Brother John
Blues Traveler Lyrics


[Chorus]
Are you sleeping
Brother John
If you feel like weeping
Brother John
Please won't you hear me
Brother John
Just wait and see
Brother John
Can't you see by the will of your hand
You can give it a try and just name your price
And everybody in this rock & roll band
Don't want to preach don't want to give advice
But the music's playing and all we're saying
Is come along and jam
And it's hard to be believed what can be achieved
With an outstretched hand

[Chorus]

Take a walk through the rest of your life
Until you dare to take it step by step
(Positively) till you make it yours
Now tell me what's left
Is it really you and you when you gotta know
That things can change
Just a pair of little eyes inside your head
That make you rearrange

[Chorus]

The things that hurt just won't go away
But neither will we
Doesn't really matter either way cause you're all you need
To set yourself free
It may sound hard but it's just a start
To ride that wind
And you ain't Peter Pan you're just a man
You'll get there again

[Chorus: x2]

[Repeat: x4]
Just wait and see

Are you guys ready to play follow the leader?

[Repeat: x4]
Just wait and see

Hush little baby, now don't say a word
Papa's gonna buy you a mockingbird
And if that mockingbird don't sing
Papa's gonna buy you a diamond ring
And if that diamond ring don't shine
Papa's gonna buy you a bottle of wine
And when that bottle of wine gets done
Papa's gonna buy you a BB gun
Papa's gonna show you what it's all about
Or you're gonna shoot your own eye out,
Hey hey hey hey [Repeat: x4]

[Repeat: x7]
Won't you rise and shine

Won't you wait and see

Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: BOBBY SHEEHAN, CHAN KINCHLA, JOHN C. POPPER

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Comments from YouTube:

jason Lawson

Love this band for over 20 years now, this is one of many favorite songs by them....such a powerful jam all the way around and of course we already know that harmonica work is brilliant. I saw them live last summer and it was amazing, they didn't play this one though! i was bummed lol

Mik Sivac

straight amazing. one of the few bands I'd compare to the Beatles or whoever.

James Lucero

Greatest album straight thru! Good year 94

Jewels Love

I bought Four when it was new. It's as good now as it was then, and this song in particular has withstood the test of time.

Christian Laber

First saw these guys in the frat house next door in the late 80s. Two months later, on Letterman. 5 years later san Diego. 5 more years, several shows in Bay area. Always rock, never disappoint. Nice guys, too. If u like live music, don't miss the next BT show in your area. You won't forget or regret it.

Druncle Dave.

This is the first time I heard this. Wow. Like it a lot lot.

Rc topfueler

imagine john popper and john belushi together as the ultimate blues travler brothers show.

Devilock79

This has a serious Minutemen vibe to it.

FredFerdberger

This is the F'ing Jam!!!!! Gets you ready. Ready to Drink, Ready to fight, ready to cruise on down the highway. Not necessarily in that order. Thanks for the post.

davehoganmusic

Maybe their best tune. Kickin' guitar.

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