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T URN ! T URN ! T URN ! ( TO E VERYTHING T HERE I S A S EASON ) Compare and contrast the song lyrics, Turn! Turn! Turn!, and the Biblical verses used to create the song. (10)
A BOUT THE SONG Turn! Turn! Turn! (to Everything There Is a Season) often abbreviated to "Turn! Turn! Turn!", adapted entirely from the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible (with the exception of the last line) Pete Seeger put to music in 1959 waited until to record his own version of it Released song on his 1962 album, The Bitter and the Sweet (Columbia Records)
A BOUT THE SONG The Byrds American folk rock band October 1, released as their third single December 6, 1965 included on second album, Turn! Turn! Turn!
A BOUT THE SONG The Byrds Their version distinguishes the song as the #1 pop hit with the oldest lyrics, dating back to the Book of Ecclesiastes. Many biblical scholars believe Ecclesiastes 1:1 implies King Solomon as the book's author gives Solomon (born c BC) lyrical credit for a number one hit
Chorus To everything - turn, turn, turn There is a season - turn, turn, turn And a time for every purpose under heaven A time to be born, a time to die A time to plant, a time to reap A time to kill, a time to heal A time to laugh, a time to weep Chorus A time to build up, a time to break down A time to dance, a time to mourn A time to cast away stones A time to gather stones together Chorus A time of war, a time of peace A time of love, a time of hate A time you may embrace A time to refrain from embracing Chorus A time to gain, a time to lose A time to rend, a time to sew A time to love, a time to hate A time of peace, I swear it's not too late! 3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: 2 A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; 4 A time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; 5 A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; 6 A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; 7 A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; 8 A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. Turn! Turn! Turn! (The Byrds) Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 (KJV)