Genre not found
Artist not found
Album not found
Song not found

River Song
Dennis Wilson Lyrics


Walkin' down by the river
Water running through my knees
(Ahhh)
River, oh river moves so free
(Ahhh)
Oh mighty river endlessly

Oo mighty river
I would love to be like you
Oo lonely river
Has not got the time to say

I was born into the city life
It's all that I've ever known
You know it's rough gettin' round this place
So crowded I can hardly breathe

You can only see about a block or two
In L. A. that's the truth
I'm lookin' for some country life
Some kickin' room no more city life
I want the river

Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on

It breaks my heart to see the city
I wonder why it ain't pretty
Oh I want to cry, want to cry
Come on you've got to do it do it do it

You got to run away you got to run away
You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away

You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away

You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away

You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG Rights Management
Written by: RICHARD SHERMAN, RICHARD M. SHERMAN, ROBERT B. SHERMAN

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind
To comment on specific lyrics, highlight them
Most interesting comment from YouTube:

2021 Productions UK

Walkin' down by the river
Water running through my knees
(Ahhh)
River, oh river moves so free
(Ahhh)
Oh mighty river endlessly
Oo mighty river
I would love to be like you
Oo lonely river
Has not got the time to say
I was born into the city life
It's all that I've ever known
You know it's rough gettin' round this place
So crowded I can hardly breathe
You can only see about a block or two
In L. A. that's the truth
I'm lookin' for some country life
Some kickin' room no more city life
I want the river

Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on river
(I got to get away I got to get away I got to get away)
Rollin' rollin' rollin' on
It breaks my heart to see the city
I wonder why it ain't pretty
Oh I want to cry, want to cry
Come on you've got to do it do it do it
You got to run away you got to run away
You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away
You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away
You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away
You got to do it do it do it
You got to run away
You got to run away



All comments from YouTube:

Lachlan.

Dennis was truly the George Harrison of the group. Musically kept to the background behind Brian, Mike and Carl, as well as being his own person away from the group. But when given his own chance at a solo effort, created something rather beautiful and timeless. Would've loved to have heard more from him, what a waste.

Andrew Corbett

Wish Dennis could of stayed on this trajectory.

Brendan Kennedy

I wish Dennis could have stayed on this Earth.

friz whiz

Wish he could have stayed on any trajectory.

Marcio Couto

Oh God... this must be one of the most beautiful songs ever made.

julieann522

i argree

Ken Vail

Did anyone notice the use of this song in Marley and Me? That was a surprise

saman asif

yes, i saw it today on TCM and nearly fell off my chair when the first notes of music played!

Lisa Foos

Something hauntingly beautiful about Dennis Wilson.  I am a huge fan.

Lisa Foos

@Julie Anne Hi, Julie.  He was amazing, all right!  I wish he could've been around longer! He really was under-rated!

More Comments

More Videos