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Mountain Cry
Lyrics: Brendan Hill
Music: Brendan Hill

I met my girl on a mountain side
Looking for warmth and a place to hide
She took me in as the day grew long
As we lay by the fire our love grew strong

I left the city for its dirt and grime
The factory walls to make mountain time
I found love, but she slipped away
Now I'm alone, but here I'll stay

I keep on looking till this very day
For my baby...my baby...(so far)...who's gone away
I'll search... search this land till my dyin' day
A sweet loving woman, make a mountain
Make a mountain
Cry
Cry
Make a mountain
Cry
Mountain cry
Make a mountain (mountain cry)
Come on baby
Mountain cry
Mountain cry
Mountain...mountain...
Make a mountain cry





Lay by the fire and I was not afraid
Finally could see by the light of the fire we made
Then one day the fire was gone
Baby left me on my mountainside alone


First release: Travelers & Thieves
Released: 09/03/1991
Earliest time played: 08/23/1990
Last time played: 10/11/2012
Playing frequency:
  191 plays (see all shows)
  10.28% of shows in the database
  10.77% of shows since debut
  Detailed statistics
Song information:
  This song represents the first recording of a song written by someone other than John.
  The introduction to this song (the first few minutes) are written in 15/8 time.

Other recordings of "Mountain Cry":
  Travelers & Thieves/On Tour Forever, 1991
  Travelers & Thieves/On Tour Forever, 1991
  Mountain Cry, 1991
  Mountain Cry, 1991
  Album Network Rock Tuneup #76, 1991
  Travelers & Thieves pre-production tape, 1991
  15 the Hard Way, 1992
  Conquer Me, 1993
  Love and Greed, 1993
  Rock Me Tonight, 1993
  Jones for the Blues, 1994
  Live From The Fall, 1996
  Travelogue: Blues Traveler Classics, 2002