Easy To Slip

Lyrics: Kibbee, George
Music: Kibbee, George

Played by Bob Weir with most of his solo bands, though never with the Grateful Dead.

It's so easy to slip
It's so easy to fall
And let your memory drift
And do nothing at all
All the love that you missed
All the people that you can't recall
Do they really exist
At all?

The whole world seems so cold today
And all the magic's gone away
And our time together melts away
Like the sad melody I play


Well I don't want to live forever
In this shadow of your leaving me
So I'll light another cigarette (note 1)
And try to remember to forget

It's so easy to slip
It's so easy to fall
(1) the lyrics printed with the inner sleeve of the "Heaven Help The Fool" LP have "... light a mellow cigarette" but I think that's a mistake, and Bob sings "another cigarette". That's also what's sung on the version on Little Feat's album Sailin' Shoes, though Ben Anderson tells me he has heard versions by them where they sing "mellow cigarette"

Bob Weir Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     Studio 1977 Heaven Help The Fool Bob Weir (note 2)
     Jan/Feb 1983 Bobby And The Midnites Bobby And The Midnites (video only)
     Fall 1988 Weir/Wasserman: Live Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman
      6 Sep 1989 Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman
Other Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
      1972 Sailin' Shoes Little Feat
(2) also on the compilation Weir Here: The Best Of Bob Weir

Further Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography
For online chords and TAB see www.rukind.com


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