“Roll With the Flow” Lyrics

She was a lackluster lover
Who thought of another
When I offered her my hand
To help her in out of the rain

Then she became quite possessive
When I gave her the message
That I had to leave
On the outbound ten o’clock train

She said, “I thought you were stable
And that I might be able
To talk you into stickin’ around
For a couple of years”

I said I roll with the flow
Wherever it goes
And it’s rollin’ out of here

There was this didactic minister
Who told me of sinister things
Which would happen if I were
To do something wrong

He spoke at length about brimstone
And lives that were based on belief
That the bad and the good
Were equally strong

That’s why I think I undid him
When I started to kid him
’Cause he said, “If you’ll give me some time
I’ll make it quite clear”

I said I roll with the flow
Wherever it goes
And it’s rollin’ out of here

[break]

Those are two fine examples
Of the way that I handled the pressure
That tried to draw me away from the light

And in the final analysis
It’s foolish if you resist
The changes that come into
Your everyday life

There might be some trepidation
But don’t let hesitation
Deprive you of hope
And try to replace it with fear

You just roll with the flow
Wherever it goes
Even if it rolls out of here

You just roll with the flow
Wherever it goes
Even if it rolls out of here

You just roll with the flow
Wherever it goes
Even if it rolls out of here

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  • Roll With the Flow / Keep On (1972)

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