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Lyrics by: Johnny Cash
# Debut Chart
54 Dec '70 Hot 100
1 Dec '70 Country

Lyrics

Beside a singing mountain stream Where the willow grew Where the silver leaf of maple Sparkled in the morning dew I braided twigs of willows Made a string of buckeye beads But flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need


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Flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need I leaned against a bark of birch And I breathed the honeydew I saw a Northbound flock of geese Against a sky of baby blue Beside the lily pads I carved a whistle from a reed Mother Nature's quite a lady But you're the one I need Flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need A cardinal sang just for me And I thanked him for the song Then the sun went slowly down the West And I had to move along These were some of the things On which my mind and spirit feed But flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need Flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need So when this day was ended I was still not satisfied For I knew everything I touched Would wither and would die And love is all that will remain And grow from all these seed Mother Nature's quite a lady But you're the one I need Flesh and blood Need flesh and blood And you're the one I need

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