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    "The Elf" Lyrics

    Al Stewart

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    Al Stewart - The Elf

    I sat upon the evening hill
    the shadows set
    the night grew still
    And as I sat guitar on knee
    a voice of flowers called to me

    sing, sing to me your song
    sing, for I belong to the night
    In the grey morning light I'll be gone

    I turned with eyes that strained for sight
    and there amid the failing light
    dimly saw a figure small
    heard a voice of magic call

    sing, sing to me your song
    sing, for I belong to the night
    In the grey morning light I'll be gone

    My fumbling fingers found the chords
    My trembleing lips fought for the words
    I stopped to ask the stranger how
    He softly said no questions now

    sing, sing to me your song
    sing, for I belong to the night
    In the grey morning light I'll be gone

    Then with the magic of the elves
    My fingers danced among themselves
    A heart with lightness thus endowed
    Formed melodies I know not how

    Song played the whole night long
    Thus he danced and laughed through the night
    and with grey morning light he was gone

    Now the whispering wind plays o'r the hill
    And the evening sounds again grow still
    A year or more has passed since then
    Oh, he will not pass my way again

    So I sing, sing to you my song
    Sing for I belong to the night
    In the grey morning light I'll be gone

    Repeat 3x (fade)
    This song was submitted on December 20th, 2005 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Alistair Ian Stewart.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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