Oh Very Young

Album: Buddha and the Chocolate Box (1974)
Charted: 10
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  • Oh very young, what will you leave us this time
    You're only dancin' on this earth for a short while
    And though your dreams may toss and turn you now
    They will vanish away like your dads best jeans
    Denim blue, faded up to the sky
    And though you want them to last forever
    You know they never will
    You know they never will
    And the patches make the goodbye harder still

    Oh very young what will you leave us this time
    There'll never be a better chance to change your mind
    And if you want this world to see a better day
    Will you carry the words of love with you
    Will you, will you ride the great white bird into heaven
    And though you want to last forever
    You know you never will
    You know you never will
    And the goodbye makes the journey harder still

    Will you carry the words of love with you
    Will you ride, oh, ooh

    Oh very young, what will you leave us this time
    You're only dancin' on this earth for a short while
    Oh very young, what will you leave us this time Writer/s: Yusuf Islam
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Walter Russell from Riverside, Ca...and though you want them to last forever, you know he never will, you know he never will - the song predicts the loss of youthful dreams and of parents,leaving one to long for something that lasts, such as "will you carry the word of love with you..." If you listen closely to the song, you will hear my correction to your lyrics (you know HE never will). Thx for reading.
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