Raven's Child Lyrics

John Denver

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Joe Henry, John Denver
album: Track 7 in album The Flower That Shattered the Stone
release date: 1990-9
popularity : 17 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk
length: 4:15

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

Cover Art

John Denver The Flower That Shattered the Stone cover art

Lyrics

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This song appears on four albums, and was first released on the Earth Songs album. It has been released on The Flower That Shattered The Stone, The Very Best of John Denver (Single CD) and The John Denver Collection - Rocky Mountain High albums.

Raven's child
Is chasing salvation
Black beak turned white
From the crack and the snow
On the streets of despair
The answer is simple
A spoonful of mercy
Can set free the soul

The drug king sits
On his arrogant throne
Away and above and apart
Even children

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Track Listing

  • 1 The Flower That Shattered the Stone
  • 2 Thanks to You
  • 3 Postcard From Paris
  • 4 High, Wide and Handsome
  • 5 Eagles and Horses
  • 6 A Little Further North
  • 7 Raven's Child
  • 8 Ancient Rhymes
  • 9 The Gift You Are
  • 10 I Watch You Sleeping
  • 11 Stonehaven Sunset
  • 12 The Flower That Shattered the Stone (reprise)