Song Of The Old Water Wheel Song Lyrics and Chords

Slim Whitman

Song Of The Old Water Wheel

 

Song Of The Old Water Wheel Song Lyrics and Chords by Slim Whitman

 

Song Of The Old Water Wheel
Recorded by Slim Whitman
Written by Buddy Starcher
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By the valley road the  
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lilacs are growin’
 
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round the mill with an old water  
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wheel
 
In his dusty coat the  
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river sits dreamin’
 
Of  
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his true love the pretty Lu
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cille
 
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old water wheel keeps  
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turning and turning
 
It seems to speak of the kisses it  
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sees
 
Of the soft summer nights when the hearts were  
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alive
 
Making  
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love to the sound of the old water  
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wheel
Yodeling
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In her  
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eyes of blue to  
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heaven lay dreaming
 
And her  
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hair was brown as the meadow lark’s  
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wings
 
Every smile revealed white  
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pearls empty dreamin’
 
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nature made her lips just to  
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sing
 
But  
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fate was unkind she  
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sleeps neath the lilacs
 
The busy world keeps moving  
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along
 
But the old river seems to be lost in his  
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dreams
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While the water wheel turns gently singin’ their  
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song
 
Lost in the  
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song of the old water  
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wheel
 
The  
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old water  
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wheel the  
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old water  
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wheel

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Song Of The Old Water Wheel?
– The song Song Of The Old Water Wheel was sang by Slim Whitman.

 

Who is Slim Whitman?
– Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr. (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), professionally known by the stage name Slim Whitman, was an American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist known for his yodeling abilities and his smooth, high, three-octave-range falsetto in a style christened as “countrypolitan”. He personally stated that he had sold in excess of 120 million records, although the recorded sales figures give 70 million, during a career that spanned over seven decades, and consisted of a prolific output of over 100 albums and around 500 recorded songs, that not only consisted of country music, but also of contemporary gospel, Broadway show tunes, love songs and standards. In the 1950s, Whitman toured with Elvis Presley as the opening act. In the 1990s and 2000s a new generation was exposed to Whitman through his songs featured in the film Mars Attacks! his famed “Indian Love Call” would kill the invading Martians every time the record was played and his rendition of “I Remember You” was heard in Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses.

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