Portrait (He Knew) Song Lyrics

Kansas

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He had a thousand ideas
You might have heard his name
He lived alone with his vision
Not looking for fortune and fame

Never said too much to speak of
He was off on another plain
The words that he said were a mystery
Nobody's sure he was sane

But he knew
Knew more than me or you
No one could see his view
Where was he going to?

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Point of Know Return
  • 2 Paradox
  • 3 The Spider
  • 4 Portrait (He Knew)
  • 5 Closet Chronicles
  • 6 Lightning’s Hand
  • 7 Dust in the Wind
  • 8 Sparks of the Tempest
  • 9 Nobody’s Home
  • 10 Hopelessly Human


  • credits


    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Kerry Livgren, Steve (usa) Walsh
    album: Track 4 in album Point of Know Return
    release date: 1977-10-11
    popularity : 226 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Acoustic/Hard Rock/Arena Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
    length: 4:36
    arranger: Kansas
    additional engineer: Terry Becker
    bass guitar: Dave Hope
    art direction: Tom Drennon
    lead vocals: Steve Walsh
    background vocals: Steve Walsh and Robby Steinhardt
    percussion: Kerry Livgren, Phil Ehart and Steve Walsh
    synthesizer: Steve Walsh and Kerry Livgren
    organ: Steve Walsh
    piano: Steve Walsh and Kerry Livgren
    vibraphone: Steve Walsh
    violins: Robby Steinhardt
    viola: Robby Steinhardt
    Clavinet: Kerry Livgren
    acoustic guitar: Richard Williams and Kerry Livgren
    electric guitar: Kerry Livgren and Richard Williams
    drums: Phil Ehart
    timpani: Phil Ehart
    chimes: Phil Ehart
    bass: Dave Hope
    pedal steel guitar: Richard Williams
    producer: Jeff Glixman
    engineer: Terry Becker and Jeff Glixman
    writer: Kerry Livgren, Steve Walsh

    Album Information

    label: Kirshner
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin