Lowlands Beach Community Choir

Take my Rest

When I lay down to take my rest     When I lay down.....d/td>
sleepin’ it don’t come easy

When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
Like an old bird sittin’ on a nest
Like an old bird....
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....down....
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all



Ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh ooh ooh
     standin’ on the outside lookin’ in

Ooh - standin’ on the ooh ooh ooh
on the outside, on the outside, ooh ooh ooh
     haven’t heard the news since I don’t know when

haven’t heard the ooh ooh
haven’t heard the ooh ooh
     I’m out of touch with the people and the places I see

People and the places I see
People and the places I see
come along good Lordy and set me free
come along good Lordy and set me free



When I lay down to take my rest     When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ it don’t come easy

When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
Like an old bird sittin’ on a nest
Like an old bird....sittin' on a nest
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all



Ooh ooh ooh ooh
Ooh ooh ooh ooh
     now and then I tilt my head to listen

Ooh....tilt my head to ooh ooh ooh
tilt my head to tilt my head to ooh ooh ooh
     to the sound of a haunting memory

haunting memor ooh ooh
haunting memor ooh ooh
     it cries out loud like its

lost out in a crowd
lost out in a crowd
cryin’ out for someone to set it free
cryin’ out for someone to set it free



When I lay down to take my rest     When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ it don’t come easy

When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
Like an old bird sittin’ on a nest
Like an old bird....sittin' on a nest
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
in the middle of a ragin’ storm
When I lay down to take my rest
When I lay down.....down....down to take my
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all
sleepin’ don’t come at all



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