Orphans of Wealth Song Lyrics

Don McLean

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Don Mclean
album: Track 6 in album Tapestry
release date: 1970-4
popularity : 100 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Soft Rock
length: 4:37

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Don McLean Tapestry cover art

Lyrics

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There is no time to discuss or debate
What is right, what is wrong for our people
Time has run out for all those who wait
With bent limbs and minds that are feeble

And the rain falls and blows through their window
And the snow falls and blows through their door
And the seasons revolve 'mid their sounds of starvation
When the tides rise, they cover the floor

And they come from the north
And they come from the south
And they come from the hills and they valleys
And they're migrants and farmers
And miners and humans

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Castles in the Air
  • 2 General Store
  • 3 Magdalene Lane
  • 4 Tapestry
  • 5 Respectable
  • 6 Orphans of Wealth
  • 7 Three Flights Up
  • 8 And I Love You So
  • 9 Bad Girl
  • 10 Circus Song
  • 11 No Reason For Your Dreams