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Mavis Staples - You Are Not Alone Only The Lord Knows

Contributors

  • ISRC:USEP41013009
  • Recorded:2010 The Wilco Loft - Chicago, IL
  •  ©2010 Anti Inc.
  • Vocals:Mavis Staples
  • Guitar:Rick Holmstrom
  • Bass, Guitar:Jeff Turmes
  • Drums, Percussion:Stephen Hodges
  • Vocals:Donny Gerrard
  • Acoustic Guitar, Fuzz Guitar, Background Vocals:Jeff Tweedy
  • Background Vocals, Piano:Patrick Sansone

Lyrics

When I get feeling, hurting and reeling

Get so sad I go to bed; I stare at the ceiling I dream about dreaming

Woke up this morning shaking my head

GUITAR

I pick up the paper, I put down the paper

Turn on the TV, I get confused, People on this side say the people on that side

They lie and say they’re lying, everybody’s confused

CHORUS: What can you do, what can you do when you can’t trust anybody to tell you the truth,

Can’t trust him can’t trust her, what to do what to do now. Only the lord knows and he ain’t you.

GUITAR

I talk to my teacher, I talk to my deacon, talk to my sister, talk to my fans

Hit by the wheeling, hit by the dealing, hit by a feeling, it’s out of my hands

CHORUS

GUITAR and PIANO

CHORUS

I pick up the paper, I put down the paper

Turn on the TV, I get confused, People on this side say the people on that side

They lie and say they’re lying, everybody’s confused

CHORUS

Only the Lord knows and he ain’t you.