Chelsea Morning Song Lyrics

Fairport Convention


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Alfred
writers: Joni Mitchell
album: Track 7 in album Fairport Convention
release date: 1968-6
popularity : 59 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 3:05
composer: Joni Mitchell
lyricist: Joni Mitchell

Album Information

label: Polydor
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

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Woke up big this Chelsea morning and the first thing that I heard
Was a song outside my window
And the traffic wrote the words
It came ringing up like Christmas bells

And rapping up like pipes and drums
Oh, won't you stay, we'll put on a day and we'll wear it till the night comes
Woke up big this Chelsea morning and the first thing that I saw
Was the sun through yellow curtains

And a rainbow on my wall
Blue, red, green and gold to welcome you
Crimson, crystal peaks to beckon
Oh, won't you stay, we'll put on a day, there's a side-show every second


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Time Will Show the Wiser
  • 2 I Don't Know Where I Stand
  • 3 If ( Stomp )
  • 4 Decameron
  • 5 Jack O'Diamonds
  • 6 Portfolio
  • 7 Chelsea Morning
  • 8 Sun Shade
  • 9 The Lobster
  • 10 It's Alright Ma, It's Only Witchcraft
  • 11 One Sure Thing
  • 12 M.1 Breakdown