Redbud Tree Lyrics

Mark Knopfler


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 1 in album Privateering
release date: 2012-8-31
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
length: 3:19
engineer: Chuck Ainlay, Mark Knopfler
producer: Mark Knopfler
co producer: Guy E. Fletcher, Chuck Ainlay
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Cover Art


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Hunted down I came upon
A place of ferns and grass
Gathered to a redbud tree
And now their footsteps pass
Where I crouch in dread
Discovery my certain death
Bur leaves reaching for my head
As i suspend my breath

Redbud tree shelter me shelter me
Redbud tree shelter me shelter me

Those days of fear are gone
Yet i am pledged to her
As to my only one
My lovely protector

Redbud tree shelter me shelter me
Redbud tree shelter me shelter me
Redbud tree shelter me shelter me
Redbud tree shelter me shelter me.

Track Listing

  • 1 Redbud Tree
  • 2 Haul Away
  • 3 Don’t Forget Your Hat
  • 4 Privateering
  • 5 Miss You Blues
  • 6 Corned Beef City
  • 7 Go, Love
  • 8 Hot or What
  • 9 Yon Two Crows
  • 10 Seattle
  • 1 Kingdom of Gold
  • 2 Got to Have Something
  • 3 Radio City Serenade
  • 4 I Used to Could
  • 5 Gator Blood
  • 6 Bluebird
  • 7 Dream of the Drowned Submariner
  • 8 Blood and Water
  • 9 Today Is Okay
  • 10 After the Beanstalk
  • 1 Why Aye Man (live)
  • 2 Cleaning My Gun (unmixed 2–track)
  • 3 Corned Beef City (unmixed 2–track)
  • 4 Sailing to Philadelphia (live)
  • 5 Hill Farmer’s Blues (unmixed 2–track)