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Thread #26591   Message #321037
Posted By: Clinton Hammond2
17-Oct-00 - 02:59 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sea for the Shore (James Keelaghan)
Subject: ADD: Sea for the Shore (Keelaghan)
Yup...

Hang on a sec...

*sounds of ruffeling*

Sea For The Shore
(James Keelaghan)

The lights of the freighters they danced on the water
As they tugged at the anchors that held them at bay
And lost in her arms boys I too was dancing
I traded the sea for the shore
I traded the sea for the shore

The light from the moon turned the wet streets to silver
As we walked hand in hand up the road from the bay
And me glancing backwards from where I had come to
I traded the sea for the shore
I traded the sea for the shore

The light from the street-lamp cast haloes around us
As I leaned on the railing at the foot of her stairs
I touched her cheek lightly the skies now are clearing
I traded the sea for the shore
I traded the sea for the shore

The light from the sunrise poured gold through the curtains
Touched the edge of her shoulder caught the glow in her eyes
The horn of the freighter called "Home wayward sailor"
But I traded the sea for the shore
I traded the sea for the shore
I traded the sea for the shore

You may noticd a slight change in the last verse "Poured gold through the curtains" is what I've heard James sing in his live concert every time I've seen him... And it scans much better than the recorded line...

Great song!

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