Rocks on the Road Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull Catfish Rising cover art
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There's a black cat down on the quayside.
Ship's lights, green eyes glowing in the dark.
Two young cops handing out a beating:
Know how to hurt and leave no mark.
Down in the half-lit bar of the hotel
There's a call for the last round of the day.
Push back the stool, take that elevator ride.
Fall in bed and kick my shoes away,
Kick my shoes away, kick my shoes away.
Rocks on the road.

Can't sleep through the wild sound of the city.
Hear a car full of young boys heading for a fight.
Long distance telephone keeps ringing out engaged:
Wonder who you're talking with tonight.

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 This Is Not Love
  • 2 Occasional Demons
  • 3 Roll Yer Own
  • 4 Rocks on the Road
  • 5 Sparrow on the Schoolyard Wall
  • 6 Thinking Round Corners
  • 7 Still Loving You Tonight
  • 8 Doctor to My Disease
  • 9 Like a Tall Thin Girl
  • 10 White Innocence
  • 11 Sleeping With the Dog
  • 12 Gold-Tipped Boots, Black Jacket and Tie
  • 13 When Jesus Came to Play


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Ian Anderson
    album: Track 4 in album Catfish Rising
    release date: 1991-9-10
    popularity : 62 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 5:33
    composer: Ian Anderson
    lyricist: Ian Anderson

    Album Information

    label: Chrysalis
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 094632188625
    script: Latin