Down to where the fields were green. It’s super easy, we promise! We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green. Bruce Springsteen - The River Lyrics & Traduction. Though I know the river is dry. I come from down in the valley. The River. The liner notes to his "Greatest Hits" album contain the following explanation of this song's meaning written by Bruce Springsteen, Bruce Springsteen performed "The River" for the first time on the 21st of September 1979 at the "No Nukes" concert at Madison Square Garden. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown Good Lord, show me the way O sisters, let's go down Let's go down, come on down O sisters, let's go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the robe and crown Good Lord, show me the way O brothers, let's go down Let's go down, come on down Come on, brothers, let's go down Down in the river to pray … Tune in to E Street Radio to hear Springsteen present music from his personal collection, as well as provide commentary about the songs and state of the country. Let's go down, come on down. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown? Lyrics and video for the song The River by Bruce Springsteen - Songfacts ... a crummy job, etc. Where, mister, when you're young. Toen maakte ik Mary zwanger en dat was alles wat ze schreef. Down to the river. We fell in love, we held hands, we kissed, we were passionate. I come from down in the valley where mister when you're young They bring you up to do like your daddy done Me and Mary we met in high school when she was just seventeen We'd ride out of that valley down to where the fields were green We'd go down to the river And into the river we'd dive Oh down to the river we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant Listeners will hear music from Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Bob … Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. We'd go down to the river. We'd ride out of this valley. We'd go down to the river. Sorry, when I wrote "I prefer to take the lyrics literally rather than treat "the river" as a metaphor for anything." O fathers let's go down Let's go down, come on down O fathers let's go down Down in the river to pray. Its B-side was either "Independence Day" or "Ramrod", depending on the country of release. The title track to his fifth studio album. Bruce Springsteen Lyrics. I pity anyone who has never heard one of his first 6 studio albums, they are all great, not to say most of his later albums weren't great too. As I went down in the river to pray. The lyrics on this song are some of Bruce's best; Phil from Youngstown, Oh As a lifelong resident of Youngstown, Ohio this song hits close to home obviously. The song was based on conversations Springsteen had with his brother-in-law, after the latter lost his job but never complained and tried hard to find ways of providing his family. Bruce Springsteen – The River Lyrics. He shared a stage with. en de rechter deed de rest. Een 'union'kaart en een trouwjasje. When she was just seventeen. I think you'll find the line is: is a dream a lie if it don't come true or is it something worse that sends me down to the river.... That quote just about says it all. Let's go down, come on down Come on brothers, let's go down Down in the river to pray. Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. Down in the river to pray. Oh, down to the river we'd ride. En voor mijn negentiende verjaardag kreeg ik. O mothers let's go down, Let's go down, don't you want to go down, Come on mothers let's go down, Down in the river to pray. as the opening sentence, this wasn't in direct response to the previous comment posted by GuyNemeth. Where mister, when you're young. Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. They bring you up to do like your daddy done. And into the river we'd dive. It's also a good representative of the man and the band! Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2021 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. I agree the river represents hope and dreams, just to clarify I also believe that the song also refers to a literal river as well. . "The River" is written about Bruce Springsteen's sister, who got married very young, and her early life with her husband. from album: The River (1980) I come from down in the valley where mister when you're young. Good Lord show me the way! O sinners, let's go down. When she was just seventeen. ... "We went down to the courthouse, and the judge put it all to rest / No wedding day smiles, no walk down the aisle / … Where mister, when you're young. Let's go down, come on down, O fathers let's go down, Down in the river to pray. My baby and I. Oh down to the river we ride . Listeners will hear music from Marvin Gaye, Neil Young, Bob … Get ready for the next edition of Bruce’s exclusive E Street Radio Guest DJ series, From My Home To Yours… Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. We'd drive … Von purplelunacy am Mo, 06/09/2010 - … In The River, they took that car down to the river, where they could be free. They bring you up to do like your daddy done. Übersetzung des Liedes „The River“ (Bruce Springsteen) von Englisch nach Deutsch ... That sends me down to the river. They bring you up to do it like your daddy done. The lines We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green We'd go down to the river And into the river we'd dive Oh down to the river we'd ride", make me think of our early dates, how exciting, new and fresh it was. Did Taylor Swift Or Bruce Springsteen Write These Lyrics? I come from down in the valley. They bring you up to do. That sends me down to the river tonight. "The River" is one of those iconic Bruce Springsteen songs – which is saying something! The electric version of this song on the live in New York City cd is incredible. Like your daddy done. WishYouWereHere, edited by Loraqs, franklintitan, Groujo, Pontusjpp, Mellow_Harsher. Don’t have an account? Tune in to E Street Radio to hear Springsteen present music from his personal collection, as well as provide commentary about the songs and state of the country. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good old way And who shall wear the robe and crown Good Lord, show me the way ! Good Lord show me the way. It's hard to pick out just a few songs from someone with such a rich songbook, but 'The River' seems to be a great one for a lesson! Me and mary we met in high school when she was just seventeen. Me and Mary, we met in high school. Good Lord show me the way. We'd ride out of this valley down to where the fields were green. Me and Mary we met in high school. The title track of his fifth album, it was a hit single in parts of Europe in 1981; it reached No. Wed go down to the river. Volume 6: Down to the River to Pray. Lyrics submitted by [Chorus] Em C We'd go down to the river D G And into the river we'd dive Em C Oh down to the river D C we’d ride [Verse] Em G Then I got Mary pregnant D C And man, that was all she wrote A piano rendition of the theme from the film "Once Upon a Time in the West" (1968) was frequently performed before this song during the River Tour of 1980–81. "The River" is a song written and recorded by Bruce Springsteen, accompanied by the E Street Band, in 1979. Steve from Fenton, Mo This is one of only about 10 songs I like of Springsteen's since the River album. This song was originally recorded for the album "The Ties That Bind" in 1979, but that album has never been released. We gingen naar de rechtbank. O sisters lets go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studyin about that good ol way And who shall wear the robe & crown Good Lord show me the way O brothers lets go down Let's go down, Come on down O brothers lets go down Down in the river to pray As I went down in the river to pray Studyin about that good ol way Come on mothers, let's go down. I come from down in the valley where mister when you're young They bring you up to do like your daddy done Me and Mary we met in high school when she was just seventeen We'd ride out of that valley down to where the fields were green We'd go down to the river and into the river we'd dive Oh down to the river we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant and man that was all she wrote And for my nineteenth birthday I got … Me and Mary we met in high school. "The River". 25 in the Netherlands, and the top 10 in both Sweden and Norway. Wed ride out of that valley down to where the fields were green. Studying about that good ol' way. ... Oh down to the river we'd ride Then I got Mary pregnant and man that was all she wrote And for my nineteen birthday I got a union card and a wedding coat We went down to the courthouse and the judge put it all to rest En we zouden in de rivier duiken. When she was just seventeen. [Chorus 1] We'd go down to the river. And who shall wear the starry crown? Tune in to E Street Radio to hear Springsteen present music from his personal collection, as well as provide commentary about the songs and state of the country. Oh, we zouden naar de rivier rijden. I come from down in the valley. Log in now to tell us what you think this song means. O sinners, let's go down. As I went down in the river to pray Studying about that good ol' way And who shall wear the starry crown? Video for the song the river ( 1980 ) I come from down in the river is., but that album has never been released [ Chorus 1 ] 'd. 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