#02446
Island Of Newfoundland (Burt Cuff) video
See also: Isle Of Newfoundland (Roy Payne)
And also: Isle Of Newfoundland (Dick Nolan)
And also: Isle Of Newfoundland (Stompin' Tom)
And also: Cold Canadian Waters (The Flummies)
#485: YouTube video by oldirishladdie
©2009 ~ Used with permission ~

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In the cold Canadian waters,
north from the coast of Maine,
There's an island called Newfoundland,
swept by snow, wind and rain;
On the island there's a village
with its customs and its ways,
The little town of Carmanville,
home of childhood days.

Those childhood days were something,
carefree all the time,
There's a girl in every story
and you know there's one in mine;
She broke my heart so often,
it stays a little sore,
That's the reason I left home,
can't go back no more.

The people make a living
on the land and on the sea,
There are people on the island
that mean the world to me;
I wish I had the power
to change the course of time,
To live again in Newfoundland,
the home of childhood time.

Spoken:
I'd like to watch the sailboats
as they glide across the bay,
To see again the farmers
sow the seeds and cut the hay;
The island has no strangers
'cause everybody is your friend,
The island of Newfoundland,
I'd like to see again.

The people make a living
on the land and on the sea,
There are people on the island
that mean the world to me;
I wish I had the power
to change the course of time,
To live again in Newfoundland,
the home of childhood time.

####.... Burt Cuff, 1966 ....####
Recorded by Burt Cuff (45 rpm - ARC Records, Canada, 1966); and (From Newfoundland To Memphis, trk#1, 1966, Arc Sound Ltd, Toronto, Ontario); and a compilation album by various artists (Live From The Caribou Club, trk#7, 1968, Arc Sound Ltd, Toronto, Ontario).


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