine anytime she's around me now,
A-she's around me now
Almost all the time.
If I'm well you can tell that she's been with me now,
And she's been with me now
Quite a long,
Long
Time -
Yes, and I feel fine.___________



Summertime Blues Lyrics

Well I'm gonna raise a fuss
And I'm gonna raise a holler
About workin' all summer
Just tryin' to earn a dollar
Well, I went to my boss
Who governs me
He said, "No, dice, bud
You gotta work late"

Sometime I wonder
What I'm gonnna do
There ain't no cure
For the summertime blues

Well, my mom and papa told me
Now you better earn some money
If one of you is gonna go
Ridin' next Sunday
Well, I didn't go to work
I told my boss I was sick

He said, "You can't use the car
'Cause you didn't work a lick"

Sometime I wonder
What I'm gonnna do
There ain't no cure
For the summertime blues

Gonna save two weeks
Gonna have a fine vacation
Gonna take my problem
To the United Nations
Well, I went to my congressman
He sent me back a note
It said, "I''d like to help you, hon
But you're too young to vote"

Sometime I wonder
What I'm gonnna do
There ain't no cure
For the summertime blues

Now there ain't no cure
For the summertime blues
Now there ain't no cure
For the summertime blues


Sunny Skies Lyrics


Sunny skies sleeps in the morning
He doesn't know when to rise
He closes his weary eyes upon the day
Look at him yawning
Throwing his morning hours away

He knows how to ease down slowly
Everything is fine in the end
And you will be pleased to know
That Sunny Skies hasn't a friend

Sunny skies weeps in the evening
It doesn't much matter why
I guess he just has to cry from time to time
Everyone's leaving
And Sunny skies has to stay behind

Still he knows how to ease down slow
Everything is fine in the end
And you will be pleased to know
That Sunny Skies hasn't a friend

Sunny skies sleeps in the morning
He doesn't know when to rise
He closes his weary eyes upon the day
And throws it all away

Looking at the snow and trees that grow
Outside my window
Looking at the things that passed me by
Wondering if where I've been is worth
The things I've been through
Ending with a friend named Sunny Skies



Sweet Baby James Lyrics

There is a young cowboy he lives on the range
His horse and his cattle are his only companions
He works in the saddle and he sleeps in the canyons
Waiting for Summer, his pastures to change

And as the moon rises he sits by his fire
Thinking about women and glasses of beer
And closing his eyes as the dogies retire
He sings out a song which is soft but it's clear
As if maybe someone could hear

(Chorus)
Goodnight you moonlight ladies
Rockabye sweet baby James
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose
Won't you let me go down in my dreams
And rockabye sweet baby James

Now the first of December was covered with snow
And so was the turnpike from Stockbridge to Boston
Lord, the Berkshires seemed dream-like on account of that frosting
With ten miles behind me and ten thousand more to go

There's a song that they sing when they take to the highway
A song that they sing when they take to the sea
A song that they sing of their home in the sky
Maybe you can believe it if it helps you to sleep
But singing works just fine for me

- Chorus -


Woodstock Lyrics

Well, I came upon a child of God
He was walking along the road
And I asked him, tell me, where are you going
This he told me:

Said, I'm going down to Yasgur's farm
Gonna join in a rock and roll band
Got to get back to the land
And set my soul free

{Refrain}
We are stardust
We are golden
We are billion-year-old carbon
And we got to get ourselves
Back to the garden

Well then, can I walk beside you?
I have come to lose the smog
And I feel myself a cog
In something turning

And maybe it's the time of year
Yes, and maybe it's the time of man
And I don't know who I am
But life is for learning

{Refrain twice}

By the time we got to Woodstock
We were half a million strong
And everywhere was a song
And a celebration

And I dreamed I saw the bomber jet planes
Riding shotgun in the sky
Turning into butterflies
Above our nation

We are stardust
We are golden
We are caught in the devil's bargain
And we got to get ourselves
Back to the garden



 


 
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