Oh Had I A Golden Thread
Eva Cassidy Lyrics


Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I, I would weave a magic spell
Of a rainbow design, mm
Of a rainbow design

In it I would weave the courage
Of women giving birth
And in it I would weave the innocence
Of the children of all the earth
Children of all the earth

Want to show my brothers and sisters
My rainbow design
'Cause I would bind up this sorry world
With hand and heart and mind
Oh, hand and heart and mind

Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I would weave a magic spell
Of a rainbow design
Of a rainbow design, hmm

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Written by: Peter Seeger

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princepeterwolf

Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I'd weave a magic strand
Of rainbow design
Of rainbow design

In it I'd weave the courage
Of women giving birth
In it I'd weave the innocence
Of the children over all the earth
Children of all the earth

Far over the water,
I'd stretch my magic band
To every city,
To every single land
To every land

Show my brothers and my sisters
My rainbow design
Bind up this sorry world
With hand and heart and mind
Hand and heart and mind

Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I'd weave a magic strand
Of rainbow design
Of rainbow design



Charlie Jervis

Oh, Had I A Golden Thread
Pete Seeger
Oh, had I a golden thread
And a needle so fine
I would weave a magic strand
Of rainbow design, of rainbow design
In it I'd weave the bravery
Of women giving birth
And in it I would weave the innocence
Of children of all the earth, children of all the earth
Show my brothers and sisters my rainbow design
I would bind up this sorry world
With hand and my…



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John Peni El

I'm into a lot of different genres and artists so I rarely pick favorites but Eva Cassidy tests that every time I hear this song. There are a lot of phenomenal female voices out there but none that I've ever heard even come close to her level of perfection on every level. She's doing things in this song that are next to impossible and doing it with absolute ease. From a whisper to full belt her voice is silky smooth, not even the slightest sign of strain throughout her entire amazing vocal range. Her pitch is always perfect, but warm and full of passion instead of a sterile technical perfect. Even her normal speaking voice was strikingly melodious. I always hold this song up as the "perfect 10" of female vocals. It's also one of Pete Seger's most moving songs getting right to the Heart of our Humanity :)

Debbie Powers

Eva is said to have also thought this was her best performances on this album.

brian Joseph

well said

Fred Borg

Hallelujah Brother!

Dave H

This might be the greatest vocal ever recorded. All her talents on display here

Geoffrey Whitten

Dave H I have heard her shred $30K speakers with this recording.

Daniele Haran

At 2:50 ladies and gentlemen, the BEST NOTE EVER performed by a human being, until today.

sweetwaterfilm

tru dat

Liluv

If THAT doesn't shake you to your bones, you have no soul.

Ann Jee

All songs are great but this has a special place in my heart coz the notes she hit are phenomenal and almost impossible in this autotuned music industry of today. REst in power,Angel.

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