Roll Me Through the Rushes

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Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan (born Yvette Marie Stevens; March 23, 1953), frequently known as the "Queen of Funk-Soul", is a 10-time Grammy Award winning American singer-songwriter who gained fame in the 1970s as the frontwoman and focal point of the funk band Rufus. more »

[Chorus]
Roll me through the rushes like Moses 
Roll me through the rushes just like Moses 

Roll me through the rushes like Moses  Guide me to the new woman who waits 
Current, leave me on the banks 
By the cottage  Where we will dine with silver cups
And golden plates

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I've prepared for my last journey 
You know I've worked all my life
To make this basket strong
But a woman alone on a river 
She can't stay in the water too long

I've been chilled, I've lost my will
And I've stayed away from rivers 
Much too long
I really must stay in this dirty dirty city
Till I found out that my strength was gone

[Chorus]

Just like Moses 

Make my journey, make it short in space 
Let me lose this hardness that I got now, Lord
Water, wash away all traces of hate
I will do what you say
If you just show me how, river 

[Chorus]

Roll me through the rushes like Moses 
Roll me through the rushes 
Just like Moses on the Nile

River, river (sail) [Repeat: x4]

Written by: DAVID LASLEY, LANA MARRANO

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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