Song: Sweet Baby James

Band: James Taylor
Composed By: James Taylor

Rating: -1 +1 Views: 333

This is and easy and great sounding song. Here it is, nearly perfect so have fun.

sweet baby james
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there is a young cowboy who lives on the range
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his horse and his cattle are his only companions 
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he works in the saddle and he sleeps in the canyons
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waiting for summer, his pastures to change 
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and as the moon rises he sits by his fire
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thinking about women and glasses of beer
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and closing his eyes as the dogies retire
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he sings out a song which is soft but its clear
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as if maybe someone could hear__________
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Chorus:
So good night moon light ladies

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rockabye sweet baby james

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Deep greens and blues are the colors i choose


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wont you let me go down in my dreams

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and rockabye sweet baby james

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repeat through verse 2

View Just Lyrics...

There is a young cowboy, he lives on the range,
His horse and his cattle are his only companions.
He works in the saddle and sleeps in the canyons,
Waiting for summer, his pastures to change.
And as the moon rises he sits by his fire,
Thinking about women and glasses of beer,
And closing his eyes as the doggies retire.
He sings out a song which is soft but it's clear,
As if maybe someone could hear.
He says

Goodnight you moonlight ladies,
Rockabye sweet baby James.
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose,
Won't you let me go down in my dreams,
And rockabye sweet baby James.

The first of December was covered with snow
So was the turnpike from Stockbridge to Boston
The Berkshires seemed dream-like on account of that frosting
With ten miles behind me and ten thousand more to go.

There's a song that they sing when they take to the highway,
A song that they sing when they take to the sea,
A song that they sing of their home in the sky,
Maybe you can believe it if it helps you to sleep,
But singing works just fine for me.

Goodnight you moonlight ladies,
Rockabye sweet baby James.
Deep greens and blues are the colors I choose,
Won't you let me go down in my dreams,
And rockabye sweet baby James.

View Albums that This Song Appears On...

  • Sweet Baby James

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Audio Fidelity Song Duration on Album: 2:52 Album Duration: 31:14

    Release Date: February, 1970

    Moods: Relaxed, Warm, Bright, Calm/Peaceful, Delicate, Dramatic, Earnest, Earthy, Exuberant, Intimate, Organic, Reflective, Smooth, Sweet, Amiable/Good-Natured, Gentle, Laid-Back/Mellow, Literate, Poignant, Refined, Soothing

    Styles: Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock

    Themes: Comfort, Rainy Day, Reflection, Sunday Afternoon, Solitude

  • Feel the Moonshine: Live

    Genre: Pop/Rock Label: Let Them Eat Vinyl Album Duration: 01:16:38

    Release Date: October 1, 2012

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