A Venture Song Lyrics


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Once a peaceful man laid his old head down by a river,
Thought about his childhood life, his father and forgiver,
Couldn't hide away, hide away.

He controlled the horses with a hand clap or a whisper,
Drink he couldn't combat but he knew he was no sinner,
Couldn't hide away, hide away.

He told all his sons of all the antics of adventure,
Then he told another one who drove himself to drink
Not to hide away, hide away.

Better men have realized alone is not a venture,
A decent man would realize alone is not a venture,
Just to hide away, hide away.

Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Yours Is No Disgrace
  • 2 Clap
  • 3 Starship Trooper: a. Life Seeker b. Disillusion c. Würm
  • 4 I’ve Seen All Good People: a. Your Move b. All Good People
  • 5 A Venture
  • 6 Perpetual Change

  • credits

    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Jon Anderson
    album: Track 5 in album The Yes Album
    release date: 1971-1-29
    popularity : 82 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Art Rock/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
    length: 3:19
    producer: Yes and Eddy Offord
    engineer: Eddy Offord
    writer: Jon Anderson, Jon Anderson

    Album Information

    label: Atlantic
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin