add artist photo
Joan Baez
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Joan Baez

Once I Knew A Pretty Girl lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Joan Baez – Once I Knew A Pretty Girl lyrics

Once I knew a pretty girl
I loved her as my life
I'd gladly give my heart and hand
To make her my wife
Ooh, to make her my wife

She took me by the hand
She led me to the door
She put her arms around me
Saying, "Please don't come no more"
Ooh, Please, come no more

Well, I'd not been gone
But about six months
When she did complain
And she wrote me a letter
Saying, "please come back again."
Ooh, Please, come again

So I sent her an answer
Just for to let her know
That no young man should venture
Where once he could not go
Ooh, Where once he could not go.

So come all you young lovers
Take a warning from me
And never hang your affections
On a green, growing tree
Ooh, on a green, growing tree

For the leaves they will wither
Roots will decay
And the beauty of a young girl
Will soon fade away
Ooh, will soon fade away



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/joan_baez/once_i_knew_a_pretty_girl.html

Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      20 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×