Sailing to Philadelphia

Mark Knopfler


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 2 in album Sailing to Philadelphia
release date: 2000-9-25
popularity : 10 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Blues Rock/Country Rock/Classic Rock
length: 5:30
vocal: James Taylor and Mark Knopfler
performer: James Taylor
guitar: Mark Knopfler
pedal steel guitar: Paul Franklin
composer: Mark Knopfler
lyricist: Mark Knopfler

Album Information

label: Mercury Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 731454298124
script: Latin

Cover Art

Mark Knopfler Sailing to Philadelphia cover art


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I am Jeremiah Dixon
A glass of wine with you, sir
All Durham and Northumberland
It was my fate from birth

A stargazer am I
To chart the evening sky
But I had other dreams instead
Would join the Royal Society
We are sailing to Philadelphia
Sailing to Philadelphia
A Mason-Dixon Line
Now you're a good surveyor, Dixon
The West will kill us both
You talk of liberty
A Geordie and a baker's boy

See America lies there
The capes of Delaware
A new morning has begun
Why your stars should guide us here
We are sailing to Philadelphia
Sailing to Philadelphia
A Mason-Dixon Line


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 What It Is
  • 2 Sailing to Philadelphia
  • 3 Who's Your Baby Now
  • 4 Baloney Again
  • 5 The Last Laugh
  • 6 Do America
  • 7 Silvertown Blues
  • 8 El Macho
  • 9 Prairie Wedding
  • 10 Wanderlust
  • 11 Speedway at Nazareth
  • 12 Junkie Doll
  • 13 Sands of Nevada
  • 14 One More Matinee