Clip | Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration - Joan Baez and Jackson Browne Sing ‘Before The Deluge’

Joan Baez and Jackson Browne sing “Before The Deluge,” a song written by Jackson Browne, during the Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration at the Beacon Theatre in New York on January 27, 2016.

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-♪ And let the music keep our spirits high ♪ ♪ Let the buildings keep our children dry ♪ ♪ Let creation reveal its secrets by and by ♪ ♪ By and by ♪ When the light that's lost within us ♪ ♪ Reaches the sky -♪ Some of them were angry -♪ At the way the earth was abused ♪ ♪ By the men who learned how to forge ♪ ♪ Her beauty into power ♪ And they struggled to protect her from them ♪ ♪ Only to be confused ♪ By the magnitude of her fury ♪ In the final hour ♪ And when the sand was gone and the time arrived ♪ ♪ In the naked dawn, only a few survived ♪ ♪ And in attempts to understand a thing ♪ ♪ So simple and so huge -♪ Believed that they were meant to live ♪ ♪ After the deluge -♪ Now let the music keep our spirits high ♪ ♪ Let the buildings keep our children dry ♪ ♪ Let creation reveal its secrets by and by ♪ ♪ By and by