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River Deep, Mountain High

Released by Bob Seger in 1970
From the Album: Mongrel |

This version of River Deep, Mountain High was released by Bob Seger in 1970.

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When you were a young girl, you had a rag doll
The only doll you ever owned
I love you just the way you love your rag doll
But only now my love has grown
Oh and it gets stronger
Talkin’ every day
Yeah gettin’ deeper honey
Come with me
And it gets higher, every way
I love you oh

River deep and mountain high, yeah yeah yeah
If I lost you would I cry
I love you baby, baby, baby

You got me woman
I done lost all control
I need you baby
Like a river needs to roll

I love you baby
Like a mountain gonna love the sky
I love you baby
River deep and mountain high

Every day now
Take me with you take my by the hand momma
Lead me to the door
Gotta go gotta go anyway
Get me to the floor
Gotta take you everywhere I go yeah
Gotta take you down downtown
Gotta screw around

Oh yeah


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Bob Seger has released many songs over the years besides River Deep, Mountain High. Bob Seger released songs from 1969 to 2006 spanning across albums like Ramblin' Gamblin' Man, Noah, Mongrel, Brand New Morning, Smokin' O.P.'s, Back In '72, Seven, Beautiful Loser, Night Moves, Live Bullet, Stranger In Town, Against The Wind, Nine Tonight, The Distance, Like A Rock, The Fire Inside, Greatest Hits, It's A Mystery, Greatest Hits 2, and Face The Promise. Decade Lyrics has over lyrics & songs by Bob Seger.

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The lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High are the words, verses and chorus for the song released by Bob Seger in 1970. Elements of the lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High are both direct in meaning and also metaphorical with the real meanings of the song only known by Bob Seger and any collaborating writers working on the lyrics for River Deep, Mountain High back when it was created.

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Some people have an interest in the etymology behind words and phrases. You can take apart the lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High by Bob Seger in a number of ways. The word "lyric" itself derives from the Latin word lyricus, with the actual English word lyrics applied to the definition "words set to music" listed in Stainer and Barrett's 1876 Dictionary of Musical Terms. Continuing the chain, the Latin word lyricus derives from the Greek word λυρικός or lyrikós. This somewhat means "poetry accompanied by the lyre" or "words set to music." You can easily see that by looking at the background of the word lyric, that the "lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High" means the words set to the music of River Deep, Mountain High, or poetry accompanied by the lyre played by Bob Seger. The singular form "lyric" is still used to mean the complete words to a song. However, the singular form lyric is also commonly used to refer to a specific line (or phrase) within a song's lyrics. Hence, by this analysis of word structure, you could say that the lyric to River Deep, Mountain High and the lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High are both one and the same thing. None of this talk about the word Lyrics is really relevant to fans of Bob Seger who came here looking just for the lyrics to River Deep, Mountain High, but we feel it is still fun to learn what's behind commonly used words and lyrics in songs.

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