Time is Passing [Live (1971 / Young Vic, London)]

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The Who are an English rock band formed in 1964 by Roger Daltrey (lead vocals, guitar, harmonica), Pete Townshend (vocals, guitar, keyboards), John Entwistle (vocals, bass) and Keith Moon, (drums, vocals). They became known for energetic live performances which often included instrument destruction… more »

I'm playing my guitar while my sister bangs the jar
The glass sets up a sound like people laughing
It's going to my brain and it's easing all my pain
I must hear this sound again 'cause time is passing 
Mmm.
I'm walking by the sea and the shingle sings for me
The crabs are swimming down among the starfish 
The rocks all clatter down and the seagulls fly around 
But the whole trip rubs it in that time is passing, passing 
Find it, I got to hear it all again 
My heart has heard the sound of harmony  Blind to it, as my tears fall again 
It's only by the music I'll be free
There's something in the whisper of the trees  Millions hear it, still they can't believe  There are echoes of it splashing in the waves 
As an empire of dead men leave their graves 
Don't listen to people talk, don't listen to 'em selling souls
Don't listen to me or words from men above 
Don't hear it in your needs and don't hear it in your greeds 
Just hear it in the sound of time a-passing
Find it, I got to hear it all again 
My heart has heard the sound of harmony  Blind to it, as my tears fall again 
It's only by the music I'll be free

Written by: PETE TOWNSHEND

Lyrics © ABKCO MUSIC INC PETE TOWNSHEND CATALOG , FABULOUS MUSIC LTD , SPIRIT MUSIC GROUP

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Time is Passing [Live (1971 / Young Vic, London)]