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Under African Skies (Documentary) Lyrics

from Graceland 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition Box Set (Amazon Exclusive)

"Under African Skies (Documentary)" is track #2 on the album Graceland 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition Box Set (Amazon Exclusive). It was written by Simon, Paul.
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[Vers 1]
Joseph's face was as black as night
The pale yellow moon shone in his eyes
His path was marked
By the stars in the Southern Hemisphere
And he walked his days
Under African skies
[Chorus]
This is the story of how we begin to remember
This is the powerful pulsing of love in the vein
After the dream of falling and calling your name out
These are the roots of rhythm
And the roots of rhythm remain
[Vers 2]
In early memory
Mission music
Was ringing 'round my nursery door
I said take this child, Lord
From Tucson Arizona
Give her the wings to fly through harmony
And she won't bother you no more
[Chorus]
This is the story of how we begin to remember
This is the powerful pulsing of love in the vein
After the dream of falling and calling your name out
These are the roots of rhythm
And the roots of rhythm remain
[Vers 3]
Joseph's face was as black as the night
And the pale yellow moon shone in his eyes
His path was marked
By the stars in the Southern Hemisphere
And he walked the length of his days
Under African skies

Songwriters
SIMON, PAUL

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