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I feel the moonlight on my lips
I see the shoreline in the distance
The harbor's ships are pulling in
Bringing him back to me again, oh,
How I love a sailor, I can't remember when.

I'm just strong enough to love and tailor my man
Pickin' up the pieces, you wouldn't believe it, my friend.
When I take him home I'm right as rain
Lovin' never felt so easy again, oh,
How I love a sailor, I can't remember when.

No doubts, all love, he's coming high.
One hug, one kiss, one slap, and I'm off my feet
Oh follow, oh follow the fleet

I feel the shivers running down my spine
I could, I would stay here and wait til the end of time
When he sees I'm nothing but bones
The strength of our love will send us home, oh,
How I love a sailor, I can't remember when.

Every six months it's the same damn thing
Take him back to shore and he's off again

How I love a sailor, I can't remember when.

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from Molasses like, yet in the pocket., released February 12, 2017

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Backwater Opera Denton, Texas

"Backwater Opera [is] a group that stitches the sound of bluegrass music into a classical indie-rock tapestry. It's an aesthetic the band [has called] 'Chambergrass'...With songs ranging from sorrowful to blisteringly introspective, and vocal harmonies sweet enough to melt even the harshest capital pacific northwest ice, this band is one to keep in mind and on the playlist." -Eugene Weekly ... more

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