When A Blind Man Cries

Album: Machine Head 25th Anniversary Reissue (1972)
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  • If you're leaving close the door.
    I'm not expecting people anymore.
    Hear me grieving, I'm lying on the floor.
    Whether I'm drunk or dead I really ain't too sure.

    I'm a blind man, I'm a blind man and my world is pale.
    When a blind man cries, Lord, you know there ain't no sadder tale.

    Had a friend once in a room,
    Had a good time but it ended much too soon.
    In a cold month in that room
    We found a reason for the things we had to do.

    I'm a blind man, I'm a blind man, now my room is cold.
    When a blind man cries, Lord, you know he feels it from his soul. Writer/s: IAN GILLAN, IAN PAICE, JON LORD, RITCHIE BLACKMORE, ROGER GLOVER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Campbell Gentle from AustraliaThis is a really good song, until I listened to it, I didn't realise there was rock that was played SOFTLY.
  • Louise from Atlanta, GaThis song brings me to tears because of a special memory, same line as Andy from Wales...and I cannot believe Blackmore doesn't like it as the original guitar is STILL my favorite, but Gillan live somewhere around 1990...is my favorite singing version! Maybe Blackmore has a memory that males it too painful to play the song.
  • Ani from Yerevan, ArmeniaThis track is my favorite from "Machine Head". I'm surprised Blackmore doesn't like this. :(
  • Andy from Wales, United KingdomSpecial memories for me as I 'had a friend once,in a room,had a good time but it ended much too soon'

    Great slow song from one of the best band son the planet!
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