Simon & Garfunkel American Tune

Many’s the time I’ve been mistaken, and many times confused

Yes and I’ve often felt forsaken, and certainly misused

Ah but I’m alright, I’m alright, I’m just weary thru my bones

Still you don’t expect to be bright and bon-vivant

So far away from home, so far away from home

And I don’t know a soul who’s not been battered

I don’t have a friend who feels at ease

I don’t know a dream that’s not been shattered or driven to its knees

But it’s alright, it’s alright, for we live so well, so long

Still, when I think of the road we’re traveling on

I wonder what’s gone wrong, I can’t help it I wonder what’s gone wrong

And I dreamed I was dying, I dreamed that my soul rose unexpectedly

And looking back down at me, smiled reassuringly

And I dreamed I was flying, and high up above my eyes could clearly see

The statue of liberty, sailing away to sea, and I dreamed I was flying

But we come on a ship they called Mayflower

We come on a ship that sailed the moon

We come in the ages’ most uncertain hours and sing an American tune

And it’s alright, oh it’s alright, it’s alright, you can’t be forever blessed

Still tomorrow’s gonna be another working day and I’m trying to get some rest

That’s all I’m trying, to get some rest

Simon & Garfunkel Song For The Asking

Here is my song for the asking

Ask me and I will play

So sweetly, I’ll make you smile

This is my tune for the taking

Take it, don’t turn away

I’ve been waiting all my life

Thinking it over, I’ve been sad

Thinking it over, I’d be more than glad

To change my ways for the asking

Ask me and I will play

All the love that I hold inside

Simon & Garfunkel Barbriallen

It was in the merry month of May

When green bugs were a-swelling

Sweet William on his death bed lay

For the love of Barbriallen

He sent his servant to the town

The place where she’d been dwelling

Say master dear has sent me here

If your name be Barbriallen

And slowly, slowly she got up

And slowly she went to him

And all she said when she got there

Young man I think you are dying

Oh, don’t you remember the other day

When we where in a tavern

You drank your health to the ladies there

And you slided Barbriallen

He turned his face unto the wall

He turned his back upon her

Adieu, adieu to all my friends

Be kind to Barbriallen

She looked to the east, she looked to the west

She saw his corpse a-coming

Oh, put him down for me she cried

That I may gaze upon him

The more she looked, the more she grieved

She bursted it out in crying

Oh, pick me up and carry me home

For I feel like I am dying

They buried sweet Willy in the old church yard

And Barbara in the new one

From Willy’s grave there grew a rose

From Barbara’s a green briar

They grew and they grew on the old church wall

And could not grow no higher

And there they tied in a true love’s knot

The rose bush and the briar.