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SueH Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Corries songs, part two. (16) Lyr Add: THE PARISH NOTICES (Jez Lowe)^^ 13 Jun 99

Hi Katlaughing

Here are the words to The Parish Notices.....


by Jez Lowe, from CD of same name

They have no help & no hindrance to give
They only speak as they find
They have their own lives to live & let live
And their own business to mind
Their cards are played close to the heart
But when apples are spilled from their cart
The parish notices

And so when two lovers came here to dwell
Beneath their blue summer skies
Women folk started to whisper & well
Men folk began to despise
There are places such love may belong
But when it's here & so bold & so strong
The parish notices

Who are you, good women & true?
Why aren't you welcome here?
Who are you, good women & true?
Why do you cause such fear?

And as their bright harvest spoiled in the rain
The scythe of sickness came down
And one alone in her grief still remained
To hear no comforting sound
Just gather your goods & be gone
And take your damn plague from this town
She laughed with her back to the ropes
And she spat on their street & she hopes
The parish notices

The info inside Jez's CD cover says - 'this tells the true & tragic story of 2 young lovers persecuted by an ignorant & frightened community.' I'm not too good at getting music down from CD, but I can probably get someone else to do it for me if you want it - or Jez might let me have it.

Hope your gig went well....


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