Nazareth

Exercises

1972 (Pegasus PEG 14)


Side one:
1 I will not be led 3:03
2 Cat's eye, apple pie 3:10
3 In my time 3:30
4 Woke up this morning 3:14
5 Called her name 4:22

Side two:
6 Fool about you 2:47
7 Love, now you're gone 2:25
8 Madelaine 5:56
9 Sad song 2:12
10 1692 (Glen Coe Massacre) 3:56

All songs by Nazareth
All titles published by Mountain/Carlin Music


I will not be led

You have your rules and regulations,
You say his love is my salvation
Then talk of faith and segregation,
You say that I must wait,
He will not communicate,
I will not join your congregaiton.

You force me into situations,
Preach bad of sin and fornication,
Forget your dworded celebration,
My heart fills up with rage
Who are you to gauge,
The purpose of my worlds creation.

I can not see the light you're seeing,
I have my own thoughts to believe in,
I will not heed the words you're hearing,
I will not be accused, my liberty abused
You choose the cross that you are bearing.

You want me to believe the words you read
But I don't believe in what your good book says,
I just believe that when I'm dead I'm dead.
You say I must repent,
Bow down and show respect,
I am a man and I will not be led.

Cat's eye, apple pie

Cat's eye apple pie, what am I gonna do,
The woman I love walked out on me,
What am I gonna do.
Hound dog, bull frog, she just up and gone,
The woman I love has done me wrong,
What am I gonna do.
Green beans, black eyed peas,
What am I gonna do,
The woman I love has let me down,
What am I gonna do.

She's a Delta Queen know what I mean,
As mean as a wildfire lightnin',
She can win and break the heart of any man,
She's the Delta Queen of New Orleans,
And she loved me somethin frightnin'
But she left me for a dollar wavin' man.

In my time

In my life there's places I've seen,
Places I've been in my life.
In my life there's things I have done,
Times I have won in my life.
Ships I have known,
Winds that have blown.

In my time were people who cared,
People who shared in my time,
Welcomed the good accepted the bad,
Enjoyed what I had in my time,

People I've known,
Times on my own.

And now I'm growing old,
In memory I can hold
My picture book unfolds and I
Can feel myself grow cold

In my life there's times to forget,
Things to regret in my life,
May have wrong but tried to do right
I followed the light in my life,
But now the light grow dim,
My days are closing in.

Woke up this morning

Woke up this morning my dog was dead,
Someone disliked him shot him through the head.

Woke up this morning my cat had died,
I know I'll miss her sat down and cried,

Came home this evening my hog was gone,
People here don't like me think I'll soon move on.

Now something happened that would make a saint frown.
I turned my back and my house burned down.

Called her name

Called her name but the wind blew strong,
I called in vain though I tried so long,
Called the sea to bring her home,
But the sea don't hear and I'm still alone
I feel an emptiness inside,
Something within me I can't hide,

Standing here looking at the sky,
But the light I see can't tell me why,
I feel an emptiness inside,
Something within me I can't hide,

Everytime I stop to think
That's the time I get lonely,
That's the time it hurts the most
Everytime i get lonely

What went wrong, who am I to blame,
Did I take too long to call her name,

I feel an emptiness inside,
Something within me I can't hide.

Fool about you

Sometimes I feel I've been hung on a line,
Wasting my time,
Sometimes I feel I've been hung upside down,
You turned me around just a fool about you.
Sometimes I feel I've been left on the moon,
Fed with a spoon,
Sometimes I feel like a dog with no bone,
Or a toad with no stone, just a fool about you.

Sometimes I feel like saying goodbye,
'Cause I'm living a lie,
Sometimes I feel like a clock with no time,
Or a verse with no rhyme, just a fool about you,
Sometimes I feel like a bird with no wing,
Or a bee with no sting,
Sometimes I feel like a train with no line,
Or a glass with no wine, just a fool about you.

Everybody knows I'm a fool about you just a
Fool, just a crazy fool,
Everybody knows I can't live without you,
So what am I gonna do.

Love, now you're gone

Love, now that you're gone,
I just can't carry on,
Love left a space,
I can't erase that face,
Love that I knew gone like the morning dew,
What will I do without her.

Love, where is she now,
I sit and think of how,
She used to be,
Happy with me,
Love that I knew gone like the morning dew,
What will I do without her.

Love, left me for good,
I never thought she would,
Now I'm alone,
Wondering where she's gone,
Love that I knew gone like the morning dew,
What will I do without her.

Madelaine

Standing watching a pale blue moon,
Rising slowly in a winter sky,
Waiting, hoping she'll come home soon,
And I won't ask her where or why.
As the evening shadows fall,
Madelaine, Madelaine.
I can hear the night wind call,
Call her name, Madelaine.

Turning slowly I hear her call,
Echo softly through the silver pines,
Walking home the first snowflake falls,
Still she's always on my mind.

As the evening shadows fall,
Madelaine, Madelaine.
I can hear the night wind call,
Call her name, Madelaine.

Sad song

Every song I sing's a sad song,
Every note seems out of key,
Every line I write falls out of rhyme,
Since you're far away from me.

Every night I watch the stars fall,
Watch them till I'm fast asleep,
But when I'm sleeping i'm not dreaming,
Since you're far away from me.

Oh but I need you,
Honest I do,
You know that I miss you,
I'll always miss you.

Every song I hear is a sad song,
Every word applies to me,
Lonelieness is something I know about,
Since you're far away from me.

1692 (Glen Coe Massacre)

Mist upon the hill can remember murder,
Mist upon the hills that once flowed with blood,
Helped to cover up an approaching army,
Hid the killing lust in the eyes of men.

Sitting by the fire was a sentry sleeping,
Rolled up in their beds were children that play,
Unsuspecting what was to fall upon them,
None of them would see the dawn next day.

Bloody were the blades that fell on children,
Hate the blinding light tried to kill a name,
The mountains only know all the souls that died there,
Glen Coe from that day can recall the shame.

The quiet night never gave them warning,
The silence of the hills wouldn't let them know,
They'd never rise again on a mist filled morning,
Never see the sunrise above Glen Coe.


Any typos are unintentional, but the commas, punctuations and indents are as on the original record.
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