Book of Saturday

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"Book of Saturday"
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Song by King Crimson
from the album Larks' Tongues in Aspic
Length 2:49
Writer(s) Robert Fripp, John Wetton
Lyricist(s) Richard W. Palmer-James
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Larks' Tongues in Aspic track listing
Larks' Tongues in Aspic Part One
1
Book of Saturday
2
Exiles
3

Contents

Lyrics

If I only could deceive you
Forgetting the game
Every time I try to leave you
You laugh just the same

'Cause my wheels never touch the road
And the jumble of lies we told
Just returns to my back to weigh me down...

We lay cards upon the table
The backs of our hands
And I swear I like your people
The boys in the band

Reminiscences gone astray
Coming back to enjoy the fray
In a tangle of night and daylight sounds...

All completeness in the morning
Asleep on your side
I'll be waking up the crewmen
Banana-boat ride

She responds like a limousine
Brought alive on the silent screen
To the shuddering breath of yesterday...

There's the succour of the needy
Incredible scenes
I'll believe you in the future
Your life and death dreams

As the cavalry of despair
Takes a stand in the lady's hair
For the favour of making sweet sixteen...

You make my life and times
A book of bluesy Saturdays
And I have to choose...

Copyright

© 1973 EG Records Ltd.
Published by EG Music Inc. (BMI)

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