THE BYRDS - THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN'

THE BYRDS - THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN'
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Comegather'roundpeople
Whereveryouroam
Andadmitthatthewaters
Aroundyouhavegrown
Andacceptitthatsoon
You'llbedrenchedtothebone.
Ifyourtimetoyou
Isworthsavin'
Thenyoubetterstartswimmin'
Oryou'llsinklikeastone
Forthetimestheyarea-changin'.

Comewritersandcritics
Whoprophesizewithyourpen
Andkeepyoureyeswide
Thechancewon'tcomeagain
Anddon'tspeaktoosoon
Forthewheel'sstillinspin
Andthere'snotellin'who
Thatit'snamin'.
Forthelosernow
Willbelatertowin
Forthetimestheyarea-changin'.

Comesenators,congressmen
Pleaseheedthecall
Don'tstandinthedoorway
Don'tblockupthehall
Forhethatgetshurt
Willbehewhohasstalled
There'sabattleoutside
Anditisragin'.
It'llsoonshakeyourwindows
Andrattleyourwalls
Forthetimestheyarea-changin'.

Comemothersandfathers
Throughouttheland
Anddon'tcriticize
Whatyoucan'tunderstand
Yoursonsandyourdaughters
Arebeyondyourcommand
Youroldroadis
Rapidlyagin'.
Pleasegetoutofthenewone
Ifyoucan'tlendyourhand
Forthetimestheyarea-changin'.

Thelineitisdrawn
Thecurseitiscast
Theslowonenow
Willlaterbefast
Asthepresentnow
Willlaterbepast
Theorderis
Rapidlyfadin'.
Andthefirstonenow
Willlaterbelast
Forthetimestheyarea-changin'.