The Swiss Maid

Album: Runaway (1962)
Charted: 2 64
  • One time a long time ago,
    On a mountain in Switzerland,
    Yo lo lo lo,
    There lived a fair young maiden,
    Lovely but lonely,
    Oh oh oh oh.

    Day after day,
    She'd pine her heart away,
    Yo lo lo lady ya,
    But no love came her way.

    Some day papa said,
    Some day we'll go,
    Down to the village in the valley,
    Then you'll meet a nice young man,
    Ask for your hand,
    Then you'll be happy

    Every day she grew unhappier,
    On a mountain in Switzerland,
    Yo lo lo lo,
    Every day a little bit lonelier,
    Which way to turn and which way to go

    Day after day,
    She'd pine her heart away,
    Yo lo lo lady ya,
    But no love came her way.

    Some say the maidens dream,
    Never came true,
    She never got to go to the valley,
    If she did or not,
    I really don't know, Oh oh oh oh.
    Did she die unhappy?

    I'd rather think she found her love,
    Wouldn't she be better if she did find love?
    Somewhere,
    Some way.

    Yo lo lo lady ya
    Yo lo lo lady ya Writer/s: ROGER MILLER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Zabadak from London, EnglandThere exists a nice but faithful cover by Frank Ifield.
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