Who Sang The Jeweler? Pearls Before Swine

Release information
Release Date: 1970
Genre: Rock Folk, World, & Country
Style: Folk/Folk Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 2:49
Lyrics
The jeweler has a shop on the corner of the boulevard
In the night, in small spectacles, he polishes old coins
He uses spit and cloth and ashes
He makes them shine with ashes
He knows the use of ashes
He worships God with ashes

The coins are often very old by the time they reach the jeweler
With his hands and ashes he will try the best he can
He knows that he can only shine them
Cannot repair the scratches
He knows that even new coins have scars so he just smiles
He knows the use of ashes
He worships God with ashes

In the darkest of the night both his hands will blister badly
They will often open painfully and the blood flows from his hands
He works to take from black coin faces the thumbprints from so many ages
He wishes he could cure the scars
When he forgets he sometimes cries
He knows the use of ashes
He worships God with ashes

Tracklist
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Jeweler
  • 2 From the Movie of the Same Name
  • 3 Rocket Man
  • 4 God Save the Child
  • 5 Song About a Rose
  • 6 Tell Me Why
  • 7 Margery
  • 8 The Old Man
  • 9 Riegal
  • 10 When the War Began

  • Release information
    label: Reprise Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin