North and South of the River Song Lyrics

Christy Moore

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I want to reach out over the lough
And feel your hand across the water
Walk with you along an unapproved road
Not looking over my shoulder
I want to see
I want to hear
To understand your fears
But we're north and south of the river

I've been doing it wrong
all of my life
This holy town has turned me over
A young man running from what he didn't understand
As the wind from the lough just blew colder and colder

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Yellow Triangle
  • 2 God Woman
  • 3 Minds Locked Shut
  • 4 Folk Tale
  • 5 Riding the High Stool
  • 6 Tiles and Slabs
  • 7 Strange Ways
  • 8 On the Mainland
  • 9 Boning Halls
  • 10 Miracles of Nature
  • 11 North and South of the River
  • 12 Rory Is Gone
  • credits


    album: Track 11 in album Graffiti Tongue
    release date: 1996-9-2
    popularity : 50 users have visited this page.
    genres: Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic
    length: 3:46

    Album Information

    label: The Grapevine Label
    country(area): Ireland
    format: CD
    barcode: 5019148922155
    script: Latin