The Dubliners - Lord Of The Dance Lyrics

Credits
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Ronan Hardiman
release date: 1975
popularity : 732 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk
length: 2:26
Lyrics
I danced in the morning
When the world was begun,
And I danced in the moon
And the stars and the sun,
And I came down from heaven
And I danced on the earth,
At Bethlehem
I had my birth.

Dance, then, wherever you may be,
I am the Lord of the Dance, said he,
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be,
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said he

I danced for the scribe
And the pharisee,
But they would not dance
And they wouldn't follow me.
I danced for the fishermen,
For James and John
They came with me
And the Dance went on.


Dance, then, wherever you may be,
I am the Lord of the Dance, said he,
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be,
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said he

I danced on the Sabbath
And I cured the lame;
The holy people
Said it was a shame.
They whipped and they stripped
And they hung me on high,
And they left me there
On a Cross to die.

Dance, then, wherever you may be,
I am the Lord of the Dance, said he,
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be,
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said he

I danced on a Friday
When the sky turned black
It's hard to dance
With the devil on your back.
They buried my body
And they thought I'd gone,
But I am the Dance,
And I still go on.

Dance, then, wherever you may be,
I am the Lord of the Dance, said he,
And I'll lead you all, wherever you may be,
And I'll lead you all in the Dance, said he

They cut me down
And I leapt up high;
I am the life
That'll never, never die;
I'll live in you
If you'll live in me -
I am the Lord
Of the Dance, said he.



Track Listing
  • 1 Farewell To Carlingford
  • 2 The Old Triangle
  • 3 The Beggar Man
  • 4 Matt Hyland
  • 5 The Downfall Of Paris
  • 6 Carrickfergus
  • 7 Lord Of The Dance
  • 8 Lifeboat Mona
  • 9 Farewell To Ireland
  • 10 The Unquiet Grave
  • 11 Lord Inchiquin
  • 12 The Lark In The Morning

  • Album Information
    label: Polydor
    country(area): United Kingdom
    script: Latin