River

  • It's coming on Christmas
    They're cutting down trees
    They're putting up reindeer
    And singing songs of joy and peace
    Oh, I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on
    But it don't snow here
    It stays pretty green
    I'm going to make a lot of money
    Then I'm going to quit this crazy scene
    I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on
    I wish I had a river so long
    I would teach my feet to fly
    Oh, I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on
    I made my baby cry

    He tried hard to help me
    You know, he put me at ease
    And he loved me so naughty
    Made me weak in the knees
    Oh, I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on
    I'm so hard to handle
    I'm selfish and I'm sad
    Now I've gone and lost the best baby
    That I ever had
    Oh, I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on
    I wish I had a river so long
    I would teach my feet to fly
    Oh, I wish I had a river
    I made my baby say goodbye

    It's coming on Christmas
    They're cutting down trees
    They're putting up reindeer
    Singing songs of joy and peace
    I wish I had a river
    I could skate away on Writer/s: Joni Mitchell
    Publisher: Crazy Crow Music / Siquomb Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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