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Northwest Passage

by Rogers Stan. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - Y

Northwest Passage
(Stan Rogers)
cho: Ah, for just one time I would take the Northwest Passage
To find the hand of Franklin reaching for the Beaufort Sea;
Tracing one warm line through a land so wild and savage
And make a Northwest Passage to the sea.
Westward from the Davis Strait 'tis there 'twas said to lie
The sea route to the Orient for which so many died;
Seeking gold and glory, leaving weathered, broken bones
And a long-forgotten lonely cairn of stones.
Three centuries thereafter, I take passage overland
In the footsteps of brave Kelso, where his "sea of flowers" began
Watching cities rise before me, then behind me sink again
This tardiest explorer, driving hard across the plain.
And through the night, behind the wheel, the mileage clicking west
I think upon Mackenzie, David Thompson and the rest
Who cracked the mountain ramparts and did show a path for me
To race the roaring Fraser to the sea.
How then am I so different from the first men through this way?
Like them, I left a settled life, I threw it all away.
To seek a Northwest Passage at the call of many men
To find there but the road back home again.
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  4. Casting Aside
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  6. Flying
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  8. Garnetts Homemade Beer
  9. Half of a Heart
  10. Harris and the Mare
  11. In Love Again
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  15. Man With Blue Dolphin
  16. Northwest Passage
  17. Rescue Me
  18. Rolling Down to Old Maui
  19. Scarborough Settlers Lament
  20. The House of Orange
  21. The Mary Ellen Carter
  22. The Nancy
  23. The Watch
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  25. Voodoo Child
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  34. Ye Parliament of England


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