Tupelo Honey

Album: Tupelo Honey (1971)
Charted: 47
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  • You can take all the tea in China
    Put it in a big brown bag for me
    Sail right around all the seven oceans
    Drop it straight into the deep blue sea
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    She's an angel of the first degree
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    Just like honey from the bee

    You can't stop us on the road to freedom
    You can't keep us 'cause our eyes can see
    Men with insight, men in granite
    Knights in armor bent on chivalry
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    She's an angel of the first degree
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    Just like honey, baby, from the bee

    You can't stop us on the road to freedom
    You can't stop us 'cause our eyes can see
    Men with insight, men in granite
    Knights in armor intent on chivalry
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    She's an angel of the first degree
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    Just like honey, baby, from the bee

    You know she's alright, oh she's alright with me
    You know, you know, you know she's alright, she alright with me
    You know, you know, you know you know
    You know she's alright, alright with me
    She's alright, she's alright
    She's alright with me
    She's alright
    She's alright with me
    She's alright
    She's alright with me

    She's al, she's alright, she's alright
    She's alright with me
    She's alright, she's alright, she's alright, she's alright

    You can take all the tea in China
    Put it in a big brown bag for me
    Sail it right around all these seven oceans
    Drop it smack dab in the middle of the deep blue sea
    Because, she's as sweet as Tupelo honey, yes she is
    She's an angel of the first degree
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    Just like honey, baby, from the bee

    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    She's an angel of the first degree
    She's as sweet as Tupelo honey
    Just like the honey, from the bee
    She's alright, she's alright with me
    She's my baby, you know she's alright
    She's my baby, she's my baby, she's alright
    She's my baby Writer/s: VAN MORRISON
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Ted Folwarczny from Butler, PaI recognize that the origin of a true artist's inspiration is personal, and therefore somewhat sacrosanct; yet, the images that he/she have often transcend their original vision. "They can't stop us on the road to Freedom; They can't keep us 'cause our eyes can see" are words that should inspire every generation. If so, we may just get there. If I don't see it, maybe my children, or their children will.
  • Alberta from MtLove the lyrics and the bluesy sound! Yes indeed!
  • John P Obie from Marco Island It is about civil rights The word Honey was code to the slaves and it meant freedom. Read the words again it is about the freedom riders and the fight for civil rights. Van stated this in an interview once beautiful song
  • Nikki from Ny, FlMy wedding song, I danced to with my mom and also my dad. They danced to it with me when I was a baby and I played it at my daddy's funeral :( LOVE IT more than words can express. Love Van Morrison always xoxo
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