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Stina Nordenstam – I Dream Of Jeannie lyrics
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It's a very old song my dad used to sing it. It's haunting n beautiful and evokes a memory. A bit like that other great Irish song she moves through the fair, only a segment of the story is told. A lot of these songs are about immigration and those left behind n the sad fates that often befell those who went away, disease, poverty or death or what the writer is left with. A question mark. The memory of someone from 50 years ago they never saw again n lost all contact with. The tiny memory becomes stark n large in a way we don't experience today because immigration doesn't mean forever.
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