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Albion Sunrise lyrics

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Richard Thompson – Albion Sunrise lyrics

When the sun comes up in the morning and you hear the dancing boys
Mother leave your pots and pans, sister leave your toys
If you have to break a camel's back or pull the crowds apart
You'll find a way to get there when that old time music starts

Just down the street
There's a rattling sound
There's a country band
Playing hand me down
And it's a jamboree

It was in my father's father's time they new a rolling air
And the Albion boys will show you how, they sang it everywhere

And if you come along with us you're numbered as a friend
And the faded flower of England will rise and bloom again

Just down the street
There's a rattling sound
There's a country band
Playing hand me down
And it's a jamboree

The dancers standing three and three are a most illustrious sight
If someone saw a better one then you surely know he lied

You can hear the bells a-ringing as the singer calls them on
They can dance away the night and day and never step it wrong



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