Tradewinds Lyrics

John Denver


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: John Denver, John Denver
album: Track 2 in album I Want to Live
release date: 1977-11
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length: 3:18

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Riding on a tradewind
Filling my sails with a soft and southerly breeze
Living on the ocean blue

Dreaming of the islands
Rapping myself in the glow of a tropical moon
I never shiver when the sun goes down

All the Earth she sings to me
Every shallow, every tree
Surely my loves shining like the sea

I can make you happy
If I can I'll take you away on a wave in my arms
Never leave you on the edge all alone

If you feel like dancing
Rolling like the water across my sleepless night
Making me a peaceful place

All my life to be with you
All I ever want to do
Knowing you are feeling that way too

Distant thunder, heavy seas
Rocky Mountain memories
Surely I was lost till I found thee

Track Listing

  • 1 How Can I Leave You Again?
  • 2 Tradewinds
  • 3 Bet on the Blues
  • 4 It Amazes Me
  • 5 To the Wild Country
  • 6 Ripplin' Waters
  • 7 Thirsty Boots
  • 8 Dearest Esmeralda
  • 9 Singing Skies and Dancing Waters
  • 10 I Want to Live
  • 11 Druthers