Tag: Brother John

David Rawlings – Cumberland Gap Lyrics

[Refrain] Cumberland gap, it’s a devil of a gap Cumberland gap, it’s a devil of a gap [Verse 1] Kiss me momma, kiss your boy Bless me well and lucky For I won’t be back ’til I return I’m gone to old Kentucky Cumberland gap, it’s a devil of a gap That’s what the scouts all tell ya Sure enough it may get tough If it doesn’t kill ya, kill ya [Chorus] Kentucky she’s a waiting on the other side Give you the fever, put the daylight in your eyes [Verse 2] Brother John’s already gone With the full-blood Cherokee maiden He made the trip in the blizzard’s grip I’d rather wrestle Satan Cumberland gap, it’s a devil of a gap Oh, the snow kept coming Picked her up upon his back By God, he loved that woman! [Instrumental] [Ver...

U2 – American Soul (New York)

[Intro: Kendrick Lamar] Blessed are the bullies For one day they will have to stand up to themselves Blessed are the liars For the truth can be awkward [Verse 1: Bono] It’s not a place This country is to me a sound Of drum and bass You close your eyes to look around [Bridge 1: Bono] Look around, look around Look around, it’s a sound Look around, look around It’s a sound [Verse 2: Bono] It’s not a place This country is to me a thought That offers grace For every welcome that is sought [Chorus: Bono] You are rock and roll You and I are rock and roll You are rock and roll We came here looking for American soul [Verse 3: Bono] It’s not a place This is a dream the whole world owns The pilgrim’s face It had your heart to call her home [Refrain] Hold on Brother...

Beach Boys – Surf’s Up lyrics

A diamond necklace played the pawn Hand in hand some drummed along, oh To a handsome man and baton (Bygone, bygone) A blind class aristocracy Back through the opera glass you see The pit and the pendulum drawn (Bygone, bygone) Columnated ruins domino Canvass the town and brush the backdrop Are you sleeping? Hung velvet overtaken me Dim chandelier awaken me To a song dissolved in the dawn (Bygone, bygone) The music hall a costly bow The music all is lost for now To a muted trumpeter swan (Bygone, bygone) Columnated ruins domino Canvass the town and brush the backdrop Are you sleeping, Brother John? Dove nested towers the hour was Strike the street quicksilver moon Carriage across the fog Two-Step to lamp lights cellar tune The laughs come hard in Auld Lang Syne The glass was raised, th...