Ribbon of Darkness

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About Ribbon of Darkness

"Ribbon of Darkness" is a song written by Gordon Lightfoot that was released in 1965 as a single by Marty Robbins. The song was Robbins' eleventh number one on the U. S. country singles chart, where it spent one week at the top and a total of nineteen weeks on the chart. Lightfoot's own version was released as single in 1965 and included in his 1966 debut album Lightfoot! and again for his 1975 compilation album Gord's Gold. The latter recording features the song in a medley with "I'm Not Sayin'", as does the live recording from Lightfoot's 1969 Sunday Concert album.  


Year:
1993
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Ribbon of darkness over me
Since my true love walked out the door
Tears I never had before
Ribbon of darkness over me 

Clouds a-atherin' o'er my head
That kill the day and hide the sun
That shroud the night when day is done
Ribbon of darkness over me 

Rain is falling on the meadow
Where once my love and I did lie
Now she is gone from the meadow
My love goodbye 

Ribbon of darkness over me
Where once the world was young as spring
Where flowers did bloom and birds did sing
Ribbon of darkness over me 

Here in this cold room lyin'
Don't want to see no one but you
Lord I wish I could be dyin'
To forget you 

Oh how I wish your heart could see
How mine just aches and breaks all day
Come on home and take away
This ribbon of darkness over me

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Gordon Lightfoot

Gordon Meredith Lightfoot, Jr. CC OOnt (born November 17, 1938) is a Canadian singer-songwriter who achieved international success in folk, folk-rock, and country music, and has been credited for helping define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. He has been referred to as Canada's greatest songwriter and internationally as a folk-rock legend. more »

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Written by: GORDON LIGHTFOOT

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