Chad Van Herk - Singer/Songwriter

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The Raft Song Lyrics:



Take a trip with me, my friends,
To a place we've come to know.
On down there by the levee,
Back where my garden grows.

Once we're there we'll have no cares
As we're taken into the night.
The moon's afloat, let's take a boat
And leave this fire's light.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.

Well sugar cane is strong but sweet,
And barley we've come to love
As we cruise further into nightfall,
Staring at the stars above.

And if you feel like a swim, you jump right in,
Yeah the water is as warm as the air.
But if it's all the same, let's pray for rain
And build a slide in the mud over there.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.

As for girls, they've come and gone,
You know we've had our share.
Sometimes they appear in the sweet summer sunshine
And follow us everywhere.

Sugar and spice, not everything was nice,
Ain't it funny how the stories unfold
But it's all good back behind the woods
Where the only tails will be told.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.

Well as these days begin to roll on
Like a rock on down the hill,
On these warm nights we'll take the flight
And I can show you how time can stand sill.

Out on the water you'll soon discover
What it is to be alive.
The spirits in the air will always be there,
Whenever we can take the dive.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.

Take it as it comes,
These are the days, they are real and the've been fun.
The truth is as real as it seams.
Come along and relive your dreams.

And we'll float out off the land,
Drinking rum and dancing to the band.
The songs we know by heart we'll sing until we
Hear the morning ring.