When The River Moves On lyrics by Willy Mason - original song full text. Official When The River Moves On lyrics, 2020 version | LyricsMode.com
Request & respond explanations
  • Don't understand the meaning of the song?
  • Highlight lyrics and request an explanation.
  • Click on highlighted lyrics to explain.
Willy Mason – When The River Moves On lyrics
Brother brother brother
Please forgive me
Your woman loves another
And I fear that I am he
We grew up in the same wood
We fished the same pond
If ever our lines tangled
We'd cut 'em before dawn
Will you hold on to what is gone
Will you hold the rock when the river moves on
Mother mother mother
Sing a song to me
My friends have all gone travelling
And there's panic on tv
You know I am your baby
You've served my every need
But I've got this feeling lately
I've got to leave home to be free
Will you hold...
Father father father
Don't you ever hold defeat
Let it slip right through your fingers
When people spit it through their teeth
I was created in your likeness
And for that I'm blessed to be
But it's time to separate my own dreams
For the ones you've passed to me
Will you hold...
×



Lyrics taken from /lyrics/w/willy_mason/when_the_river_moves_on.html

  • Email
  • Correct

When The River Moves On meanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts about When The River Moves On

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!

Post meanings

U
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

official video

Featured lyrics

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z