To Susan On The West Coast Waiting

Album: Greatest Hits And More (1969)
Charted: 35
  • TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING
    Donovan


    Dear Susan, I know you love me so
    But I want to hear it in my ear.
    You know I'd be there working at my craft
    Had it not been for the draft.
    Dry up your tear and feel no fear,
    You're here with me like I'm there with you.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    I'm writing a note beneath a tree,
    The smell of the rain on the greenery.
    Our fathers have painfully lost their way,
    That's why, my love, I'm here today
    Hear me when I say there will come a day
    When Kings will know and love can grow.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    Susan, I know you love me so
    But I'd like to hear it in my ear.
    You know I'd be there working at my craft
    Had it not been for the draft.
    Dry up your tear and feel no fear,
    You're here with me like I'm there with you.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy supposedly hating.
    To Susan on the West Coast waiting,
    From Andy in Vietnam fighting.




    Writer/s: DONOVAN LEITCH
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Lise from Barraute, CanadaListen to Universal soldier...one of the great anti-war songs of all time.
  • David from Youngstown, OhThe lyrics on this site aren't 100 percent accurate. Missing is a line that says, "From Andy supposedly hating," instead of "From Andy in Vietnam fighting." In the song, Andy is a reluctant soldier.
  • Fremont from Concord, NhI've got the original 45 rpm of this song. Though it is a good song, I still think the A-side (Atlantis) is a much better song.
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