Crazy Fingers

Music By Jerry Garcia
Words By Robert Hunter

Released September 1975

Your rain falls like crazy fingers Peals of fragile thunder Keeping time Recall the days that still are to come Some sing blue Hang your heart on laughing willow Stray down to the water Deep sea of love Beneath the sweet calm face of the sea Swift undertow Life may be sweeter for this, I don't know See how it feels in the end May Lady Lullaby sing plainly for you Soft, strong, sweet and true Cloud hands reaching from a rainbow Tapping at the window Touch your hair So swift and bright, strange figures of light Float in air Who can stop what must arrive now? Something new is waiting To be born Dark as the night you're still by my side Shining side Gone are the days we stopped to decide Where we should go, we just ride Gone are the broken eyes we saw through in dreams Gone, both dream and lie Life may be sweeter for this, I don't know Feels like it might be alright While Lady Lullaby sings plainly for you Love still rings true Midnight on a carousel ride Reaching for the gold ring Down inside Never could reach it, just slips away But I try

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