Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon
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Rivers Of Babylon Lyrics

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down
ye-eah we wept, when we remembered Zion.
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down
ye-eah we wept, when we remembered Zion.
When the wicked
Carried us away in captivity
Required from us a song
Now how shall we sing the lord's song in a strange land
When the wicked
Carried us away in captivity
Requiering of us a song
Now how shall we sing the lord's song in a strange land
Let the words of our mouth and the meditations of our heart
be acceptable in thy sight here tonight
Let the words of our mouth and the meditation of our hearts
be acceptable in thy sight here tonight
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down
ye-eah we wept, when we remembered Zion.
By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down
ye-eah we wept, when we remembered Zion.
By the rivers of Babylon (dark tears of Babylon)
there we sat down (You got to sing a song)
ye-eah we wept, (Sing a song of love)
when we remember Zion. (Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah)
By the rivers of Babylon (Rough bits of Babylon)
there we sat down (You hear the people cry)
ye-eah we wept, (They need that ???)
when we remember Zion. (Ooh, have the power)

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Songwriter(s): George Reyam, T. Mcnaughton, F. Mc Naughton, James Agustus Mcnaughton, Brent Dowe, Frank Farian
Copyright: Far Musikverlag Gmbh & Co. Kg, Blue Mountain Music Ltd., Beverleys Records Ltd., GEMA
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Meaning to "Rivers Of Babylon" (3 meanings)
sam 09/18/12,13:16
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Strange words -- looks like it is written by somebody who was delusional - Why can't one pray or sing anywhere for that matter- If one is captured one forgets to pray or sing.
David 10/26/11,18:00
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Boney M beautifully narrated the ancient history that happened to the people of Israiel. It's not just a song but it is fact. I love to hear this song again and again.
Marlene 01/07/11,02:07
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My Mom had this on 8-track and I used to listen to it over & over again. I have not heard any of these songs for the past 31 years!
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