Guinnevere had green eyes
Like yours, mi'lady, like yours
When she'd walk down through the garden
In the morning after it rained

Peacocks wandered aimlessly
Underneath an orange tree
Why can't she see me?

Guinnevere drew pentagrams
Like yours, mi'lady, like yours
Late at night when she thought
That no one was watching at all
On the wall

She shall be free

As she turns her gaze
Down the slope to the harbor where I lay
Anchored for a day

Guinnevere had golden hair
Like yours, mi'lady, like yours
Streaming out when we'd ride
Through the warm wind down by the bay

Seagulls circle endlessly
I sing in silent harmony
We shall be free

Lyrics submitted by kevin

Guinnevere song meanings
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    General CommentActually, I am Guinnevere, in the 60s, I used to hang with the group often, and I was especially close to David. The song actually is about three special women in David's life--me, christine (his girlfriend that was tragically killed in a car accident) and joni.
    'Guinnevere' is the most beautifully haunting song I've ever heard, it's a song close to my heart, and its my favourite that David has written.
    Laetyon July 28, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNo. I'm Spartacus.
    mellisandeon July 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOkay, okay... HOLD ON! Guinevere is the wife of King Arthur in ancient english literature. This song is taken from the perspective of Lancelot (Guinivere's manstress) as he is telling another lady about her and how he hopes that they will eventually be free to run off together. I just found it really strange with that mentioning of pentagrams (witchcraft stuff)
    sollomanon January 18, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI am Guinevere.
    ataraxia37on June 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cant believe theres only one other comment on this song...whenever i hear this song it immobilizes me because its so makes me wish i knew guys that were this fucking romantic, thats for sure
    polythenepamon March 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song was inspired by Joni Mitchell...
    WayneSaysYeson July 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm a unicorn
    joe doom kidon May 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like how you clearly can hear this song influenced Kings of Convenience.. Guitars and harmony, it's the same thing.
    olem77on June 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI thought it was obviously about a witch.
    Coopnbgon November 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentP.S. I'm Dracula.
    Coopnbgon November 06, 2009   Link

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