Beautiful Song Lyrics

Nanci Griffith


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Nanci Griffith
album: Track 4 in album Hearts in Mind
release date: 2004
popularity : 239 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk/Country Rock/Folk Rock
length: 4:10

Album Information

label: Universal Music
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 602498644393
script: Latin

Cover Art

Nanci Griffith Hearts in Mind cover art


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Here's a photograph of you in Woody Hermann?s band
It was 1952, you were such a handsome man
One of you at a memorial with all of Hoagy?s clan
And then you and my mother, walking hand in hand

And she was beautiful and you played the piano
You were beautiful upon the keys
The world was beautiful when the two of you were dancing
Beautiful to me

You took a photograph of us, your ladies liberty
My hair was in the breeze then I played Carnegie
Grandmother read the sonnet of Emma Lazarus
She's only halfway in this picture, you took of all of us


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Simple Life
  • 2 Angels
  • 3 Heart of Indochine
  • 4 Beautiful
  • 5 Back When Ted Loved Sylvia
  • 6 Mountain Of Sorrow
  • 7 Old Hanoi
  • 8 Before
  • 9 I Love This Town
  • 10 Rise To The Occasion
  • 11 Love Conquers All
  • 12 Last Train Home
  • 13 Big Blue Ball of War