Make your own free website on Tripod.com

Pocahontas


The Virginia Company
Steady As The Beating Drum
Just Around The River Bend
Listen With Your Heart
Mine, Mine, Mine
Colors Of The Wind
Savages (Part I)
Savages (Part II)
If I Never Knew You (End Credits)
Colors Of The Wind (End Credits)



The Virginia Company
Chorus

Crew
In sixteen hundred seven
We sailed the open sea
For glory, God, and gold
And The Virginia Company

For the New World is like heaven
And we'll all be rich and free
Or so we have been told
By The Virginia Company

So we have been told
By The Virginia Company

For glory, God and gold
And The Virginia Company

On the beaches of Virginny
There's diamonds like debris
There silver rivers flow
And gold you pick right off a tree

With a nugget for my Winnie
And another one for me
And all the rest will go
To The Virginia Company
It's glory, God and gold
And The Virginia Company

We'll kill ourselves an Injun

John Smith
Or maybe two or three

Crew
We're stalwart men and
bold of the
Virginia Company

It's glory, God and gold
And The Virginia Company


Steady As The Beating Drum
Natives

Steady as the beating drum
Singing to the cedar flute
Seasons go and seasons come
Bring the corn and bear the fruit

By the waters sweet and clean
Where the mighty sturgeon lives
Plant the squash and reap the bean
All the earth our mother gives

O Great Spirit, hear our song
Help us keep the ancient ways
Keep the sacred fire strong
Walk in balance all our days

Seasons go and seasons come
Steady as the beating drum
Plum to seed to bud to plum

Steady as the beating drum



Just Around The River Bend
Pocahontas

What I love most about rivers is
You can't step in the same river twice
The water's always changing, always flowing
But people, I guess, can't live like that
We all must pay a price
To be safe, we lose our chance of ever knowing
What's around the river bend
Waiting just around the river bend

I look once more
Just around the river bend
Beyond the shore
Where the gulls fly free
Don't know what for
What I dream the day might send
Just around the river bend
For me
Coming for me

I feel it there beyond those trees
Or right behind these waterfalls
Can I ignore that sound of distant drumming
For a handsome sturdy husband
Who builds handsome sturdy walls
And never dreams that something might be coming?
Just around the river bend
Just around the river bend

I look once more
Just around the river bend
Beyond the shore
Somewhere past the sea
Don't know what for
Why do all my dreams extend
Just around the river bend?
Just around the river bend

Should I choose the smoothest curve
Steady as the beating drum?
Should I marry Kocoum?
Is all my dreaming at an end?
Or do you still wait for me, Dream Giver
Just around the river bend?



Listen With Your Heart
Grandmother Willow 

Grandmother Willow
Que que natora
You will understand
Listen with your heart
You will understand
Let it break upon you
Like a wave upon the sand

Listen with your heart
You will understand



Mine, Mine Mine
Ratcliffe , John Smith & Chorus

Ratcliffe
The gold of CortÚs
The jewels of Pizarro
Will seem like mere trinkets
By this time tomorrow
The gold we find here
Will dwarf them by far
Oh, with all ya got in ya, boys
Dig up Virginia, boys

Mine, boys, mine every mountain
And dig, boys, dig 'til ya drop
Grab a pick, boys
Quick, boys
Shovel in a shovel
Uncover those lovely
Pebbles that sparkle and shine
It's gold and it's mine, mine, mine

Chorus
Dig and dig and dig and diggety ...
Dig and dig and dig and diggety ...

Wiggins
Hey nonny nonny
Ho nonny nonny

Ratcliffe
Oh, how I love it!

Wiggins
Hey nonny nonny
Ho nonny nonny

Ratcliffe
Riches for Cheap!

Wiggins
Hey nonny nonny
Ho nonny nonny

Ratcliffe
There'll be heaps of it ...

And I'll be on top of the heap!
My rivals back home
It's not that I'm bitter
But think how they'll squirm
When they see how I glitter!
The ladies at court
Will be all a-twitter
The king will reward me
He'll knight me ... no, Lord me!

It's mine, mine, mine
For the taking
It's mine, boys
Mine me that gold!
With those nuggets dug

It's glory they'll gimme
My dear friend, King Jimmy
Will probably build me a shrine

Ratcliffe & Wiggins
When all of the gold is mine

Men
Dig and dig and dig and diggety
Dig and dig and dig and diggety-dig!

Smith
All of my life, I have searched for a land
Like this one
A wilder, more challenging country
I couldn't design
Hundreds of dangers await
And I don't plan to miss one
In a land I can claim
A land I can tame
The greatest adventure is mine!

Ratcliffe
Keep on working, lads
Don't be shirking, lads
Mine, boys, mine

Men
Find a mother lode

Ratcliffe
Mine me that gold

Men
Dig and dig and dig and diggety
Dig and dig and dig and diggety-dig!

Then find another load

Ratcliffe
Beautiful gold

Men
Dig! Dig! and diggety
Dig! Dig! for that gold

All
Make this island
my land!

Ratcliffe
Make the mounds big, boys
I'd help you to dig, boys
But I've got this crick in me spine

Smith
This land we behold

Ratcliffe
This beauty untold

Smith
A man can be bold!

Ratcliffe
It all can be sold!

And the gold

Men
So go for the gold

Ratcliffe
Is Mine

Men
We know which is here

Ratcliffe
Mine!

Men
All the riches here

Ratcliffe
Mine!

Men
From this minute

Ratcliffe
Mine!

Men
This land and what's in it 
is mine!

Ratcliffe
It's mine



Colors of the Wind
Pocahontas

You think I'm an ignorant savage
And you've been so many places
I guess it must be so
But still I cannot see
If the savage one is me
How can there be so much that you don't know?
You don't know

You think you own whatever land you land on
The Earth is just a dead thing you can claim
But I know every rock and tree and creature
Has a life, has a spirit, has a name

You think the only people who are people
Are the people who look and think like you
But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger
You'll learn things you never knew you never knew

Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon
Or asked the grinning bobcat why he grinned?
Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain?
Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?
Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?

Come run the hidden pine trails of the forest
Come taste the sun sweet berries of the Earth
Come roll in all the riches all around you
And for once, never wonder what they're worth

The rainstorm and the river are my brothers
The heron and the otter are my friends
And we are all connected to each other
In a circle, in a hoop that never ends

How high does the sycamore grow?
If you cut it down, then you'll never know
And you'll never hear the wolf cry to the blue corn moon

For whether we are white or copper skinned
We need to sing with all the voices of the mountain
We need to paint with all the colors of the wind

You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind



Savages (Part 1)
Ratcliffe, Powhatan, Natives & Chorus

Ratcliffe
What can you expect
From filthy little heathens?
Here's what you get when races are diverse

Their skin's a hellish red
They're only good when dead
They're vermin, as I said
And worse

Men
They're savages! Savages!

Ratcliffe
Barely even human

Men
Savages! Savages!

Ratcliffe
Drive them from our shore!
They're not like you and me
Which means they must be evil
We must sound the drums of war!

Men
They're savages! Savages!
Dirty shrieking devils!
Now we sound the drums of war!

Powhatan
This is what we feared
The paleface is a demon
The only thing they feel at all is greed

Kekata
Beneath that milky hide
There's emptiness inside

Natives
I wonder if they even bleed
They're savages! Savages!
Barely even human
Savages! Savages!

Powhatan
Killers at the core

Kekata
They're different from us
Which means they can't be trusted

Powhatan
We must sound the drums of war

Natives
They're savages! Savages!
First we deal with this one

All
Then we sound the drums of war

Men
Savages! Savages!

Ben
Let's go kill a few, men!

Natives
Savages! Savages!

Ratcliffe
Now it's up to you, men!

All
Savages! Savages!
Barely even human!
Now we sound the drums of war!



Savages (Part 2)
Pocahontas, Ratcliffe, Natives & Chorus

Ratcliffe
This will be the day ...
(Let's go men!)

Powhatan
This will be the morning ...
(Bring out the prisoner)

Men and Natives
We will see them dying in the dust

Pocahontas
I don't know what I can do
Still, I know I've got to try

Men
Now we make 'em pay

Pocahontas
Eagle, help my feet to fly

Natives
Now without a warning ...

Pocahontas
Mountain, help my heart be great

Men & Natives
Now we leave 'em blood and bone and rust

Pocahontas
Spirits of the earth and sky ...

Men & Natives
It's them or us

Pocahontas
Please don't let it be to late ...

Men & Natives
They're just a bunch of
Filthy, stinking

Men
Savages!

Natives
Savages!

Men
Demons!

Natives
Devils!

Ratcliffe
Kill them!

Natives
Savages!

Men
Savages!

Ratcliffe
What are we waiting for?

All
Destroy their evil race
Until there's not a trace left

Pocahontas
How loud are the drums of war

Men & Natives
We will sound the drums of war
Now, we sound the drums of war

Ratcliffe
Now we see what comes
Of trying to be chums

Natives
Now we sound the drums
of war!

Men
Of course it means the drums
of war!

Pocahontas
Is the death of all I love
Carried in the drumming of war?



If I Never Knew You (End Credits)
Jon Secada & Shanice

Jon Secada
If I never knew you
If I never felt this love
I would have no inkling of
How precious life can be

And I'm so grateful to you
I'd have lived my whole life through
Lost forever
If I never knew you

Shanice
If I never knew you
I'd be safe but half as real
Never knowing I could feel
A love so strong and true

IShanice
If I never knew you

Jon Secada
There's no moment I regret

Shanice
If I never knew your love

Jon Secada
Since the moment that we met

Shanice
I would have no inkling of

Jon Secada
If our time has gone too fast

Shanice
How precious life can be

Jon Secada
I've lived at last

Both
I thought our love would be so beautiful
Somehow we'd make the whole world bright

Shanice
I thought our love would be so beautiful
We'd turn the darkness into light

Both
And still my heart is singing
We were right

Jon Secada
We were right
And if I never knew you

Shanice
And if I never knew you

Jon Secada
I'd have lived my whole life through

Shanice
Empty as the sky

Both
Never knowing why
Lost forever
If I never knew you



Colors Of The Wind (End Credits)
Vanessa Williams

You think you own whatever land you land on
The Earth is just a dead thing you can claim
But I know every rock and tree and creature
Has a life, has a spirit, has a name

You think the only people who are people
Are the people who look and think like you
But if you walk the footsteps of a stranger
You'll learn things you never knew you never knew

Have you ever heard the wolf cry to the blue corn moon
Or let the eagle tell you where he's been?
Can you sing with all the voices of the mountain?
Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?
Can you paint with all the colors of the wind?

How high does the sycamore grow?
If you cut it down, and then you'll never know
And you'll never hear the wolf cry to the blue corn moon

For whether we are white or copper skinned
We need to sing with all the voices of the mountain
We need to paint with all the colors of the wind

You can own the Earth and still
All you'll own is earth until
You can paint with all the colors of the wind