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Joan Baez & Paul Simon - The Boxer - Live 2016 NYC at 75th - Birthday Celebration

Paul Simon live at Joan Baez All-Star 75th-Birthday Celebration Januar 2016 NYC
Feat. Joan Baez & Richard Thompson
Song written by Paul Simon / VÖ als Single 1969

See the whole concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrQhLBNPh-8

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I am just a poor boy
Though my story's seldom told
I have squandered my resistance
For a pocketful of mumbles
Such are promises
All lies and jest
Still, a man hears what he wants to hear
And disregards the rest

When I left my home and my family
I was no more than a boy
In the company of strangers
In the quiet of a railway station
Running scared
Laying low, seeking out the poorer quarters
Where the ragged people go
Looking for the places only they would know
Lie-la-lie . . .

Asking only workman's wages
I come looking for a job
But I get no offers
Just a come-on from the whores on Seventh Avenue
I do declare there were times when I was so lonesome
I took some comfort there
Lie-la-lie . . .

Now the years are rolling by me
The are rocking easily
I am older than I once was
And younger than I'll be
But that's not unusual
No, it isn't strange
After changes upon changes
We are more or less the same
After changes we are
More or less the same

Then I'm laying out my winter clothes
And wishing I was gone
Going home
Where the New York City winters aren't bleeding me
Leading me
Going home

In the clearing stands a boxer
And a fighter by his trade
And he carries the remainders
Of every glove that laid him down
And cut him till he cried out
In his anger and his shame
"I am leaving, I am leaving"
But the fighter still remains
Lie-la-lie . . .

Видео Joan Baez & Paul Simon - The Boxer - Live 2016 NYC at 75th - Birthday Celebration канала Lerche48 al. Werner S.
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