"Carry On Wayward Son" is a hit progressive rock single recorded by Kansas and written by Kerry Livgren for their 1976 album Leftoverture. In 1977, the song peaked at #11 on the Billboard pop singles chart, becoming their first Top 40 hit. Because of its lyrics, the song is often misnamed as "Carry On My Wayward Son".
The 7" single has been certified Gold by the RIAA. This version was a much shorter version of the…
Carry on my wayward son,
For there'll be peace when you are done
Lay your weary head to rest
Don't you cry no more