Paul Kantner wooden ships lyrics?

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Paul Kantner wooden ships lyrics?

Postby ericthompson13 on Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:13 pm

Does anybody know which verses in wooden ships paul kantner wrote?
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Re: Paul Kantner wooden ships lyrics?

Postby redrabid on Sat Apr 09, 2011 12:03 am

Paul wrote the lyrics except for the "horror grips us as we watch you die"-verse, a contribution by Stephen Stills.
Part of the lyrics, "take a sister", Paul took from the very first song "Fly Away", that he wrote when he was in college.
Another part, "If you smile at me", was modified from a message Crosby found at the side of a Baptist Church.
All this according to Tamarkin "Got A Revolution". Buy it, though it is a bit disappointing, only 200 pages concern JA. But together with the liner notes he wrote for several re-releases of JA albums, it will answer all your questions.
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