Grimsby

  • As I lay dreaming in my bed
    Across the great divide
    I thought I heard the trawler boats
    Returning on the tide
    And in this vision of my home
    The shingle beach did ring
    I saw the lights along the pier
    That made my senses sing

    Oh oh Grimsby, a thousand delights
    Couldn´t match the sweet sights
    Of my Grimsby
    Oh England you´re fair
    But there´s none to compare with my Grimsby
    Through nights of mad youth
    I have loved every sluice in your harbour
    And in your wild sands from boyhood to man
    Strangers have found themselves fathers

    Take me back you rustic town
    I miss your magic charm
    Just to smell your candy floss
    Or drink in the Skinners Arms
    No Cordon Bleu can match the beauty
    Of your pies and peas
    I want to ride your fairground
    Take air along the quay Writer/s: BERNIE TAUPIN, ELTON JOHN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Gregpry Mckinney from Glendale Ca UsaYes, this is just another "throwaway" from the Caribou LP from Elton John. And like the other non-releases from this album, it sits like a jewel hovering over just about anything else of its day. Pop radio was so full of wondrous music and spotless production at that time that even this phenomenal track was not even considered Top 40 material.
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