Forest Lawn

John Denver

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Thomas R Paxton, Tom Paxton
album: Track 4 in album Take Me to Tomorrow
release date: 1970
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
length: 2:41

Album Information

label: RCA Victor
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver Take Me to Tomorrow cover art

Lyrics

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Oh lay me down in Forest Lawn in a silver casket.
Let the Drum and Bugle Corp blow taps while cannons roar;

They'll give me a simple funeral there I know.
And fireworks spelling out â??Rest in Peace,â??

And they have a heavenly choir and a military band there.
With sixteen planes in a last salute, dropping across in a parachute.
I want to go simply when I go,
With a hundred strolling strings,
Oh take me when I'm gone to Forest Lawn.
Oh, come, come, come, come...
Kindly leave a contribution in the pail.
And we'll sell you the church in the dale.
To find a simple resting place is my desire.
My likeness cast in brass, will stand in plastic grass

They'll give me a simple funeral there I know.
With piped-in tapes of Billy Graham.

Forest a slightly higher fee.
Oh take me when I'm gone to Forest Lawn!
Amen

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Track Listing


Vinyl 1
  • 1 Take Me to Tomorrow
  • 2 Isabel
  • 3 Follow Me
  • 4 Forest Lawn
  • 5 Aspenglow
  • 6 Amsterdam
  • 7 Anthem - Revelation
  • 8 Sticky Summer Weather
  • 9 Carolina in My Mind
  • 10 Jimmy Newman
  • 11 Molly