Seven Nations From Clare to Here Lyrics

Rain and Thunder Track Listing
  • 1 4th Part of Clumsy Lover
  • 2 Back Home in Derry
  • 3 Whistle Set: The Mingulay Boat Song / Frank Mors' Hornpipe / Garrett Barry's
  • 4 From Clare to Here
  • 5 Uillean Pipe Set: The Blarney Pilgrim / My Darling Asleep
  • 6 Faithful Departed
  • 7 4th Part of Pipe Major George Allan
  • 8 For James
  • 9 Talk to Me
  • 10 Rain and Thunder
  • 11 Si Beg Si Mohr
  • 12 Nothing
  • 13 Amazing Grace
  • (Ralph McTell)

    There's four who share this room
    And we work hard for the craic
    Sleepin' late on Sunday's well I
    Never get to mass

    It's a long, long way from Clare to here
    It's a long way-ay from Clare to here
    It's a long, long way; it gets further day-by-day
    It's a long, long way from Clare to here

    When Friday comes around
    Well we're only into fighting
    Mum would like a letter home, but
    I'm too tired for writing

    It almost breaks my heart
    When I think of Josephine
    I told I'd be coming home
    With pockets full of green

    The only time that I feel alright
    Is when I'm into drinking
    It'll sort of ease the pain
    And level out my thinking

    Sometimes hear a 'piper playing
    Maybe it's a notion
    I dream I see white horses dancing
    On that other ocean

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