It's coming on Christmas
They're cutting down trees
Putting up reindeer
And singing songs of joy and peace
I wish I had a river
I could skate away on

But it don't snow here
It stays pretty green
Gonna make a lot of money
Then I'm gonna quit this crazy scene
And I wish I had a river
I could skate away on

I wish I had a river so wide
I would teach my feet to fly
I wish I had a river
I could skate away on
'cause I made my baby cry

You tried hard to help me
And you put me at ease
Then loved me so naughty
Made me weak in my knees
And wish I had a river
That I could skate away on

I'm so hard to handle
I'm selfish and i'm sad
Now I lost the best baby
That I ever had
And I wish I had a river
That I could skate away on

I wish I had a river so wide
I could teach my feet to fly
I wish I had a river
That I could skate away on
Cause I made my baby say goodbye

It's coming on Christmas
They're cutting down trees
Putting up reindeer
And singing songs of joy and peace
But I wish I had a river
I could skate away on

God I wish I had a river so wide
I'd teach my feet to fly
I wish I had a river
I could skate away on
I made my baby say goodbye
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River Lyrics

Indigo Girls – River Lyrics

Songwriters: MITCHELL, JONI
River lyrics © Joni Mitchell/Crazy Crow Music/Siquomb Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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