Who Sang She Sings Songs Without Words? Harry Chapin

Harry Chapin Verities & Balderdash cover art
Credits
publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Harry F. Chapin
release date: 1974-8-31
length: 3:33
producer: Paul Leka
arranger: Paul Leka
I was thrown on the cobblestones, tossed at her feet
My fool's mouth was filled with the dust from the street
An out of work court jester with nowhere to go
And no need to speak, for she seemed to know

She sings the songs without words
Songs that sailors, and blind men, and beggars have heard
She knows more of love than the poets can say
And her eyes are for something that won't go away

This mad mocking town, and its dishonored guest
Disappeared in the colors that danced on her dress
She led me to safety in a forest of green
And showed my stale eyes some sights never seen

She sings the songs without words
Songs that sailors, and blind men, and beggars have heard
She knows more of love than the poets can say
And her eyes are for something that won't go away

She spins magic and moonlight in her meadows and streams
And seeks deep inside me and touches my dreams
The morning comes smiling and I laugh with no sound
And snuggle in silence and the sweet peace I've found

And she sings the songs without words
Songs that sailors, and blind men, and beggars have heard
She knows more of love than the poets can say
And her eyes are for something that won't go away

No they won't go away
Go away



Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Cat's in the Cradle
  • 2 I Wanna Learn a Love Song
  • 3 Shooting Star
  • 4 30,000 Pounds of Bananas
  • 5 She Sings Songs Without Words
  • 6 What Made America Famous?
  • 7 Vacancy
  • 8 Halfway to Heaven
  • 9 Six String Orchestra

  • Album Information
    label: Elektra
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin