Songs of the PETER PAUL-AND-MARY

Danny’s Downs – Peter, Paul & Mary

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His father stared and his mother cried They knew his name but they didn’t know why He looked the way he did This thing happens to other kids How

Apologize – Peter, Paul & Mary

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He hasn’t been himself for a long, long time. From the beginning of his minding other people’s dids and don’ts. He could excuse himself but he won’t And I’m

Polly Von – Peter, Paul & Mary

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By the cruel hand of evil at the setting of the sun His arrow was loosed and it flew through the dark, And his true love was slain as

The Eddystone Light – Peter, Paul & Mary

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And he slept with a mermaid one fine night From this union there came three A porpoise and a porgy and the other was me Chorus: Yo ho ho,

Deportee – Peter, Paul & Mary

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The oranges piled in their creosote dumps They’re flying us back to the Mexican border To pay all our money just to wade back again Some of us are

The Fox – Peter, Paul & Mary

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Prayed for the moon to give him light For he had many a mile to go that night Before he reached the town-o, town-o, town-o, Many a mile to

The Rising Of The Moon – Peter, Paul & Mary

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Tell me why you hurry, so. Hush my boy now hush and listen And his eyes were all aglow. I bear orders from the captain Get ye ready quick

THE MAGI (The Heart Of Man’s A Palace) – Peter, Paul & Mary

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And they wandered through the desert They saw the star above them And they knew they’d find their way Through the valley of the shadow With the hope of

Fair Ireland – Peter, Paul & Mary

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And they swear an oath of vengeance to the martyrs they have lost But they pray for peace on Sundays with a rosary in each hand It’s long memories

Poem For Erika / For Baby – Peter, Paul & Mary

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Dancing through the day or moping by the stair My joy to know my Erika with the windy yellow hair Yesterday I met her running home from school Her