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Saint Stephen with a rose, in and out of the garden he goes,
Country garden in the wind and the rain,
Wherever he goes the people all complain.

Stephen prospered in his time, well he may and he may decline.
Did it matter, does it now? Stephen would answer if he only knew how.
Wishing well with a golden bell, bucket hanging clear to hell,
Hell halfway twixt now and then,
Stephen fill it up and lower down and lower down again.

Lady finger, dipped in moonlight, writing "What for?" across the morning sky.
Sunlight splatters, dawn with answer, darkness shrugs and bids the day goodbye.

Speeding arrow, sharp and narrow,
What a lot of fleeting matters you have spurned.
Several seasons with their treasons,
Wrap the babe in scarlet colors, call it your own.
Did he doubt or did he try? Answers aplenty in the bye and bye,
Talk about your plenty, talk about your ills,
One man gathers what another man spills.

Saint Stephen will remain, all he's lost he shall regain,
Seashore washed by the suds and foam,
Been here so long, he's got to calling it home.

Fortune comes a crawlin', calliope woman, spinnin' that curious sense of your own.
Can you answer? Yes I can. But what would be the answer to the answer man?
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St. stephen lyrics

Cornell 5/8/77 album songs

1. New minglewood blues
2. Loser
3. El paso
4. They love each other
5. Jack straw
6. Deal
7. Lazy lightning
8. Supplication
9. Brown-eyed woman
10. Mama tried
11. Row jimmy
12. Dancing in the streets
13. Scarlet begonias
14. Fire on the mountain
15. Estimated prophet
16. St. stephen
17. Not fade away
18. St. stephen II
19. Morning dew
20. One more saturday night
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check here the lyrics for St. stephen, the 16th song of the 20 recorded for the album Cornell 5/8/77, with a total running time of , by Grateful Dead. It was released on May 8, 2017 via Rhino, and produced by Grateful Dead.