My love is like the lofty tree. TKN. Performed by Bob Dylan and Joan Baez (8 times) during the first Rolling Thunder Tour (1975), and 3 times in 1989-90. The river is wide, I cannot see Nor do I have light wings to fly There'll be a boat that can carry two And both shall row, my love and I My love is like the lofty tree It shudders fears and then sways free If it should fade when the summer's through The river is wide, I cannot see Nor do I have light wings to fly There'll be a boat that can carry two And both shall row, my love and I My love is like the lofty tree It shudders fears and then sways free If it should fade when the summer's through She'll bloom again when the spring shines through When love is … The river’s so wide Carry me a cross Carry me across To the other side. Its nicely done and appropriate to have during this anniversary year of the National Park Service! Lyrics to River Is Wide by The Grass Roots from the 20 Rockin' Hits of the 60's [Disc 5] album - including song video, artist biography, translations and more! Nice to find a piano arrangement of this old folk song! / My love is like the lofty tree. Build me a boat that can carry two and both shall row, my love and I. Parasite Eve. The water gets deep, As our love gets strong, now. Lyrics Artists: J James Taylor The Water Is Wide. The Water Is Wide lyrics and chords are intended for your personal use only, it's a very pretty song recorded by Rhonda Vincent. Videos Lyrics and chords. Important: The song above is NOT stored on the Chordie server.The original song is hosted at www.azchords.com.Chordie works as a search engine and provides on-the-fly formatting. ROSALÍA. I leaned my back up against an oak Thinkin' it was a trusty tree Can stop one drop of rain. Don Grolnick. Up on the roof, We heard the gentle rain. Trad. Nor do I have light wings to fly. Beyoncé. Comment and share your favourite lyrics. The Water is Wide is the American version of the old traditional Irish song, Carrickfergus. Or is the ‘water is wide’ a metaphor for love that has faded inferred in the line “love grows old and waxes cold”. 'The Water is Wide' has been arranged by the classical composer,Benjamin Britten, and the tune is sometimes (though not always) used for the hymn "When I Survey the Wondrous Cross." Does the song have a literal meaning – are the lovers separated by water – could it be talking about emigration? Released on Live 1975 (2002) Tabbed by Eyolf Østrem. Hot lyrics. The theme of two lovers separated by an insurmountable obstacle such as a river, sea or lake is found in the traditional folklore of most English speaking countries. With the rythm of, Our heartbeats, Down it came. There is a ship and it sails on the sea Loaded deep as deep can be But not as deep as the love I'm in I know not if I sink or swim. Print and download The Water Is Wide sheet music composed by English Folk Song. With the rythm of, Our heartbeats, Down it came. The tab is based on the version from Plymouth, Oct 1975 SKU: MN0062499 / Build me a boat that can carry two and both shall row, my love and I. You may only use this f Let the river get wide, the river gets long, now The water runs deep as our love gets strong now So baby, don't you fight and say you belong now To me Upon the roof we heard the gentle rain With the rhythm of our heartbeats, down it came As it hit each drop our hearts could feel the pain No one on earth can stop a drop of rain The River Is Wide by The Kingston Trio A Kingston Trio Songbook(380+ songs) with lyrics and chords for guitar, ukulele, banjo etc. Label Columbia . That the river is wide, THE RIVER IS WIDE Forum Grassroots Dance with me baby baby Dance with me baby baby Cause the river sees (??) About The Water Is Wide lyrics. Oh baby don't fight, Girl all tonight, You belong to me. I leaned my back up against some oak Thinkin' it was a trusty tree The river is wide The river is wide The river is as broad and white as satan's smile The soul of man can never hide The river is wide The river is wide The river is calm The river is calm The river's as safe as a babe asleep in a mamma's arms The soul of man needs a soothing balm The river is calm The river is calm The day is long The day is long The Water Is Wide. Album New Moon Shine (1991) by James Taylor. #-----PLEASE NOTE-----# #This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the# #song. The Water is Wide lyrics and chords. The water gets deep, As our love gets strong, now. Sheet music arranged for Piano/Vocal/Chords in D Major (transposable). Also with PDF for printing. The Water is Wide Videos. It shudders fierce and then sways free. The Water Is Wide is a song about the challenges surrounding love. As it hit each rock, He washed away the pain. Chordie does not index songs against artists'/composers' will. Home Kingston Trio Songs Index Titles A-G Titles H-K Titles L-R Titles S-Z Main Menu Singing &Playing Order&Order Info Support Search. Chord Converter The River Is Wide Lyrics. That the river is wide, The river is long, now. Nor do I have light wings to fly. Explain your version of song meaning, find more of The Forum lyrics. Up on the roof, We heard the gentle rain. Lyrics to "The River Is Wide" by THE KINGSTON TRIO: [Chorus:] / The river is wide I cannot see. Oh baby don't fight, Girl all tonight, You belong to me. / If … The River Is Wide. The water is wide an' I can't cross over Neither have I wings to fly Build me a boat that can carry two And both shall row my love an' i. Can stop one drop of rain. search engine by freefind: advanced: Type in an artist's name or song title in the space above for a quick search of Classic Country Music lyrics website. The Water Is Wide Lyrics. That the river is wide, There is a ship an' she sails on the sea Loaded deep as deep can be But not as deep as the love I'm in And know not how I sink or swim. (It … The water is wide and I can't cross over Neither have I wings that I could fly Build me a boat that can carry two And both shall row my love and I. The river is wide. The river is wide I cannot see. Let the river get wide, the river gets long, now The water runs deep as our love gets strong now So baby, don't you fight and say you belong now To me Upon the roof we heard the gentle rain With the rhythm of our heartbeats, down it came As it hit each rock our hearts could feel the pain No one on earth can stop a drop of rain That the river is wide, The river is long, now. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EfHZtCKJGY&fmt=18 (STEREO LINK) I wish you like her beautiful song!! Watch official video, print or download text in PDF. With many adaptations, the lyrics to this beautiful verion by Women Of Celtic Song is perhaps the most popular. As it hit each rock, He washed away the pain. Producer. I crossed the Jordan to be where you are Your love is greater than the brightest star I’ll be with you till the end of the earth Only you know what my love for you is worth The river is wide, the river is wide, the river is wide. BLACK PARADE. Although commonly thought of as an English song, apparently the earliest version of 'The Water is Wide' (unpromisingly called 'O Waly, Waly') originated in Scotland. (O Waly, Waly) Download Midi File John Renfro Davis: Information: Lyrics: The song was orginally Waly, Waly, but in the 19th century came to be known as The Water is Wide.The song was published in 1724. 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