Sledgehammer Lyrics

Bachman-Turner Overdrive


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Bachman
album: Track 4 in album Not Fragile
release date: 1974
popularity : 4 users have visited this page.
length: 4:37
guitar: Randy Bachman, Blair Thornton
solo instrument: Randy Bachman, Blair Thornton
lead vocals: Randy Bachman, C.F. "Fred" Turner
composer: Randy Bachman

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For days I have tried to forget you
And not care where you are
No matter where you are

But fables are not made from memories
I got to try to find
A way to ease my mind

You're like a sledgehammer
Clickin', clickin', on my mind
You're like a sledgehammer baby
You been beating on my mind

You're like a sledgehammer
You been sneakin' all the time, wow
You're like a sledgehammer baby
You been beating on my mind

For nights I have gone without sleeping
I wonder where you are
I wonder where you are

But I must build my castle with daydreams
And watch 'em fade away
Watch 'em fade away

You're like a sledgehammer
You been beating on my mind
You're like a sledgehammer baby
Always hitting from behind

You're like a sledgehammer baby
You been sneakin' all the time, wow
You're like a sledgehammer baby
Always hitting on my mind

You're like a sledgehammer baby
Always hitting on my mind
You're like a sledgehammer baby
Always hitting from behind

Track Listing

  • 1 Not Fragile
  • 2 Rock Is My Life, and This Is My Song
  • 3 Roll on Down the Highway
  • 4 You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
  • 5 Free Wheelin'
  • 6 Sledgehammer
  • 7 Blue Moanin’
  • 8 Second Hand
  • 9 Givin' It All Away