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Lady in Black Lyrics

Uriah Heep - Salisbury
Band
Album

Salisbury

(1971)
TypeAlbum (Studio full-length)
GenresHard Rock, Progressive Rock
LabelsVertigo, Mercury Records
Album rating :  91.7 / 100
Votes :  3
4. Lady in Black (4:44)
Track rating :  100 / 100       Votes :  2       [ ]
She came to me one morning
One lonely Sunday morning
Her long hair flowing in the midwinter wind
I know not how she found me
For in darkness I was walking
And destruction lay around me
From a fight I could not win

Ahh Ahh Ahh, Ahh Ahh Ahh Ahh

She asked me name my foe then
I said the need within some men
To fight and kill their brothers
Without thought of love or God
And I begged her give me horses
To trample down my enemies
So eager was my passion
To devour this waste of life

Ahh Ahh Ahh, Ahh Ahh Ahh Ahh

But she wouldn't think of battle that
Reduces men to animals
So easy to begin
And yet impossible to end
For she's the mother of all men
Who counselled me so wisely then
I feared to walk alone again
And asked if she would stay

Oh lady lend your hand outright
And let me rest here at your side
Have faith and trust in peace she said
And filled my heart with life

There's no strength in numbers
Have no such misconception
But when you need me
Be assured I won't be far away

Ahh Ahh Ahh, Ahh Ahh Ahh Ahh

Thus having spoke she turned away
And though I found no words to say
I stood and watched until I saw
Her black coat disappear
My labour is no easier
But now I know I'm not alone
I find new heart
Each time I think upon that windy day

And if one day she comes to you
Drink deeply from her words so wise
Take courage from her as your prize
And say hello for me

Ahh Ahh Ahh, Ahh Ahh Ahh Ahh
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Uriah Heep - Salisbury
Salisbury - Album Credits
Members
  • Ken Hensley : Guitars, Organ, Piano, Harpsichord, Vibraphone, Vocals
  • David Byron : Vocals
  • Mick Box : Guitars, Vocals
  • Paul Newton : Bass, Vocals
  • Keith Baker : Drums
Other staff
  • Gerry Bron : Producer
  • Peter Gallen : Engineer
  • Tom Coyne : Mastering Engineer
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