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Moonlight on the Colorado

album: Higher Ground - Songs of Colorado (2007), track 2 of 13
author: Robert King
publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein & Co 1924

Each night I sit beside the campfire dreaming
In England, oh, so far across the sea
And as I watch the embers softly gleaming
I always picture in my memory
 CHORUS
   Moonlight on the River Colorado
   How I wish that I were there with you
   As I sit and pine, each lonely shadow
   Takes me back to days that we once knew
   We were to wed at harvest time, you said
   That's why I'm longing for you
   When it's moonlight on the Colorado
   I wonder if you're waiting for me too
Sweetheart do you recall the night we parted
Beneath the moonlight on that river shore
Each time I see the moon I'm broken-hearted
And longing to be home with you once more
 CHORUS
We were to wed at harvest time, you said
That's why I'm longing for you
When it's moonlight on the Colorado
I wonder if you're waiting for me too
I wonder if you're waiting for me too


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