Teach Your Children Song Lyrics

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà vu cover art
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You who are on the road
Must have a code that you can live by
And so become yourself
Because the past is just a good-bye.
Teach your children well,
Their father's hell did slowly go by,
And feed them on your dreams
The one they picks, the one you'll know by.
Don't you ever ask them why, if they told you, you will cry,
So just look at them and sigh
And know they love you.

And you, of tender years,
Can't know the fears that your elders grew by,
And so please help them with your youth,

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Carry On
  • 2 Teach Your Children
  • 3 Almost Cut My Hair
  • 4 Helpless
  • 5 Woodstock
  • 6 Déjà vu
  • 7 Our House
  • 8 4 + 20
  • 9 Country Girl: Whiskey Boot Hill – Down, Down, Down – “Country Girl” (I Think You’re Pretty)
  • 10 Everybody I Love You


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Graham Nash
    album: Track 2 in album Déjà vu
    release date: 1970-3-11
    popularity : 74 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:55
    producer: Neil Young, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and David Crosby
    vocal: Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and David Crosby
    engineer: Bill Halverson
    recorded by: Bill Halverson
    guitars & bass: Stephen Stills
    steel guitar: Jerry Garcia
    tambourine: Dallas Taylor
    pedal steel guitar: Jerry Garcia
    guitars & tambourine: Graham Nash
    composer: Graham Nash
    lyricist: Graham Nash

    Album Information

    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin