Art Of Dying

Album: All Things Must Pass (1970)
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  • There'll come a time when all of us must leave here
    Then nothing sister Mary can do
    Will keep me here with you
    As nothing in this life that I've been trying
    Could equal or surpass the art of dying
    Do you believe me?

    There'll come a time when all your hopes are fading
    When things that seemed so very plain
    Become an awful pain
    Searching for the truth among the lying
    And answered when you've learned the art of dying

    But you're still with me
    But if you want it
    Then you must find it
    But when you have it
    There'll be no need for it

    There'll come a time when most of us return here
    Brought back by our desire to be
    A perfect entity
    Living through a million years of crying
    Until you've realized the Art of Dying
    Do you believe me? Writer/s: George Harrison
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Comments: 6

  • Dj from SocalGreat song! It'd be even better without the Phil Spector production - mushing everything up with way too much reverb.
  • Wayne from New Haven, CtEric Clapton played onj ALMP. Im sure thats him playing that fantastic wah-wah on The Art of Dying"
    I also learned that Peter Frampton also played on this Album..
  • Steve from Toronto, OnThe guitar style sounds a lot like Eric Clapton. Anyone know if he guested on this record?
  • Madison from Norway, MeAll Things Must Pass is just a great album. George had tons of things he wanted to express and he couldn't do it with the Beatles.
  • Jeff from Barrington, IlToday is the third anniversery of his death.
  • Dawn from Colonial Heights, VaThis song never ceases to amaze me. I mean, it seems to me like he was preparing himself for death 31 years ahead of time! That never ceases to astound me.
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