The Times They Are a-Changin'
Bob Dylan Lyrics


Come gather 'round, people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
You'll be drenched to the bone
If your time to you is worth savin'
And you better start swimmin'
Or you'll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changin'

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won't come again
And don't speak too soon
For the wheel's still in spin
And there's no tellin' who
That it's namin'
For the loser now
Will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin'

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
The battle outside ragin'
Will soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin'

Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And don't criticize
What you can't understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is rapidly agin'
Please get out of the new one
If you can't lend your hand
For the times they are a-changin'

The line it is drawn
The curse it is cast
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the present now
Will later be past
The order is rapidly fadin'
And the first one now
Will later be last
For the times they are a-changin'

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Written by: Bob Dylan

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larranag

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There's a battle outside
And it is ragin'.
It'll soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin'.



Riley Hillriegel

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don't stand in the doorway
Don't block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
The battle outside ragin'
Will soon shake your windows
And rattle your walls



All comments from YouTube:

MerkinMuffly

"Songs can't save the world. I've gone through all that."

- Bob Dylan

Michael Anttila

You're right songs can't save the world he was just telling the world to try better

Simon

I get the idea, but it just isn't true. Songs have changed the world

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Patricia Bursens

De geschiedenis herhaalt zichzelf. Generatie na generatie

Karl Heinz Bollig

Bob Dylan

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BLacKHaLLoW

No words. Bob says them all.

Anirban Chakraborty

The times They are changing. Keep fighting comrades.

John Smith

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John Smith

Blackshallow. That's called givin it large!!

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