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Lyr Req: Traders of Bokhara (from R & S Davies)

GUEST,robert 10 Jun 06 - 12:18 PM
Q (Frank Staplin) 10 Jun 06 - 02:21 PM
Jim Dixon 30 Jun 06 - 04:54 PM
GUEST,Hedd Wyn 30 Jun 06 - 05:08 PM
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Subject: traders of Bokhara
From: GUEST,robert
Date: 10 Jun 06 - 12:18 PM

any info...a song by two welsh musicians
Ray and Spencer Davies [not the famous names ] ?
rob


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Subject: RE: traders of Bokhara
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 10 Jun 06 - 02:21 PM

Downloaded the song (free) from www.turpp.com/musiclab.php?is=m&id=195#
Traders of Bokhara
Acoustic rescue. Lots of songs at this site, many unusual.
Sung with guitar accompaniment. Good one.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Traders of Bokhara (from R & S Davies)
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 04:54 PM

Would someone like to transcribe the lyrics and post them here?

If not, I might do it myself later.

(Frankly, I just refreshed this thread as a reminder to myself.)


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Subject: Lyr Add: TRADERS OF BOKHARA (H Pudner, R Davies)
From: GUEST,Hedd Wyn
Date: 30 Jun 06 - 05:08 PM

Your heading east for the city of Bokhara
You've got your border papers sealed and signed
By plane and boat and plane You'll be travellin'
A lady with adventure on your mind

I can't make the trip with you this time
I've a job to go to down in Wales
But I'll be looking forward to seeing you the next time
And to hearing all your travelling tales

Dont bring me back no sandals from the market place
Or a carpet from golden Samarkand
Just get on the train or a west bound plane
And come and see me when you land

Say hello to the comrades down on the farm
And the nomads underneath the open skies
But beware the traders of Bokhara
They'll sell you years of Asia with their eyes.

music Ray Davies
lyrics Huw Pudner
recorded by Acoustic Rescue from Neath in South Wales
from
Hedd Wyn


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