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she moved through the fair


composer
Traditional


publisher
© 1995 EMI (Virgin) Music Publishing Ltd


background
Information to be added soon




lyrics
My young love said to me my mother won't mind,
And my father won't slight you for your lack of kind.
And she laid her hand on me and this she did say,
It will not be long now 'til our wedding Day.

And she went away from me, she moved through the fair,
And fondly I watched her move here and move there.
And then she went onward, just one star awake,
Like the swan in the evening moves over the lake.

The people were saying no two e'er were wed,
But one had a sorrow that never was said.
And I smiled as she passed with her goods and her gear,
And that was the last that I saw of my dear.

Last night she came to me, my dead love came in,
So softly she came her feet made no din.
And she laid her hand on me and this she did say,
It will not be long now 'til our wedding day.






sessions
Billy Sloan, Radio Clyde: 14th April 2002