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Lyr Req: Spring Song (Alan Bell)


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Subject: Lyr Req: Spring Song (Alan Bell)
From: GUEST,allp1br
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 12:50 PM


Can anyone help me find the lyrics to Alan Bell's song "Spring Song"?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Spring Song (Alan Bell)
Date: 01 Jun 13 - 01:26 PM

Words are easy to make out.

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Subject: Lyr Add: SPRING SONG (Alan Bell)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 02 Jun 13 - 08:52 PM

As sung by Alan Bell on "The Definitive Collection"

1. Early one evening as I strolled along,
I heard a girl singing an old country song
To welcome the new days, the coming of spring,
The bleak winter over, new life to begin.

CHORUS: Love is a pleasure; love is a pain.
Love is desire to share yet again
The sweetness of caring, the joy and the tears,
Love everlasting, enduring the years.

2. She sang it so sweetly; she sang it so fine,
I thought of my own life and all that was mine,
For having and holding are better than dreams,
And lucky in love means more than it seems.

3. A time comes for living; a time comes for love,
And spring is a good time to give all you have,
For seasons will come and so quickly roll on,
But spring brings that young girl to sing the old song.

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Spring Song (Alan Bell)
From: bradfordian
Date: 16 Apr 17 - 06:30 AM

Here is an additional verse which has been sung for several years by someone I know at one of my folk clubs. I finally noted these words but as to the provenance, I don't have any information. If anyone does, please share!

"I left her still singing that beautiful song
I hope she will find her own love before long
To share all the good days, the summers for years
The sweetness of caring, the joys and the tears"

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