Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone - 1972

Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone - 1972


Joe Walsh - Turn To Stone - 1972



"Turn to Stone" is a 1972 song by the American singer-songwriter Joe Walsh and his band Barnstorm, with writing credits given to Terry Trebandt, and Walsh. The song was originally released on the album Barnstorm.


Walsh later covered the song for his solo album So What, and released it as a single. The single peaked at #93 on the US Billboard chart.


In 1976, Walsh recorded the song on his You Can't Argue with a Sick Mind album. The Eagles played this song, sung by Joe Walsh, during their March 4th, 1980 performance at Inglewood, CA





Lyrics


Hey now, the well run dry

Pages of your book on fire

Read the writing

On the wall


Hoe down, it's a show-down

Ev'rywhere you look, we're fighting

Hear the call


And you know it's gettin' stronger

I can't last very much longer

Turn to stone


Well there's a change in the wind

You know the signs don't lie

Such a strange feelin'

And I don't know why it's takin'

Such a long time


Backyard people

And they work all day

Tired of the speeches and the way

That the reasons keep changin'

Just to make the words rhyme


And you know it's gettin' stronger

Can't make 'em run much longer

Turn to stone



Songwriters: Joseph Fidler Walsh / Terry N. Trabandt

Turn to Stone lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group







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