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This song appears on three albums, and was first released on Different Directions album, and has also been released on The John Denver Collection - Take Me Home Country Roads album.

We were live on arrival
Safe home at last
No cannon fire dockside
No flags half-mast

We were sold out for siver
And a string of black pearls
On the loneliest island
At the edge of the world

Like destiny’s children
Souls lost at sea
No room on the lifeboat
You can hold on to me

Now the voyage is over
We’re back on dry land
In our eyes are the stories
The rope and the brand

Like destiny’s children
Souls lost at sea
No room on the lifeboat
You can hold on to me

Words by Nick Smith, Music by Joe Camilleri



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