"Liberty" as written by Simon/rhodes Lebon and Warren/campbell Cuccurulo....
Saw a bird with a tear in his eye
Walking to New Orleans, my, my, my
Hey, now, Bird, wouldn't you rather die
than walk this world when you're born to fly?

If I was the sun, I'd look for shade
If I was a bed, I would stay unmade
If I was a river I'd run uphill
If you call me you know I will
If you call me you know I will

[Chorus]
Oh, Freedom
Oh, Liberty
Oh, Leave me alone
to find my own way home
to find my own way home

Say what I mean and I don't give a damn
I do believe and I am who I am
Hey now Mama come take my hand
Whole lotta shakin' all over this land

If I was an eagle I'd dress like a duck
Crawl like a lizard and honk like a truck
If I get a notion I'll climb this tree
or chop it down and you can't stop me
Chop it down and you can't stop me

[Chorus]

Went to the well but the water was dry
Dipped my bucket in the clear blue sky
Looked in the bottom and what did I see?
The whole damned world looking back at me

If I was a bottle I'd spill for love
Sake of mercy I'd kill for love
If I was a liar I'd lie for love
Sake of my baby I'd die for love
Sake of my baby I'd die for love

[Chorus]

I'm gonna find my own way home


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"Liberty" as written by Warren Cuccurulo Sterling Campbell

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    General CommentMy favorite Dead song from their later days. Needs no interpretation, but feel free to do so.
    IDs_Egoon August 30, 2008   Link

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