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Kingston Trio – Sea Fever lyrics

Jane Bowers

Sea fever, my mother called it. Sea fever, she knew that I had.

When the wind is blowing out of the singing South then will I be going, sea spray salty upon my mouth.


When the tide is drifting over the silver sand, my heart sails are drifting, set upon another land


When the stars are staring out of a cloudless sky, then would I be 'faring out where the gray gulls cry

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    Sea Fever, written by Jane Bowers, was a leftover from the 1960 "Make Way" sessions, finally released in 1985 by Folk Era Records on the rarities album "Rediscover the Kingston Trio." The first 500 copies had a special insert signed by Nick Reynolds. The album was a labor of love for Allan Shaw, owner of Folk Era. The cooperation of Capitol Records, as you might imagine, was essential in getting access to the "lost" masters.
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