Prison Song Lyrics

Graham Nash


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Graham Nash
album: Track 3 in album Wild Tales
release date: 1973-12
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length: 3:14

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One day a friend took me aside
And said I have to leave you
For buying something from a friend
They say I've done wrong
For protecting the name of a man
They say I'll have to leave you,
So now I'm bidding you farewell
For much too long.
And here's a song to sing,
For every man inside,
If he can hear you sing
It's an open door.
There's not a rich man there,
Who couldn't pay his way
And buy the freedom that's a high price
For the poor.

Kids in Texas
Smoking grass,
Ten year sentence
Comes to pass
Misdemeanor
In Ann Arbor,
Ask the judges
Why?

One day a friend said to her kids
I'm gonna have to leave you
For selling something to the man
I guess I did wrong
And although I did the best I could
I'm gonna have to leave you
So now I'm kissing you farewell
For much too long.
And here's a song to sing,
For every man inside
If he can hear you sing
It's an open door.
There's not a rich man there
Who couldn't pay his way
And buy the freedom that's a high price
For the poor

Track Listing

  • 1 Wild Tales
  • 2 Hey You (Looking at the Moon)
  • 3 Prison Song
  • 4 You'll Never Be the Same
  • 5 And So It Goes
  • 6 Grave Concern
  • 7 Oh! Camil
  • 8 I Miss You
  • 9 On the Line
  • 10 Another Sleep Song