Go Climb A Mountain

Lyrics: Unknown
Music: Unknown

Sung a few times by Sara Fulcher with Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders in 1973. Partly improvised and it's difficult to make out the lyrics from the tape I have. I have no idea of the origin of the song.

I climbed a mountain
Just to see what was on the other side
And the path through onto the other side
Where to find, I didn't know before

You got to climb your mountain
Everybody's got to cross their own mountain
If you climb your mountain
Walk on to the other side
Walk on to the other side
Walk on through to the other side
Climb your mountain, walk on through to the other side

One time they said, there's no other reason for it
Straight [as sky] or [dig in the turf]
It's no [passtime], gonna take it up

I must go to the mountain
Think about what's over the mountain

I said go to the mountain
You better pray
Well that's nothing, it's the only way now
But when I think about I'm going to see down in the [?]
And you run to the sky

I must be leaving
Something you might not see it
Over all around you
Keep it close, and [?], and the love
Keep it [?]
We might not make it tonight
You got to, got to, got to climb a mountain

Further Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography


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