Moonfleet Bay    (video)

 

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1. Alas, poor John, he was a prisoner,

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    fortune’s fool for many a day.

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    Blinded by that cursed diamond,

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    with his freedom, he must pay.

 

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2. And so it was for faithful Elzevir,

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    cast in chains for ten long years.

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    With never a word of blame or anger,

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    just for John, t’was only tears.

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    Oh oh oh oh, only tears, oh oh oh oh.

 

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Blow, wind blow, and send them home again,

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set the sails for England’s way.

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Many a heart is grieving for them,

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bring them back to Moonfleet Bay.          +  Em

 

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3. And as for Grace, she’d still be waiting,

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    waiting for her only love,

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    every night a candle burning

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    at her window should he come.

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    Oh oh oh oh, should he come, oh oh oh oh.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blow, wind blow, and send them home again,

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set the sails for England’s way.

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Many a heart is grieving for them,

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bring them back to Moonfleet Bay.

 

+  repeat CHORUS

 

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+  Many a heart is grieving for them,

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    bring them back to Moonfleet Bay.

 

    (Chris de Burgh)