Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to The Passing Of My Life by Phil Ochs. Please check back for more Phil Ochs lyrics.

The Passing Of My Life Lyrics

Artist: Phil Ochs
Album: The Broadside Tapes 1

G
I've seen rivers red with blood,
C G
I've seen valleys filled with mud;
G A7 D
I've seen stormy seas that pound upon the shore.
G
I've seen mountains strewn with bones,
C G
I've seen people without homes,
G D Em
And it's all with the passing of my life.

I've seen highways headin' down,
I've seen green grass turn to brown;
I've seen forests burn a couple days or more.
I've seen prairies filled with holes,
I've seen good men sell their souls,
And it's all with the passing of my life.

D G G/F# Em
And as I see the fury of the fire and the flame
A7 D
I wonder if my children will have to see the same.

I've seen rockets all ablaze,
I've seen dark and deadly days;
I've seen cities bombed and butchered to the ground.
I've seen battles by the score,
I've seen ten too many wars,
And it's all with the passing of my life.

And as I see the fury of the fire and the flame
I wonder if my children will have to see the same.

I've seen rockets all ablaze,
I've seen dark and deadly days;
I've seen cities bombed and butchered to the ground.
I've seen battles by the score,
I've seen ten too many wars,
And it's all with the passing of my life --
Yes, it's all with the passing of my life.

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Phil Ochs Lyrics
Phil Ochs The Broadside Tapes 1 Lyrics

More Phil Ochs Music Lyrics:
Phil Ochs - Ballad of William Worthy Lyrics
Phil Ochs - Boy In Ohio Lyrics
Phil Ochs - Half A Century High Lyrics
Phil Ochs - I'll Be There Lyrics
Phil Ochs - I'm Going To Say It Now Lyrics
Phil Ochs - Is There Anybody Here Lyrics
Phil Ochs - Paul Crump Lyrics
Phil Ochs - William Butler Yeats Visits Lincoln Park and Escapes Unscathed Lyrics