It's been a long time comin'
It's goin' to be a Long Time Gone.
And it appears to be a long,
appears to be a long,
appears to be a long
time, yes, a long, long, long ,long time before the dawn.

Turn, turn any corner.
Hear, you must hear what the people say.
You know there's something that's goin' on around here,
the surely, surely, surely won't stand the light of day.
And it appears to be a long,
appears to be a long,
appears to be a long
time, yes, a long, long, long ,long time before the dawn.

Speak out, you got to speak out against the madness,
you got to speak your mind,
if you dare.
But don't no don't now try to get yourself elected
If you do you had better cut your hair.
`Cause it appears to be a long,
appears to be a long,
appears to be a long,
Time, such a long long long long time before the dawn.

It's been a long time comin'
It's goin' to be a long time gone.
But you know,
The darkest hour is always
Always just before the dawn.
And it appears to be a long, appears to be a long,
appears to be a long
Time before the dawn.



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    General CommentThis song is about the assassination of Robert Kennedy
    MetLHed4GZuson June 03, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song man, it brings back so many awesome memories. Why aren't there any comments?
    plasticplan96on July 08, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningMeaning of this song please?
    agirlwhowantstoknowmoreon April 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentCrosby wrote this intense, angry song the very nite Bobby Kennedy
    was killed - in Rolling Stone he once made a comment that he believed
    that Bobby would have done great things and that he fully trusted
    in him to help the people - coming from David, this is indeed a strong
    statement - also, at Monterey Festival, Crosby challenged the Warren
    Report re: John F kennedy, a man he also admired
    rockboy52on December 06, 2012   Link

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