Who Sang Hold Back the Water? Bachman–Turner Overdrive

Bachman–Turner Overdrive Bachman-Turner Overdrive cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1973-5
Genre: Rock
Style: Blues Rock/Southern Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:06
producer: Randy Bachman
lead vocals: C.F. “Fred” Turner
engineer: Mark Smith
electric guitar: Randy Bachman
guitar: Randy Bachman
percussion: Robbie Bachman
drums (drum set): Robbie Bachman
Lyrics
Headed 'cross the border
Looking for a place to play
I left the sun behind
I don't mind

But I think that it looked like rain
Hold back the water
I gotta find time to burn
Hold back the water

I gotta find time to burn
Headed west to Georgia
Looking for the road to L.A.
They say the weather's fine

But the sun don't shine
'Cause the smog's always in the way
Hold back the water
I gotta find time to burn

Hold back the water (Yo!)
I gotta find time to burn
I've never played no smoker
You know I've never played no hotdog

The preacher say
I was born this way
With storm cloud in my heart
Hold back the water

I gotta find time to burn
Hold back the water

I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn (Whooo)

Headed 'cross the border
Looking for a place to play
I left the sun behind
I don't mind

But I think that it looked like rain
Hold back the water
I gotta find time to burn
Hold back the water (Yo!)

I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn
I gotta find time to burn

Hold back the water (Hey!)
I gotta find time to burn

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Gimme Your Money Please
  • 2 Hold Back the Water
  • 3 Blue Collar
  • 4 Little Gandy Dancer
  • 5 Stayed Awake All Night
  • 6 Down and Out Man
  • 7 Don't Get Yourself in Trouble
  • 8 Thank You for the Feelin'

  • Release information
    label: Mercury Records
    country(area): Canada
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin