Born at The Right Time Lyrics

by Paul Simon

Never been lonely
Never been lied to
Never had to scuffle in fear
Nothing denied to
Born at the instant
The church bells chime
The whole world whispering
You're born at the right time

Down among the reeds and rushes
A baby boy was found
His eyes as clear as centuries
His silky hair was brown

And never been lonely
Never been lied to
Never had to scuffle in fear
Nothing denied to
Born at the instant
The church bells chime
The whole world whispering
You're born at the right time
Whao whao whao
Ohh I can go

Yea, me and my buddies we are traveling people, yea
We like to go down to restaurant row
Spend those euro dollars
All the way from Washington to Tokyo

But I see them in the airport lounge
Upon their mother's breast
And they follow me with open eyes
Their uninvited guest

And never been lonely
Never been lied to
Never had to scuffle in fear
Nothing denied to
Born at the instant
The church bells chime
And the whole world whispering
Born at the right time
You're born at the right time, ooh
Born at the right time

Too many people on the bus from the airport
Too many holes in the crust of the earth
The planet groans
Every time it registers another birth

But down among the reeds and rushes
A baby girl was found
Her eyes as clear as centuries
Her silky hair was brown

Never been lonely
Never been lied to
Never had to scuffle in fear
Nothing denied to
Born at the instant
The church bells chime
And the whole world whispering
You're born at the right time, yeah
You're born at the right time, you're
You're born at the right time, woo
You're born at the right time

Born at the instant
The church bells chime
The whole world whispering
You born at the right time