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Barges


by Ralph Mctell. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - W


Me and my brother returned to the water
I saw a pike that was two feet long.
Two small magicians, each with a jam jar
Cast spells on the water with hazel twig wands.

Country boys catch tadpoles, dive into water
Made shy by their laughter, we wandered down stream
And summer rolled o'er us with no complications
'Cept thinking of Mama sometimes in dreams.

Stand by the drawbridge, waiting for barges
Waiting around for smiles from the man.
Lifting the bridge whilst watching the horses
Dragging the slow boats up the canal.

I do remember the times but no number
After the day, but before evening comes
Waiting for castles and kettles with roses
Painted on barges that sailed into the sun.

Oh, see the river run, that was by man begun
Open the locks, let the boats sail on,
Taking their castles and kettles with roses
With summers of childhood leaving smiles on the man.



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Album: Other Songs B - W Lyrics
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  1. Barges
  2. Bridge of sighs
  3. Dear river thames
  4. From clare to here
  5. Get Up
  6. Girl On A Bicycle
  7. Hands of joseph
  8. Heading West
  9. Jenny taylor/je n'etais la
  10. Last Train And Ride
  11. Michael in the garden
  12. Mr. connaughton
  13. Pills
  14. Progresso
  15. Red apple juice
  16. Song for martin
  17. Stay
  18. Stranger to the season
  19. Summer
  20. Summer girls
  21. Take Me Back
  22. Tequila sunset
  23. The Choice
  24. The ferryman
  25. The girl from the hiring fair
  26. The setting
  27. The Wedding
  28. There Is No Try
  29. Throw out a line and dream
  30. Untitled
  31. Weather the storm

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