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Lyr Req: Seal Djiril's Hymn (Gordon Bok)

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BELAMENA
BRANDY TREE (Otter's Song)
CAPE ANN
CLEAR AWAY IN THE MORNING
DARK OLD WATERS
DILLAN BAY
DUNA
HEARTH AND FIRE
HERRING CROON
HILLS OF ISLE AU HAUT
HUSH YE MY BAIRNIE
ISLE AU HAUT LULLABY (Hay Ledge Song)
JOHN OF DREAMS
KIRSTEEN/CHRISTINN
LITTLE RIVER
MRS. MACDONALD'S LAMENT
MY IMAGES COME
O-E-DALLAY
OLD FAT BOAT (Mattapoisset Harbor Inventory)
RIGHT SAID FRED (CUP OF TEA)
RORY DALL
THE BAYOU SARA
TUNE FOR NOVEMBER
TURN OVER IN THE MORNING
TURN YE TO ME
TURNING TOWARD THE MORNING
WAYS OF MAN ARE PASSING STRANGE
WEARY OF THE DARNING


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Folkie Frank 02 Dec 17 - 03:00 PM
GUEST,Hilary 02 Dec 17 - 05:49 PM
Folkie Frank 02 Dec 17 - 08:44 PM
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Subject: Lyr Req: Seal Djiril's Hymn by Gordon Bok
From: Folkie Frank
Date: 02 Dec 17 - 03:00 PM

I need the lyrics to the song Seal Djiril's Hymn by Gordon Bok. It is from the 1972 album of the same name as the song.

I tried to make out the lyrics, but failed hopelessly. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you.


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Subject: Lyr Add: SEAL DJIRIL'S HYMN (Gordon Bok)
From: GUEST,Hilary
Date: 02 Dec 17 - 05:49 PM

Here you are. Copied from http://www.timberheadmusic.com/disc/djirilshymn.htm.


[SEAL] DJIRIL'S HYMN
© Gordon Bok, BMI
from the cante-fable Seal Djiril's Hymn, recorded on the album "Seal Djiril's Hymn," (p) © 1972 Folk-Legacy Records, Inc

Long are the days gone, andiranda,
Long down the sad and windy years;
Long from the land of our desire

Rain comes and wind and snow, andiranda,
Stormcloud and squall do shroud the sea
And peace shall follow us no more.

Now through the hollowing green wave we wander,
Long down the stormy seas, and sad,
Long from the land of our desire.

Years when the sun was our provider,
Milk of the meadows gathering.
Winds brought the riches to our door.

Now are the days come, andiranda,
When to the seas again we go:
Now do we cry for those green years.

Why, when the winnowing sun was keeping
All of our harvest and our toil,
Made we no peace among our kind?

Why, when the summering wave was swinging,
And all our hills and trees were green,
Did we not sow our fields with love?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Seal Djiril's Hymn by Gordon Bok
From: Folkie Frank
Date: 02 Dec 17 - 08:44 PM

Thanks Hilary.
Show's how dim I am. I looked there under "S". I didn't think to look under "D".


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