Sailing To America

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  • Excitement in the air
    There's a journey to prepare
    They check the food and water's all on board
    They're waiting for the tide
    The sails are open wide
    They're sailing to a better place to dwell

    [Chorus]
    They're sailing to America
    Fly the banners high
    They're sailing to America
    Set the rigging high

    The quayside's full of friends
    A farewell in their hands
    No-one knows if they'll reach the shore
    As Plymouth slips away
    They'll not be back again
    They're sailing off towards the promised land

    [Chorus]

    They're sailing to America
    Fly the banners high

    The Mayflower's on her way
    Set sail for many days
    The lookout searching for the distant shore
    Anchored in the surf
    Their journey's at an end
    The pilgrims set their feet on virgin land

    They're sailing to America
    Fly the banners high
    They're sailing to America
    Set the rigging high Writer/s: GRAHAM OLIVER, PAUL QUINN, PETERY ROONEY BYFORD, STEPHEN DAWSON
    Publisher: CARLIN AMERICA INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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