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Salvation   (Craig Doerge / Judy Henske)


He's sleeping in the hallway
Sick with cold and wine
The doors are locked before him
His bridges burned behind

Like a singin' bird in winter
With a solitary song
Nobody there to hear him
Nobody helps him along

Buddy, was it pride before you fell?
It's a long way down that crooked road to hell
Salvation

Fifty hours from midnight
As the sparrow falls
The sound of someone weeping
Echoes through the halls

Poisened by the failure
To keep somebody near
His memory is laughter
His certainty is fear

Buddy, was it pride before you fell?
It's a long way down that crooked road to hell
Salvation
Salvation, did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Salvation
Salvation, did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Oh, Lazarus

Somewhere in the city
Somewhere in his pain
A ragged man with no coat on
Is shivering in the rain

And your mark is on his forehead
A servant and a dove
God, won't you help me to know your face
Teach me how to love

Buddy, was it pride before you fell?
It's a long way down that crooked road to hell
Salvation
Salvation, did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Salvation
Salvation, did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?
Did somebody cry?

1971 "Rosebud"
Warner Brothers Records