All For The Love Of You

Written by: 
John Martyn
1 Nov 1976

I've been learning my lines
I've been chasing my time
I've been changing my mind
For a while

I've been boring my friends
I've been burning both ends
I've been rounding the bend
For a while

Well is it for fame and fortune
Or is it for a better place
Is it for peace and plenty
Or is it for the sake of face

Is it all for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you

I've been rolling so high
I've been meaning to try
I've been waving goodbye
For a while

I've been three/fourth part stone
I've been out on my own
I've been moving alone
For a while

And is it for fame and fortune
And is it for a better place
Is it for peace and plenty
Or is it for the sake of face

Is it all for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you

I've been learning my lines
I've been changing my mind
I've been chasing my time
For a while

I've been boring my friends
I've been burning both ends
I've been rounding the bend
For a while

Well is it for fame and fortune
And is it for a better place
Is it for peace and plenty
Or is it for the sake of face

Is it all for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love of you
All for the love - of you

[snoring sound]

muffnote:
This song was recorded November 1976 as a home demo and released as late as September 2008, on the Ain't No Saint boxed set. One can only guess why it wasn't included on an album. My guess is that it would not have fitted well on One World, as it has a Bless The Weather/ Solid Air atmosphere.

First release: 

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