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Catfish Song Lyrics

"Catfish Song" was written by Van Zandt, Townes.
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Down at the bottom of that dirty ol' river
Down where the reeds and the catfish play
There lies a dream as soft as the water
There lies a bluebird that's flown away

Well, to meet is like springtime and to love's like the summer
Her brown eyes shone for nobody but me
Then autumn forever, the fool come a fallin'
And the rain turned to freezin' inside of me

I'll kindle my fires with the words
I can't send you
And the roads I can't follow
And the songs I can't sing
I'll wander alone on the sleighbells of winter
With the stars for a diamond and the world for a ring

Well, all you young ladies who dream of tomorrow
While you're a listenin' these words will I say
Cling to today with its joy and its sorrow
You'll need all your memories when youth melts away

Well, the angel of springtime, he rides down the southwind
The angel of summer, he does just the same
The angel of autumn, she's blue and she's golden
And the angel of winter won't remember your name

Down at the bottom of that dirty ol' river
Down where the reeds and the catfish play
There lies a dream as soft as the water
There lies a bluebird that's flown away
There lies a bluebird that's flown away

Songwriters
Van Zandt, Townes

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Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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