From Clare to Here Lyrics

Nanci Griffith


publisher: ©Royalty Network Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Ralph Mctell
album: Track 12 in album Other Voices, Other Rooms
release date: 1993-3-2
popularity : 86 users have visited this page.
length: 5:12

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(Ralph McTell)

Four who shared this room and we caught up in the CRAIC
Sleeping late on Sundays and we never got to Mass

Chorus
It's a long way from Clare to here
It's a long way from Clare to here
It's a long, long way
It gets further by the day
It's a long, long way from Clare to here

When Friday comes around we're only into fighting
My Ma would like a letter home but I'm too tired for writing

Chorus

It almost breaks my heart when I think of my family
I told them I'd be coming home with my pockets full of green

Chorus

The only time I feel alright is when I'm into drinking
It can sort of ease the pain of it and it levels out my thinking

Chorus

I sometimes hear the fiddles play, maybe it's just a notion
I dream I see white horses dance upon that other ocean

Chorus



Track Listing

  • 1 Across the Great Divide
  • 2 Woman of the Phoenix
  • 3 Tecumseh Valley
  • 4 Three Flights Up
  • 5 Boots of Spanish Leather
  • 6 Speed of the Sound of Loneliness
  • 7 From Clare to Here
  • 8 Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound
  • 9 Do Re Mi
  • 10 This Old Town
  • 11 Comin' Down in the Rain
  • 12 Ten Degrees and Getting Colder
  • 13 Morning Song for Sally
  • 14 Night Rider's Lament
  • 15 Are You Tired of Me Darling
  • 16 Turn Around
  • 17 Wimoweh