Sailing Up, Sailing Down


by Wyatt & Reed
w: Lorre Wyatt  m: Jimmy Reed


Sailing up (sailing up), sailing down (sailing down)
Up (down), down (up!) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

G - - - /    /    /    / C - - - /    / G - - - /    / D - - - / C - - - / G - - - / (D) - - - //

People come (people come), people go (people go)
Come (go), go (come) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

Garbage here (garbage here), garbage there (garbage there)	
Here (there), there (here) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

Catching fish (catching fish), catching hell (catching hell)
Hell (fish), fish (hell!) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

People come (people come), people go (people go)
Come (go), go (come) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

Singing here (singing here), singing there (singing there)
Here (there), there (here) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day

Some are young (some are young), some are old (some are old)
Young (old), old (young) - up and down the river
Sailing on - stopping all along the way
The river may be dirty now but it's getting cleaner every day



Lyrics  1973 Roots and Branches Music::  italic verses by Pete Seeger::  
on Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie "Precious Friend"

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