The Clancy Brothers The Connemara Cradle Song cover

The Connemara Cradle Song
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March 13, 2015
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Song Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
On the wings of the wind o'er the dark rolling deep
Angels are coming to watch o'er thy sheep
Angels are coming to watch over thee
So list to the wind coming over the sea
Verse 0
[Chorus]
Hear the wind blow love, hear the wind blow
Lean your head over and hear the wind blow
Verse 2
Oh, winds of the night, may your fury be crossed,
May no one who's dear to our island be lost
Blow the winds gently, calm be the foam
Shine the light brightly and guide them back home
Verse 3
[Chorus]
Verse 4
The currachs are sailing way out on the blue
Laden with herring of silvery hue
Silver the herring and silver the sea
And soon there'll be silver for baby and me
Verse 5
[Chorus]
Verse 6
The currachs tomorrow will stand on the shore
And daddy goes sailing, a sailing no more
The nets will be drying, the nets heaven blessed
And safe in my arms dear, contented he'll rest

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