Carry on Wayward Son Song Lyrics

Kansas

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Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more

Once I rose above the noise and confusion
Just to get a glimpse beyond the illusion
I was soaring ever higher, but I flew too high
Though my eyes could see I still was a blind man
Though my mind could think I still was a mad man
I hear the voices when I'm dreamin', I can hear them say

Carry on my wayward son
There'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest

Track Listing


Cartridge 1
  • 1 Opus Insert
  • 2 Miracles out of Nowhere
  • 3 Questions of My Childhood
  • 4 Cheyenne Anthem
  • 5 Magnum Opus: a. Father Padilla Meets the Perfect Gnat; b. Howling at the Moon; c. Man Overboard; d. Industry On Parade; e. Release the Beavers; f. Gnat Attack
  • 6 The Wall (part I)
  • 7 The Wall (conclusion)
  • 8 What’s on My Mind
  • 9 Carry On Wayward Son


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Kerry Livgren, Kerry A Livgren
    album: Track 9 in album Leftoverture
    release date: 1976-10
    popularity : 127 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Acoustic/Hard Rock/Prog Rock/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 5:23
    remixer: Davy Moire, Kerry Livgren and Richard Williams
    producer: Jeff Glixman
    drums: Phil Ehart
    piano: Kerry Livgren
    lead vocals: Steve Walsh
    engineer: Bill “Bleu” Evans
    electric guitar: Kerry Livgren and Richard Williams
    violin: Robby Steinhardt
    background vocals: Robby Steinhardt
    organ: Steve Walsh
    viola: Robby Steinhardt
    acoustic guitar: Richard Williams
    percussion: Phil Ehart
    bass guitar: Dave Hope
    Clavinet: Kerry Livgren
    Moog: Kerry Livgren
    assistant engineer: Jeff Glixman
    synthesizer: Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh
    composer: Kerry Livgren
    lyricist: Kerry Livgren

    Album Information

    label: Kirshner
    country(area): United States
    format: Cartridge
    script: Latin