We Can Talk

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The Band were a Canadian-American roots rock group that originally consisted of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, trombone, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboard instruments, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, baritone saxophone, … more »

We can talk about it now
It's the same old riddle, only starting from the middle I'd fix it but I don't know how
Well, we could try to reason, but you might think it treason One voice for all, echoing along the hall
Don't give up on Father Clock
We can talk about it now

Come, let me show you how
To keep the wheels turning, you've got to keep the engine churning
But did you ever milk a cow
I had the chance one day, but I was all dressed up for Sunday Everybody, everywhere, do you really care
Well then, pick up your heads and walk
We can talk about it now

It seems to me we've been holding something Underneath our tongues I'm afraid if you ever got a pat on the back
It would likely burst your lungs Stop me if I should sound kinda down in the mouth But I'd rather be burned in Canada than to freeze here in the South  Moving that eternal plow
We've got to find a sharper blade, or have a new one made
Rest awhile and cool your brow
Don't you see there's no need to slave, the whip is in the grave No sulfur, no trance, it's safe now to take a backward glance Because the flames have turned to chalk We can talk about it now



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