Suzanne Neil Diamond
Album - Stones - #17 in UK and #11 on BB
Hot 200 on MCA Records in 1971.
INTRO: A Bm E A
[A]Suzanne takes you down to her place by the river..
[D]you can hear the boats go by..you can spend the
And you [A]know the girl's half crazy and that's why
you want to be there.
And she [C#m]feeds you tea and oranges that come [D]all the
way from [A]China.
[A]And just when you want to tell her that you have no
love to give her..she [D]gets you on her wavelength
and lets the river answer..that you've [A]always been
[A]And Jesus was a sailor when he walked upon the water
and He [D]spent a long time watching from the lonely wooden
And [A]when he knew for certain only drowning men could
see him he said, "[C#m]All men are sailors then [D]until the sea
shall free them."
But [A]He himself was broken, long before the sky would open.
For[D]saken, almost human, He sank beneath your wisdom like
And you [C#m]want to travel with Him and you [D]want to travel blind.
And you [A]think that you may trust Him for He's [E]touched your
[D]perfect [E]body with His [A]mind.
[A]Suzanne takes you down to her place by the river..you can [D]hear
the boats that go by, you can spend the night forever.
And the [A]sun pours down like honey on our lady of the harbor.
And she [C#m]shows you where to look amid the [D]garbage and the flowers.
There are [A]heroes in the seaweed..there are children in the morning
They are [D]leaning out for love and they will lean that way forever,
while [A]Suzanne holds her mirror.
A seventies smash from Kraziekhat.