-- Gifts --
Toronto - 15 March 1968

Found on:

Small Source of Comfort (March 2011)

Silver rain sings dancing rhyme
sunlight on blue water
rocky shore grown soft with moss
catches all our laughter
and it sends it back without its edge
to strengthen us anew
that we may walk within these walls
and share our gifts with you

BC - Vocal, Baritone Guitar, Guitar

Editors Note: Daniel has a wonderful story about this song on - scroll down to February 15, 2011.

Known comments by Bruce Cockburn about this song, by date:

  • From the Small Source of Comfort liner notes:

    Gifts (Toronto, 15/03/68) - "Way back when, I used to close my shows with this song. Never seemed right to record it until now."

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