Snowbird Lyrics

Anne Murray


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Gene Mac Lellan
album: Track 6 in album This Way Is My Way
release date: 1969
popularity : 61 users have visited this page.
length: 2:12
composer: Gene MacLellan

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Beneath this snowy mantle cold and clean
The unborn grass lies waiting
For its coat to turn to green
The snowbird sings the song he always sings
And speaks to me of flowers
That will bloom again in spring

When I was young my heart was young then too
Anything that it would tell me
That's the thing that I would do
But now I feel such emptiness within
For the thing that I want most in life's
The thing thing that I can't win

Spread your tiny wings and fly away
And take the snow back with you
Where it came from on that day
The one I love forever is untrue
And if I could you know that I would
Fly away with you

The breeze along the river seems to say
That he'll only break me heart again
Should I decide to stay
So little snowbird take me with you
When you go
To that land of gentle breezes
Where the peaceful waters flow

Spread your tiny wings and fly away
And take the snow back with you
Where it came from on that day
The one I love forever is untrue
And if I could you know that I would
Fly away with you

Track Listing

  • 1 Bidin' My Time
  • 2 Sittin' Back Lovin' You
  • 3 No One Is to Blame
  • 4 I Wonder How the Old Folks Are at Home
  • 5 Sunspots
  • 6 He May Call
  • 7 Thirsty Boots
  • 8 Snowbird
  • 9 Hard as I Try
  • 10 I'll Be Your Baby Tonight
  • 11 Nice to Be With You