Bruce Cockburn - All the Diamonds in the World Lyrics


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All the diamonds in this world
That mean anything to me
Are conjured up by wind and sunlight
Sparkling on the sea

I ran aground in a harbour town
Lost the taste for being free
Thank God He sent some gull-chased ship
To carry me to sea

Two thousand years and half a world away
Dying trees still grow greener when you pray

Silver scales flash bright and fade
In reeds along the shore
Like a pearl in sea of liquid jade
His ship comes shining
Like a crystal swan in a sky of suns
His ship comes shining

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 All the Diamonds in the World
  • 2 Salt, Sun and Time
  • 3 Don't Have to Tell You Why
  • 4 Stained Glass
  • 5 Rouler Sa Bosse
  • 6 Never So Free
  • 7 Seeds on the Wind
  • 8 It Won't Be Long
  • 9 Christmas Song

  • Album Information
    label: True North Records
    country(area): Canada
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin