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Davey Folksongs Appropriate for a Wedding (79* d) Lyr Add: Let It Be a Dance^^ 23 Sep 99


My partner and I learned this song about 6 or 7 years ago, and when we brought it to our song circle for the first time, immediately after singing it we were enthusiastically asked to sing it again, the first, and to my knowledge the only, time that has happened. Since then we have been asked to sing it many times, and had the pleasure of singing it at my daughter's wedding. The title now adorns my guitar strap (carved by Rick Fielding) Let It Be a Dance

by Rick Maston (Methodist Minister from California, around 30 yrs ago.)

Let it be a dance we do
May I have this dance with you
For the good times and the bad times too
Let it be a dance.

Let a dancing song be heard
Play the music, say the words
Fill the sky with sailing birds
Let it be a dance, let it be a dance, let it be a dance.

Every body turn and spin
Let your bodies learn to bend
Like a willow in the wind
And let it be a dance.

A child is born, we all must die
A time for joy, a time to cry
So take it as it passes by
And let it be a dance, let it be a dance, let it be a dance.

Let it be a dance we do
May I have this dance with you
For the good times and the bad times too
Let it be a dance

Instrumental break:

The morning star comes out at night
Without the dark there'd be no light
Yet if nothing's wrong then nothing's right
So let it be a dance, let it be a dance, let it be a dance

Let the sun shine, let it rain
Share the laughter, bear the pain
Round and round we go again
And let it be a dance.

Let it be a dance we do
May I have this dance with you
For the good times and the bad times too
Let it be a dance


HTML line breaks added. -JoeClone 15-Jan-2001.


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