deadsongs.vue.121 : Liberty
permalink #0 of 1: David Dodd (ddodd) Mon 8 Sep 03 08:41
    
Liberty
w: Hunter m: Garcia
AGDL: http://arts.ucsc.edu/gdead/agdl/libe.html
LASF: http://www.whitegum.com/songfile/LIBERTY.HTM
  
deadsongs.vue.121 : Liberty
permalink #1 of 1: Alex Allan (alexallan) Mon 8 Sep 03 21:24
    
Liberty 
Lyrics: Robert Hunter
Music: Jerry Garcia 

Copyright Ice Nine Publishing; used by permission.

Saw a bird with a tear in his eye
Walking to New Orleans my oh my
Hey, now, Bird, wouldn't you rather die
Than walk this world when you're born to fly?

If I was the sun, I'd look for shade
If I was a bed, I would stay unmade
If I was a river I'd run uphill
If you call me you know I will
If you call me you know I will

Ooo, freedom
Ooo, liberty
Ooo, leave me alone
To find my own way home
To find my own way home

Say what I mean and I don't give a damn
I do believe and I am who I am
Hey now Mama come and take my hand
Whole lotta shakin' all over this land

If I was an eagle I'd dress like a duck
Crawl like a lizard and honk like a truck
If I get a notion I'll climb this tree
or chop it down and you can't stop me
Chop it down and you can't stop me

Ooo, freedom
Ooo, liberty
Ooo, leave me alone
To find my own way home
To find my own way home

Went to the well but the water was dry
Dipped my bucket in the clear blue sky
Looked in the bottom and what did I see?
The whole damned world looking back at me

If I was a bottle I'd spill for love
Sake of mercy I'd kill for love
If I was a liar I'd lie for love
Sake of my baby I'd die for love
Sake of my baby I'd die for love 

Ooo, freedom
Ooo, liberty
Ooo, leave me alone
To find my own way home
To find my own way home
I'm gonna find my own way home
  



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