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Mavis Staples - One True Vine Jesus Wept

Contributors

  • ISRC:USEP41305004
  • Recorded:2012 The Wilco Loft - Chicago, IL
  •  ©2013 Anti Inc.
  • Guitars, Bass, Wurlitzer Electric Piano, Piano:Jeff Tweedy
  • Drums:Spencer Tweedy
  • Backup Vocals, Percussion:Donny Gerrard
  • Backup Vocals:Kelly Hogan
  • Backup Vocals:Tiffany Francisco
  • Clarinet:Paul Von Mertens
  • Bass Trumpet:Andrew Baker
  • Vocals:Mavis Staples

Lyrics

My throat quits when I try to say
How I long for the day
How I wish there was a way
I could see you again

I wither next to my thorns
I thread my tongue through the horn
Arm in arm we are born
Arm in arm to the end

Side streets I have worn
Through late summer storms
I should have told you
I could live without you
But I don’t want to

My heart lifts when I sing
The joy I can bring
Doesn’t mean a thing
I want to see you again

I wither next to my thorns
I thread my tongue through the horn
Arm in arm in arm we are born
Arm in arm to the end

Side streets I have worn
Through late summer storms
I should have told you
I could live without you
But I don’t want to

My throat quits when I try to say
How I long for the day
How I wish there was a way
To see you again

Side streets I have worn
Through late summer storms
I should have told you
I could live without you
But I don’t want to
But I don’t want to
Oh I don’t want to