Inside Every Sailor

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Inside every sailor you'll find a young man,
Itching to get to sea, soon as he can,
To see all them pretty girls, dusky and brown,
And to get far away from his boring home-town.

Inside every sailor's heart you'll find a girl
Who is constant and true, she's a jewel, a pearl,
But she's like any other girl, happy or sad,
It's just this one's in love with a wandering lad.

Inside every kind of ship black, green or grey,
There are men with their eyes fixed on things far away,
Beyond the horizon, ahead or behind,
Will the dream that they're searching for be what they find?

Inside every sailor you'll find an old man,
With rose coloured memories of where he began,
Where he dreamed of pretty girls, dusky and brown,
And he longs to get back to his boring home-town.

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from Sheep's Clothing, released March 1, 2020
Words and music by Tom Lewis
© Self Propelled Music

Wolf Loescher - Vocals

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Wolf Loescher Longmont, Colorado

“…like John Denver flew to Scotland and drove to the gig in a Death Cab for Cutie.”

Wolf Loescher is a singer / storyteller based in Longmont, CO. He sings songs and tells stories from the Old World and the New, accompanying himself on his custom 8-string bouzouki (aka “Bouzar” or “Gadzouki”), guitar, and bodhran. He is often joined by his backing band “The Growlers”. ... more

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