Tomorrow Is Forever

Lyrics: Dolly Parton
Music: Dolly Parton

Played by the Grateful Dead in the early 1970s as a duet by Jerry Garcia and Donna Godchaux.

Take my hand and run with me
Out of the past of yesterday
And walk with me into the future of tomorrow
Yesterday must be forgot
No looking back, no matter what
There's nothing there but memories that bring sorrow
Yesterday is gone, but tomorrow is forever

No more crying, tears leave tracks
And memories find their way back
Tomorrow's waiting there, let's journey there together
Yesterday is gone, but tomorrow is forever

I care not for yesterday
I love you as you are today
Yesterday just helped to pass the time while waiting
We must forget the passing time
My love for you is the real kind
The kind that won't hurt you, no never
Yesterday is gone, but tomorrow is forever

[repeat last verse]
Grateful Dead Recordings
     24 Sep 1972 30 Trips Around The Sun (note 1)
     19 Oct 1974 Grateful Dead Movie (CD only)
(1) also on the compilation 30 Trips Around The Sun: The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995

Originally a Dolly Parton/Porter Wagoner duet, relatively easy to find on compilations of their work.

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


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