Listen, Learn, Read On

Album: The Book Of Taliesyn (1968)
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  • In ages past when spells were cast
    In a time of men in steel
    When a man was taught no special thing
    It was all done by feel

    So listen, so learn, so read on
    You gotta turn the page, read the Book of Taliesyn

    Hear the song of lovely Joan
    Her sound so sweet and clear
    In the courtroom of the King
    Among children and the peers

    So listen, so learn, so read on
    You gotta turn the page, read the Book of Taliesyn

    "Now hear ye the words of Taliesyn,
    On the foaming beach of the ocean,
    In the day of trouble,
    I shall be of more service to thee
    Than three hundred salmon"

    The hare he bounds across the page
    Past castles white and fair
    Past dreaming chessmen on their boards
    With a fool's mate as a snare

    So listen, so learn, so read on
    You gotta turn the page, read the Book of Taliesyn

    "Three times I have been born
    I know this from meditation"

    The bird he flies the distance
    From pages two to six
    Past minstrels in their boxes
    To the waters of the Styx

    So listen, so learn, so read on
    You gotta turn the page, read the Book of Taliesyn

    Don't take the pictures lightly
    Listen to their sound
    For from their coloured feeling
    Experience is found

    So listen, so learn, so read on
    You gotta turn the page, read the Book of Taliesyn

    "All the sciences of the world are collected in my breast,
    For I know what has been, what is now,
    And what hereafter will occur" Writer/s: IAN PAICE, JON LORD, RITCHIE BLACKMORE, ROD EVANS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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