The Makem & Spain Brothers: The Tradition Continues
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If I had wings, I'd fly the mountains
If I had a boat, I'd sail the sea
The dreary miles are long and lonesome
That lie between my love and me

True love and time go on forever
But love and distance cannot agree
When true love calls, a man will find it
Just like a river will find the sea

My true love lives in a quiet valley
Where sweet, warm winds, they always blow
I left her there to seek my fortune
Though why I left her, I'll never know


Come rain or shine, I'll start tomorrow
To where my heart can find some rest
And I won't mind the long hard journey
I'll find the one that I love best


- Words and music by Tommy Makem