Orphans of Wealth Song Lyrics

Don McLean

Don McLean Tapestry cover art
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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

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


  • credits


    publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Don Mclean
    album: Track 6 in album Tapestry
    release date: 1970-4
    popularity : 159 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