Rock Me On The Water

Album: Jackson Browne (1972)
Charted: 48
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  • Oh people, look around you
    The signs are everywhere
    You've left it for somebody other than you
    To be the one to care
    You're lost inside your houses
    There's no time to find you now
    While your walls are burning
    And your towers are turning
    I'm gonna leave you here
    And try to get down to the sea somehow

    The road is filled with homeless souls
    Every woman, child, and man
    Who have no idea where they will go
    But they'll help you if they can
    But everyone must have some thought
    That's gonna pull them through somehow
    While the fires are raging hotter and hotter
    But the sisters of the sun are gonna rock me on the water now

    Rock me on the water
    Sister, will you soothe my fevered brow?
    Rock me on the water
    I'll get down to the sea somehow
    (I'll get down to the sea somehow)

    Oh people, look among you
    It's there your hope must lie
    There's a sea bird above you
    Gliding in one place like Jesus in the sky
    We all must do the best we can
    And then hang on to that gospel plow
    When my life is over, gonna stand before the Father
    But the sisters of the sun are gonna rock me on the water now

    (Rock me) Rock me on the water
    Sister, will you soothe my fevered brow?
    Hey, rock me on the water
    Maybe I'll remember
    Maybe I'll remember how
    Rock me on the water
    The wind is with me now
    So rock me on the water
    I'll get down to the sea somehow
    (I'll get down to the sea somehow, ooh-hoo-hoo)
    Rock me on the water (ooh-hoo-hoo)
    Rock me now (ooh-hoo-hoo)
    Rock me on the water (ooh-hoo-hoo)
    Rock me now (ooh-hoo-hoo) Writer/s: Jackson Browne
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  • Tom Schmitz from South DakotaDavid Crosby sang harmony.
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