Tell all the people that you see
Follow me
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you see
Set them free
Follow me down
You tell them they don't have to run
We're gonna pick up everyone
Come out and take me by my hand
Gonna bury all our troubles in the sand, oh yeah
Can't you see the wonder at your feet
Your life's complete
Follow me down
Can't you see me growing, get your guns
The time has come
To follow me down
Follow me across the sea
Where milky babies seem to be
Molded, flowing revelry
With the one that set them free
Tell all the people that you see
It's just me
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you see
Follow me
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you see
We'll be free
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you
see It's just me
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you see
Follow me down
Follow me down
Follow me down
You got to follow me down
Follow me down
Tell all the people that you see
We'll be free
Follow me down
Tell all the people you see
Follow me
You got to follow me down


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  • +2
    General Commenti like this song
    daddioon August 10, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentis it just me or is the soft parade the most underated album of all time?
    seargent pepperon October 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe Soft Parade was not well received because it was such a departure from the "classic Doors sound."
    RogueLawon February 28, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with RogueLaw. That said, it is without a doubt a far superior album that is being put out by the majority of the so called "bands" "produce" nowadays!
    Themactatoron July 01, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery nice song.
    theTyranton November 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"follow me across the sea where milky babies seem to be, molded flowing revelry with the one that set them free."

    I have trouble getting that line. Milky meaning maybe unclear or clouded. Molded flowing revelry, maybe long overdue feelings of happyness. i'm not sure
    Mackmocky5on August 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHell. lol
    thenamesbondon August 31, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually this song is darker than the music suggest. Morrison is telling people to follow him, like a dictator, promising all kinds of things, but ultimtaley it will all lead down. It's part of Jim's clever way of making fun of politicians, he tells people to spread the word, follow me. The clever part is that Jim says follow me "down" because he knows, if people followed a leader saying the things that is where they would end up.
    scrumps2003on February 05, 2014   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI love how Jim changes a nice tune by the band with his lyrics. Its such a happy song but the lyrics Can't you see me growing, get your guns always threw me off. I thinks its about a suicide cult Jim being the leader, I love the repetition of follow me down, bury all your cares in the sand of the earth and follow me to a better place.
    MurderCluesInDeadMansEyeson February 03, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentThis song was written by Robby Krieger,both lyrics and music.
    In fact,according to John Densmore's book "Riders on the storm", Morrison didn't want to sing it initially, because he diddn't want the people to think that he wanted them to "follow him with guns". Thus,the band stopped giving credits to each song to "The Doors" and gave them to the member who had come up originally with the melody or the lyric.
    Anyhow,a great song, Robby really had a talent in creating beatiful melodies.
    mcgovoon July 30, 2009   Link

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