Slip Slidin' Away

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Paul Simon

Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an award-winning musician whose talents in composing, performing, and vocal harmony placed him at the forefront of the singer-songwriters on an international scale. Simon's fame, influence and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Gar… more »

Slip slidin' away
Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

I know a man
He came from my home town
He wore his passion for his woman Like a thorny crown
He said Dolores I live in fear
My love for you's so overpowering I'm afraid that I will disappear 
Slip slidin' away
Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

I know a woman Became a wife These are the very words she uses
To describe her life
She said a good day
Ain't got no rain
She said a bad day's when I lie in bed
And think of things that might have been

Slip slidin' away
Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

I know a father He had a son
He longed to tell him all the reasons For the things he'd done
He came a long way
Just to explain He kissed his boy as he lay sleeping Then he turned around and headed home again 
Slip slidin' away
Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

God only knows God makes his plans The information's unavailable To the mortal man
We work our jobs Collect our pay Believe we're gliding down the highway When in fact we're slip slidin' away

Slip slidin' away
Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

Slip slidin' away
You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away

Written by: PAUL SIMON

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