Castles Made of Sand Lyrics

Jimi Hendrix

publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Walt Disney Music Company, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Antonina Armato, Alyson Michalka, Amanda Michalka, Timothy James
album: Track in album The Story of Jimi Hendrix
release date: 1978
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Blues Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Classic Rock
length: 2:35

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Jimi Hendrix The Story of Jimi Hendrix cover art
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Down the street you can hear her scream "you're a disgrace"
As she slams the door in his drunken face
And now he stands outside
And all the neighbors start to gossip and drool
He cries "Oh, girl you must be mad,
What happened to the sweet love you and me had?"
Against the door he leans and starts a scene,
And his tears fall and burn the garden green

And so castles made of sand fall in the sea, eventually

A little indian brave before he was ten,
Played wargames in the woods with his indian friends
And he built up a dream that when he grew up
He would be a fearless warrior indian chief
Many moons past and more the dream grew strong until
Tomorrow he would sing his first warsong and fight his first battle
But something went wrong, surprise attack killed him in his sleep that night

And so castles made of sand melts into the sea, eventually

There was a young girl, whos heart was a frown
'Cause she was crippled for life,
and she couldn't speak a sound
And she wished and prayed she could stop living,
So she decided to die
She drew her wheelchair to the edge of the shore
And to her legs she smiled "you won't hurt me no more"
But then a sight she'd never seen made her jump and say
"look a golden winged ship is passing my way"

And it really didn't have to stop, it just kept on going...

And so castles made of sand slips into the sea, eventually

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Purple Haze
  • 2 Love or Confusion
  • 3 Message to Love
  • 4 Gypsy Boy
  • 5 Little Miss Lover
  • 6 I Don't Live Today
  • 7 And the Gods Made Love
  • 8 She's So Fine
  • 9 Hey Joe
  • 10 Remember
  • 11 Are You Experienced
  • 12 Third Stone From the Sun
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 The Wind Cries Mary
  • 2 All Along the Watchtower
  • 3 Manic Depression
  • 4 If Six Was Nine
  • 5 Bold as Love
  • 6 Little Wing
  • 7 Foxy Lady
  • 8 Burning of the Midnight Lamp
  • 9 Trashman
  • 10 Castles Made of Sand
  • 11 Voodoo Chile
  • 12 Stone Free Again