Green Leaves of Summer

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The Brothers Four

The Brothers Four are an American folk singing group, founded in 1957 in Seattle, Washington, known for their 1960 hit song "Greenfields". more »

Woo, woo,
A time to be reaping 
A time to be sowing 
The green leaves of summer 

Are calling me home "
Twas so good to be young then 
In the season of plenty 
When the catfish were jumping 

As high as the sky 
A time just for planting 
A time just for ploughing 
A time to be courting 

A girl of your own "
Twas so good to be young then 
To be close to the earth 
And to stand by your wife 

At the moment of birth, woo
A time to be reaping 
A time to be sowing 
A time just for living 

A place for to die "
Twas so good to be young then 
To be close to the earth 
Now the green leaves of summer 
Are calling me home "

Twas so good to be young then 
To be close to the earth 
Now the green leaves of summer 
Are calling me home

Written by: DIMITRI TIOMKIN, PAUL FRANCIS WEBSTER

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, GUY WEBSTER/WEBSTER MUSIC

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