Cold Mountain

by Pentangle

Pentangle (or The Pentangle) are a British folk rock band with some folk jazz influences. The original band were active in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and a later version has been active since the early 1980s. The original line-up, which was unchanged throughout the band's first incarnation (19…




Cold mountains they are all around me
Cold waters rolling down the stream
Oft in my sleep I think I see you
But when I wake it's just a dream

I've often thought, I've often wondered
What makes young women love young men
They're like the stars on a summer morning
First they appear and then they're gone

I'd rather be in some God holler
Where the sun don't ever shine
Than to see you with another
And know you never would be mine

I've wandered down your lonesome highways
I've chased the stars most of my days
I'm going back to East Virginia
The place where I was born and raised

Cold mountains they are here around me
Cold waters rolling down the stream
Oft in my sleep I think I see you
But when I wake it's just a dream

Written by: BERT JANSCH, JOHN MARSHALL

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