Though I know the river is dry. Steve from Fenton, Mo This is one of only about 10 songs I like of Springsteen's since the River album. Me and mary we met in high school when she was just seventeen. This song was originally recorded for the album "The Ties That Bind" in 1979, but that album has never been released. We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green. We'd ride out of this valley. Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. Tune in to E Street Radio to hear Springsteen present music from his personal collection, as well as provide commentary about the songs and state of the country. They bring you up to do. . Where mister, when you're young. Bruce Springsteen - The River Lyrics & Traduction. They bring you up to do like your daddy done. O sisters lets go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studyin about that good ol way And who shall wear the robe & crown Good Lord show me the way O brothers lets go down Let's go down, Come on down O brothers lets go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studyin about that good ol way Een 'union'kaart en een trouwjasje. When she was just seventeen. In The River, they took that car down to the river, where they could be free. Wed go down to the river. It's also a good representative of the man and the band! We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green. My baby and I. Oh down to the river we ride . And into the river we'd dive. O fathers let's go down Let's go down, come on down O fathers let's go down Down in the river to pray. As I went down in the river to pray. We gingen naar de rechtbank. A piano rendition of the theme from the film "Once Upon a Time in the West" (1968) was frequently performed before this song during the River Tour of 1980–81. en de rechter deed de rest. "The River". Wed ride out of that valley down to where the fields were green. When she was just seventeen. It's hard to pick out just a few songs from someone with such a rich songbook, but 'The River' seems to be a great one for a lesson! Studying about that good ol' way. Lyrics and video for the song The River by Bruce Springsteen - Songfacts ... a crummy job, etc. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown? Listeners will hear music from Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Bob … Tune in to E Street Radio to hear Springsteen present music from his personal collection, as well as provide commentary about the songs and state of the country. Good Lord show me the way. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown? Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. The lyrics on this song are some of Bruce's best; Phil from Youngstown, Oh As a lifelong resident of Youngstown, Ohio this song hits close to home obviously. Von purplelunacy am Mo, 06/09/2010 - … Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. "The River" is one of those iconic Bruce Springsteen songs – which is saying something! En we zouden in de rivier duiken. Where mister, when you're young. Toen maakte ik Mary zwanger en dat was alles wat ze schreef. Good Lord show me the way. O sinners, let's go down. Me and Mary, we met in high school. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good old way And who shall wear the robe and crown Good Lord, show me the way ! Lyrics submitted by Did Taylor Swift Or Bruce Springsteen Write These Lyrics? Übersetzung des Liedes „The River“ (Bruce Springsteen) von Englisch nach Deutsch ... That sends me down to the river. The title track to his fifth studio album. And who shall wear the starry crown? The title track of his fifth album, it was a hit single in parts of Europe in 1981; it reached No. Come on mothers, let's go down. The liner notes to his "Greatest Hits" album contain the following explanation of this song's meaning written by Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen performed "The River" for the first time on the 21st of September 1979 at the "No Nukes" concert at Madison Square Garden. Like your daddy done. "The River" is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, accompanied by the E Street Band, in 1979. Its B-side was either "Independence Day" or "Ramrod", depending on the country of release. Good Lord show me the way! The song was based on conversations Springsteen had with his brother-in-law, after the latter lost his job but never complained and tried hard to find ways of providing his family. I pity anyone who has never heard one of his first 6 studio albums, they are all great, not to say most of his later albums weren't great too. O mothers let's go down, Let's go down, don't you want to go down, Come on mothers let's go down, Down in the river to pray. [Chorus 1] We'd go down to the river. Bruce Springsteen Lyrics. O sinners, let's go down. Bruce Springsteen – The River Lyrics. Down to where the fields were green. WishYouWereHere, edited by Loraqs, franklintitan, Groujo, Pontusjpp, Mellow_Harsher. We'd go down to the river. Me and Mary we met in high school. ... Oh down to the river we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant and man that was all she wrote And for my nineteen birthday I got a union card and a wedding coat We went down to the courthouse and the judge put it all to rest Get ready for the next edition of Bruce’s exclusive E Street Radio Guest DJ series, From My Home To Yours… Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. I come from down in the valley. from album: The River (1980) I come from down in the valley where mister when you're young. Down in the river to pray. En voor mijn negentiende verjaardag kreeg ik. Let's go down, come on down, O fathers let's go down, Down in the river to pray. "The River" is written about Bruce Springsteen's sister, who got married very young, and her early life with her husband. I agree the river represents hope and dreams, just to clarify I also believe that the song also refers to a literal river as well. Where, mister, when you're young. [Chorus] Em C We'd go down to the river D G And into the river we'd dive Em C Oh down to the river D C we’d ride [Verse] Em G Then I got Mary pregnant D C And man, that was all she wrote We'd drive … I think you'll find the line is: is a dream a lie if it don't come true or is it something worse that sends me down to the river.... That quote just about says it all. The River. The electric version of this song on the live in New York City cd is incredible. Let's go down, come on down. I come from down in the valley where mister when you're young They bring you up to do like your daddy done Me and Mary we met in high school when she was just seventeen We'd ride out of that valley down to where the fields were green We'd go down to the river and into the river we'd dive Oh down to the river we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant and man that was all she wrote And for my nineteenth birthday I got … Me and Mary we met in high school. ... "We went down to the courthouse, and the judge put it all to rest / No wedding day smiles, no walk down the aisle / … We fell in love, we held hands, we kissed, we were passionate. Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. They bring you up to do it like your daddy done. When she was just seventeen. It’s super easy, we promise! That sends me down to the river tonight. They bring you up to do like your daddy done. We'd go down to the river. Listeners will hear music from Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Bob … Down to the river. He shared a stage with. Let's go down, come on down Come on brothers, let's go down Down in the river to pray. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown Good Lord, show me the way O sisters, let's go down Let's go down, come on down O sisters, let's go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the robe and crown Good Lord, show me the way O brothers, let's go down Let's go down, come on down Come on, brothers, let's go down Down in the river to pray … Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2021 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. 25 in the Netherlands, and the top 10 in both Sweden and Norway. The lines We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green We'd go down to the river And into the river we'd dive Oh down to the river we'd ride", make me think of our early dates, how exciting, new and fresh it was. as the opening sentence, this wasn't in direct response to the previous comment posted by GuyNemeth. 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