I held my own in de Janeiro
On the day they went to war
And my father was a hero
But he never did say more

And me I'm just a lonely high guy
Keep my head above the ground
Singing songs and selling flowers
And living out in this old town
Hi li li li li
Whoa whoa whoa
Hi li li li li li

Now I can think of different stories
That I used to hear at night
As we worked out in the old fields
In the twighlight of our lives

At night I dreamt I saw a mountain
And a river and a sea
I dreamt of 50,000 people
And they were smiling back at me
Hi li li li li
Whoa whoa whoa
Hi li li li li li

Way down beneath the trees
A village fast asleep
I think that I belong there

Now I can still see that old river
See it shine a million miles
Through the heart of Saranida
To the banks of wide canal
And I have always loved that river
I like the way it moves so slow
And I think I'm like that river
A place to wonder and to roam
Hi li li li li
Whoa whoa whoa
Hi li li li li li


Lyrics submitted by kirkcrabb

River Song song meanings
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