Peace of Mind

Album: Sittin' In (1971)
  • Ain't no use to keep taking abuse
    From a friend who isn't kind
    A friend in need or a friend that you need
    Who can help you through the troubled times

    So reach on out and take a hold of my hand
    And let me know that you're ready to go
    There ain't no dues and you can leave your blues behind

    And have a little peace, just a little peace of mind
    Give me some peace, peace of mind

    There comes a time when your friends go blind
    And their words become diseased
    They threaten your life with the blade of a knife
    And set you down upon your knees

    Make no mistake for your very own sake
    Here's a little word for now
    Take off your shoes and let your thoughts be kind

    And have a little peace, just a little peace of mind
    Peace, peace of mind, make us feel better

    Some folks you find speak a mighty good line
    They charm you all the way
    They take you along on a sweet, sweet song
    Then they steal your heart away

    But blessed be the one who can understand why
    People have to act that way
    'Cause if I knew I wouldn't even want to say

    But have a little peace, just a little peace of mind
    Give me some peace, yeah, peace of mind

    Everybody wants peace, peace of mind
    Peace, peace of mind
    Peace, peace of mind
    Peace, peace of mind
    Peace, peace of mind

    Everybody wants peace, peace of mind
    Everybody needs peace, peace of mind
    All we need is some peace

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