Grateful Dead (We Bid You Goodnight)

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Amazing Grace

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Sung a capella by the Grateful Dead to close many of their concerts in the late sixties and the beginning of the seventies - and then revived again in 1989-91.

The lyrics varied a bit from performance to performance. This is the version from Dick's Picks Volume 8 (2 May 1970), which is one of the fuller versions:

Lay down my dear brothers, lay down and take your rest
Oh won't you lay your head upon your saviour's breast
I love you, oh but Jesus loves you the best
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight

Lay down my dear brothers, lay down and take your rest
Oh won't you lay your head upon your saviour's breast
I love you, oh but Jesus loves you the best
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight

Walking in Jerusalem just like John (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
I remember right well, I remember right well (bid you goodnight, goodnight) (note 1)
His rod and his staff shall comfort me (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
Tell "A" for the ark, that wonderful boat (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
Tell "B" for the beast at the ending of the wood (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
Well it eat all the children that would not be good (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
I'm walking in Jerusalem just like John (bid you goodnight, goodnight)
Walking in the valley of the shadow of death (bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight)

Lay down my dear brothers, lay down and take your rest
Oh won't you lay your head upon your saviour's breast
I love you, oh but Jesus love you the best
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight
And I bid you goodnight, goodnight, goodnight


[video=youtube;2kKjKaaw7w0]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kKjKaaw7w0[/video]
 

etexas

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Very nice! I have listened to some early versions of this but I am not sure if I have seen that one before. I liked it.:up:
 

Amazing Grace

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Very nice! I have listened to some early versions of this but I am not sure if I have seen that one before. I liked it.:up:

I have sung this to my Daughter for 14 years straight at bedtime. When she has friends sleep over she sneaks away for a second and looks at me, smiles, then just says "Sing?"
 

etexas

Puritan Board Doctor
Very nice! I have listened to some early versions of this but I am not sure if I have seen that one before. I liked it.:up:

I have sung this to my Daughter for 14 years straight at bedtime. When she has friends sleep over she sneaks away for a second and looks at me, smiles, then just says "Sing?"
My litle Niece has good musucal taste as well, since she was an infant I sang the Beatles "I Will" to her, she is 5 and till makes me sing it.;) I don't mind:)....never will.
 
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Amazing Grace

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This is the First Dead show I saw. I will never forget it. I was 10!!!!!:eek:


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