-- When The Sun Falls --
released 1971

Found on:

Sunwheel Dance (1971)

When the sun falls
The bird of paradise
Spreads his wings wide

When the rain shines
The earth sighs gratitude
And spreads her hues bright

You come to me
Bringing the sun and rain
Bringing my song

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

  • Editor's note: Album notes say "After Robert Graves".

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