Wishbone Ash - Throw Down the Sword Lyrics

Wishbone Ash Argus cover art
publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Andrew Powell, David Turner, Martin Turner, Steve Upton
release date: 1972-4-28
popularity : 61 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Hard Rock/Psychedelic Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:52
producer: Derek Lawrence
drums: Steve Upton
lead vocals: Andy Powell and Martin Turner
engineer: Martin Birch
guitar: Ted Turner and Andy Powell
percussion: Steve Upton
bass guitar: Martin Turner
lyricist: Martin Turner
composer: Martin Turner
Throw down the sword,
The fight is done and over,
Neither lost, neither won.
To cast away the fury of the battle
And turn my weary eyes for home.

There were times when I stood at death's own door
Only hoping for an answer.

Throw down the sword,
And leave the glory
A story time can never change.
To walk the road, the load I have to carry
A journey's end, a wounded soul.

There were times when I stood at death's own door
Only searching for an answer.

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Time Was
  • 2 Sometime World
  • 3 Blowin’ Free
  • 4 The King Will Come
  • 5 Leaf and Stream
  • 6 Warrior
  • 7 Throw Down the Sword

  • Album Information
    label: MCA Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin