"All Along the Watchtower (Bob Dylan cover)" as written by and Bob Dylan....
There must be some way outta here
Said the joker to the thief
There's too much confusion here
I can't get no relief
Businessmen, they drink my wine
Plowmen dig my earth
None of them know along the line
What any of this is worth, yeah

No reason to get excited
The thief, he kindly spoke
There are many among us
Who think that life is but a joke
But you and I, we've been through that
And that is not our fate
So let us not talk falsely now
Because the hour is getting late, hey, hey, hey

All along the watchtower
Princes kept the view
While horsemen came and went
Barefoot servants, too

All I got is a red guitar
Three chords and the truth
All I got is a red guitar
The rest is up to you

There's no reason to get excited
The thief, he kindly spoke
There are some among us here
Say that life is just a joke
You and I, we've been through that
And that is not our fate, at least today
So let us not talk falsely now
Because the hour is getting late, late
Yeah


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"All Along the Watchtower" as written by Bob Dylan

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    General CommentMy heart panted, fearfulness affrighted me: the night of my pleasure hath he turned into fear unto me.
    Prepare the table, watch in the watchtower, eat, drink: arise, ye princes, and anoint the shield.
    For thus hath the LORD said unto me, Go, set a watchman, let him declare what he seeth.
    And he saw a chariot with a couple of horsemen, a chariot of asses, and a chariot of camels; and he hearkened diligently with much heed:And he cried, A lion: My lord, I stand continually upon the watchtower in the daytime, and I am set in my ward whole nights:And, behold, here cometh a chariot of men, with a couple of horsemen. And he answered and said, Babylon is fallen, is fallen; and all the graven images of her gods he hath broken unto the ground. O my threshing, and the corn of my floor: that which I have heard of the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, have I declared unto you.
    The burden of Dumah. He calleth to me out of Seir, Watchman, what of the night? Watchman, what of the night? ...
    The watchman said, The morning cometh, and also the night: if ye will enquire, enquire ye: return, come.
    The burden upon Arabia. In the forest in Arabia shall ye lodge, O ye travelling companies of Dedanim.
    The inhabitants of the land of Tema brought water to him that was thirsty, they prevented with their bread him that fled.
    ReflectingOnRealityon November 03, 2011   Link

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