Linda S Cullum

Linda S Cullum

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Folk - Contemporary | Fayston, Vermont, United States
Total Song Plays: 444   
Member Since: 2020
   Last Login: 9/15/2021
   Sounds Like: Joni Mitchell, Sarah Mclachlan

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Song Description

A wake up call towards positive change. 1970's folk vibe, recorded 1982, 4 Track

Story Behind the Song

Written for a friend who knew it was time to leave but was still staying..


Time For The Leaving - Linda S Cullum

The time is here for the leaving
A restless feeling in my soul
My spirit's ready for the being
In the state of go

I get so confused in the position
Of never knowing which way is up or down
But I know it's time for a transition
Be it now

If your energy wire is shorting
And sparks are flying everywhere
And thoughts of your mind are distorting
And the pages of your life begin to tear

Then the time is here for the leaving
Disregard the fears that you hold
Put your thoughts away for safekeeping
And just go

You've been so damn crazy for staying
Letting things build up all this time
Your familiar lines are so betraying
So leave them behind

Now if time seems too precious to you With its merciless sweep of the past
And its eager gift of the future
Which always seems to come much too fast

Then the time is here for the leaving
Let your tears dry out on the road
The well worn path is deceiving
Say the old

Song Length
Folk - General, Folk - Americana
Tempo / Feel
Medium Slow (91 - 110)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Quiet, Cool

Subject Matter
Change, Life

Similar Artists
Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell
1970 - 1979

Lyric Credits Linda Cullum
Music Credits Linda Cullum
Publisher Credits Linda Cullum Music
Performance Credits Linda Cullum