Sail Away Lyrics

Creedence Clearwater Revival


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Randy Newman
album: Track 7 in album Mardi Gras
release date: 1972-4-11
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Blues Rock/Rock & Roll/Southern Rock/Classic Rock
length: 2:33

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Creedence Clearwater Revival Mardi Gras cover art
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Lock the door, sun’s a fallin’.
Poke the fire, don’t let the cold in.
Gonna try to sail away from the rest of my life.

Found a boat to make the break in.
Filled with hope ’bout the step I’m takin’.
Gonna try to sail away from the rest of my life.

Spent a long time list’ning to the captain of the sea,
Shoutin’ orders to his crew; no one hears but me.

Cast away, tide’s a runnin’
Hoist the sail, strong wind’s comin’.
Gonna try to sail away from the rest of my life.

Spent a long time list’ning to the captain of the sea,
Shoutin’ orders to his crew; no one hears but me.

Lock the door, sun’s a fallin’.
Poke the fire, don’t let the cold in.
Gonna try to sail away from the rest of my life.
Gonna try to sail away from the rest of my life.


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Lookin’ for a Reason
  • 2 Take It Like a Friend
  • 3 Need Someone to Hold
  • 4 Tearin’ Up the Country
  • 5 Someday Never Comes
  • 6 What Are You Gonna Do
  • 7 Sail Away
  • 8 Hello Mary Lou
  • 9 Door to Door
  • 10 Sweet Hitch‐Hiker