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The Shepherd's Song


by Strawbs. Buy album CD: Other Songs THE - Y


The heavy air was scented by
The disappointed flowers
The weatherman had promised them
Warm soft summer showers
They bowed their weary heads
Resigned to wait a few more hours
And we walked together in the half light
Down secret paths
Climbed wooden fences
Till a dancing meadow
Enveloped us within its grassy web.
There was no need for discussion
It was surely no disgrace
Her soft skin had the texture
Of the finest silken lace
Waiting moist and trembling
It was just the time and place
And our woven bodies sang together
In harmony
With understanding
Till we fell back smiling
Rejoicing in the music we had made.

The blood red summer sunset
Was a slowly spreading stain
That rose behind the bandstand
As the shepherd played again
We heard his silver trumpet
It had blown away the rain
And we lay together in the long grass
Holding hands
And making sweet talk
Till the smell of woodsmoke
Reminded us that it was to go.




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Album: Other Songs THE - Y Lyrics
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  1. The Plain
  2. The Promised Land
  3. The Race Is On
  4. The River
  5. The Shepherd's Song
  6. The Soldiers' Tale
  7. The Vision of the Lady of the Lake
  8. The Weary Song
  9. The Winter And The Summer
  10. There Will Come The Day
  11. Thirty Days
  12. Till the Sun Comes Shining Through
  13. Time And Life
  14. To Be Free
  15. Tokyo Rosie
  16. Tomorrow
  17. Tonight's The Night
  18. Too Hip Gotta Go
  19. Too Hip Gotta Go (live)
  20. Town Without Pity
  21. Train Kept A Rollin'
  22. Trying To Get To You
  23. Turn Me Round
  24. Two Of A Kind
  25. Two Separate People
  26. Two Weeks Last Summer
  27. Wasn't That Good
  28. Wasting My Time Thinking Of You
  29. Ways And Means
  30. We Can Make It Together
  31. We'll Meet Again Sometime
  32. When You Were A Child
  33. Where Am I/i'll Show You Where To Sleep
  34. Where Do You (When You Need A Hole To Crawl In)
  35. Where Is This Dream Of Your Youth
  36. Who Knows Where The Time Goes
  37. Why
  38. Why And Wherefore
  39. Wicked Whisky
  40. Wild Saxaphone
  41. Wild Saxophone
  42. Will You Go
  43. Witchwood
  44. Words Of Wisdom
  45. You And I (When We Were Young)
  46. You Can't Hurry Love
  47. You Keep Going Your Way
  48. You Never Needed Water
  49. Young Again
  50. Your True Love

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