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Crow On The Cradle


by Jackson Browne. Buy album CD: Love Is Strange


(from the soundtrack to no nukes; peformed live by jackson browne with graham nash & david lindley)

The sheep's in the meadow
The cow's in the corn
Now is the time for a child to be born
He'll laugh at the moon
And cry for the sun
And if it's a boy he'll carry a gun
Sang the crow on the cradle

And if it should be that this baby's a girl
Never you mind if her hair doesn't curl
With rings on her fingers
And bells on her toes
And a bomber above her wherever she goes
Sang the crow on the cradle
The crow on the cradle
The black and the white
Somebody's baby is born for a fight
The crow on the cradle
The white and the black
Somebody's baby is not coming back
Sang the crow on the cradle

Your mother and father will sweat and they'll slave
To build you a coffin and dig you a grave
Hush-a-bye little one, never you weep
For we've got a toy that can put you to sleep
Sang the crow on the cradle

Bring me my gun, and I'll shoot that bird dead
That's what your mother and father once said
The crow on the cradle, what can we do
Ah, this is a thing that I'll leave up to you
Sang the crow on the cradle
Sang the crow on the cradle




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Album: Love Is Strange (2010) Lyrics
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  1. Intro (I'm Alive)
  2. I'm Alive
  3. Intro (Cal It A Loan)
  4. Call It A Loan
  5. Looking East
  6. Intro (Crow On The Cradle)
  7. Crow On The Cradle
  8. Intro (Mercury Blues)
  9. Mercury Blues
  10. Intro (El Rayo X)
  11. El Rayo X
  12. Sit Down Servant
  13. Intro (Take It Easy)
  14. Take It Easy
  15. For Taking The Trouble
  16. For Everyman
  17. Intro (Your Bright Baby Blues)
  18. Your Bright Baby Blues
  19. Intro (Tu Tranquilo)
  20. Tu Tranquilo
  21. Late For The Sky
  22. Intro (These Days)
  23. These Days
  24. Intro (Running On Empty)
  25. Running On Empty
  26. Love Is Strange / Stay
  27. Intro (The Next Voice You Hear)
  28. The Next Voice You Hear

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