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Rich Man Poor Man Lyrics

"Rich Man Poor Man" was written by Yarrow, Peter/zimmel, Peter.
"Rich Man Poor Man" was written by Yarrow, Peter/zimmel, Peter.

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I need a bride, but the dolphins are runnin'
A woman who'd cry, but the sea must provide
A child to unravel the snarled nets of lovin'
First things first when you get to the sea

A rich man eats when he wishes
A poor man whenever he can

I need a home, but my boots keep goin'
Healing and peace that a fire could provide
A place to unburden my brain of its sorrow
First things first when you get to the fire

A rich man eats when he wishes
A poor man whenever he can

I need a song, but the spring is for sowing
A word to the wise that the earth must provide
A tune to untangle the riddle of growing
First things first when you get to the land

A rich man eats when he wishes
A poor man whenever he can

I need the moon but the landlord needs money
The field of wildflowers that the stars could provide
A bird for my shoulder to fly through the rainbow
First things first when you get to the sky

A rich man eats when he wishes
A poor man whenever he can

Songwriters
YARROW, PETER/ZIMMEL, PETER

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