The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #110176   Message #2308999
Posted By: Mr Happy
07-Apr-08 - 09:00 AM
Thread Name: Origins/Add Verses: Cool Water (Bob Nolan)
Subject: Lyr Add: COOL WATER (Bob Nolan)
The DT version has a verse missing.

Here's the whole thing:

(Bob Nolan, 1936)

All day I've faced a barren waste
Without a taste of water
Cool water.
Old Dan and I with throats burnt dry
And souls that cry for water
Cool, clear water.

Keep a-moving' Dan, don't you listen to him, Dan
He's a devil, not a man, and he spreads the burning sand
With water.
Dan, can you see that big green tree
Where the water's running free and its waiting there for you
And me.

The nights are cool and I'm a fool
Each star's a pool of water
Cool water.
But with the dawn I'll wake and yawn
And carry on to water
Cool, clear water.


The shadows sway and seem to say
Tonight we'll pray for water
Cool water.
And way up there he'll hear our prayer
And show us where there's water
Cool, clear water.