George Hamilton IV Suzanne Lyrics

The Best of George Hamilton IV, Volume 2 Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Canadian Pacific
  • 2 Dirty Old Man
  • 3 Blue Train
  • 4 Suzanne
  • 5 10 Degrees and Getting Colder
  • 6 Anyway
  • 7 She's a Little Bit Country
  • 8 Streets of London
  • 9 Countryfied
  • 10 Let's Get Together
  • 11 West Texas Highway
  • 12 Second Cup of Coffee
  • 13 Back Where It's At
  • 14 Country Music in My Soul
  • Suzanne takes you down to her place near the river
    You can hear the boats go by you can stay the night beside her
    And you know she's half crazy but that's why you want to be there
    And she feeds you tea and oranges that come all the way from China
    Just when you mean to tell her that you have no love to give her
    Then she gets you on her wave length and she lets the river answer
    That you've always been her lover
    And you want to travel with her and you want to travel blind
    And you know she will trust you
    'Cause you've touched her perfect body with your mind

    And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water
    And he spent a long time searching from his lonely wooden tower
    And just when he knew for certain only drowning men could see him
    He said all men will be sailors then until the sea shall free them
    But he himself was broken long before the sky would open
    Forsaken almost human he sank beneath your wisdom like a stone
    And you want to travel with him and you want to travel blind
    And you think may be you'll trust him
    For he's touched your perfect body with his mind

    Suzanne takes your hand and she leads you to the river
    She's weaving rags and feathers from salvation army counters
    And the sun pours down like honey on our lady of the harbour
    And she shows you where to look among the garbage and the flowers
    There are heroes in the seaweed there are children in the morning
    They are leaning out for love they will lean that way forever
    While Suzanne holds the mirror
    And you want to travel with her and you want to travel blind
    And you know that you can trust her
    For she's touched your perfect body with her mind

    Written by: Leonard Cohen
    Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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