Odetta

Album: Human (2017)
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  • You were always tryna fill the void, my brother
    A habit so old, tryna find that something new
    Never stare in the arms of a lover
    Seeking darkness wherever light may shine through

    Along came a morning of another
    Blindsided by your sweet surprise

    Odetta, don't you know
    That you saved this young man's soul?
    And he can watch you getting wise
    And you can watch him growing old

    You're always searching for destruction
    Now you bare the scars of a path in which you chose
    It takes a brave and a stronger kind of woman
    To follow where such a broken man can go

    Along came a morning of another
    Blindsided by your sweet surprise

    Odetta, don't you know
    That you saved this young man's soul?
    And he can watch you getting wise
    And you can watch him growing old

    You got to hold him close
    Odetta, don't you ever let him go
    Might be a long, wide road
    Although we may need you then we need you now more than ever

    Odetta, don't you know
    That you saved this young man's soul?
    And he can watch you getting wise
    And you can watch him growing old
    Odetta Writer/s: Foy Vance, Roy Graham
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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