Rivers of Babylon - Boney M.

Refrain) 

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down 

Jeeah we wept, when we remembered Zion

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down 

Jeeah we wept, when we remembered Zion 

 

Strophe) 

When the wicked 

Carried us away in captivity 

Required from us a song 

Now how shall we sing the lord´s song in a strange land 

 

 

Strophe) 

When the wicked 

Carried us away in captivity 

Required from us a song 

Now how shall we sing the lord´s song in s atrange land 

 

Strophe) 

When the wicked 

Carried us away in captivity 

Requiring from us a song 

Now how shall we siing the lord´s song in a strange land 

 

Bridge) 

Let the words of our mouth and the meditations of our heart 

Be acceptable in thy sight here tonight 

Let the words of our mouth and the meditations of our heart 

Be acceptable in thy sight here tonight 

 

Refrain) 

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down 

Jeeah we wept, when we remembered Zion

 

 

 

Refrain) 

By the rivers of Babylon (dark tears of Babylon)

there we sat down (you got to sing a song) 

Jeeah we wept (sing a song of love) 

when we remembered Zion (jeah, jeah, jeah, jeah, jeah)

 

Refrain) 

By the rivers of Babylon (rough bits of Babylon) 

there we sat down you hear the people cry)

Jeeah we wept (they need their god)

when we remembered Zion (Ohhh, have the power) 

 

By the rivers of Babylon, there we sat down 

Jeeah we wept, when we remembered Zion......