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Headin' for Halifax (Alistair McDonald) Chorus: And I'm headin' for Halifax to see what's to spare In the way of some work and if there's nothing there It's Toronto out west, to God only knows where And there's bound to be friends from back home. 1. Late spring, the leaves are all green There's sheep on the hillside, bird on the wing, Over my shoulder the last thing I've seen The old home so weathered and gray. 2. We talked 'till three, my father and me And the fiddle tunes flowed like the clear Margaree "Never forget who you are son," said me, and I followed my brothers away. 3. One thing I know, where ever I go, My heart's in Cape Breton, 'twill ever be so Whenever the fiddler rosins the bow My first and last thoughts are of home. Copyright Bramblewood Music From the singing of Diane and Dick Thies, of Corvallis, Oregon, who were living in Washington for two years, 1983- 1984. DC
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