Wild Flowers in a Mason Jar Lyrics

John Denver

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album: Track 9 in album Some Days Are Diamonds
release date: 1981-6
popularity : 17 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Country Rock/Country
length: 3:11

Album Information

country(area): United States
script: Latin

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John Denver Some Days Are Diamonds cover art

Lyrics

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January back in '55 we rode a Greyhound bus through the Georgia midnight
Grandpa was sleeping and the winter sky was clear
We hit a bump and his head jerked back a little and he mumbled something
He woke up smiling but his eyes were bright with tears he said...

I dreamed I was back on the farm
Twenty years have passed boy
But the memory still warms me
Wild flowers in a mason jar

He told me those old stories about that one room cabin in Kentucky
The smell of rain and the feel of the warm earth in his hands
He slowly turned and stared outside
His face was mirrored in the window
And his reflection flew across the moonlit land

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Track Listing

  • 1 Some Days Are Diamonds
  • 2 Gravel on the Ground
  • 3 San Francisco Mabel Joy
  • 4 Sleepin' Alone
  • 5 Easy, on Easy Street
  • 6 The Cowboy and the Lady
  • 7 Country Love
  • 8 Till You Opened My Eyes
  • 9 Wild Flowers in a Mason Jar
  • 10 Boy From the Country