Joseph's Coat Lyrics

Quicksilver Messenger Service


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Tim Rice
album: Track 6 in album Shady Grove
release date: 1969
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genres: Rock
styles: Psychedelic Rock
length: 4:49

Cover Art

Quicksilver Messenger Service Shady Grove cover art
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Joseph's many coloured coat
Left him lyin' in the moat
He lived his life
As prince and slave
And in the end forgave
You wanna feel like a man
Then act like a man
You wanna be like a man
Then act like one yeah
You live your life
By bein' fair
You'll find that
Your strength lies there
For pigs and armies
Will fight in vain
Against a natural main
You wanna feel like a man
Then act like a man
You wanna be like a man
Then act like a man
The road of life
Is dark and steep
Sometimes it's like a
Nightmare creepin'
If you don't give for what you take
You may never wake


Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Shady Grove
  • 2 Flute Song
  • 3 3 or 4 Feet From Home
  • 4 Too Far
  • 5 Holy Moly
  • 6 Joseph's Coat
  • 7 Flashing Lonesome
  • 8 Word's Can't Say
  • 9 Edward, (The Mad Shirt Grinder)