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Deb Harley: Music / Lyrics

Mauverneen

Mauverneen  


A daughter of Irish and Scottish descent, the 4thchild in her family like me

She spoke of how they made do, as the lean years wore on

It was together her family pulled through

And they laughed and they fought and their passions ran high

As they sorted out dreams of their own

But they never lost sight, cause it mattered that much

Of the love in their family and home.


She fell deeply in love for the rest of her life, with a boy that she met at 16

Their dance fell into step, from the moment they met

Now she’s 60 yrs. his “mauverneen”

Her family took all of the time that she had, she gave up a life of her own

But she gladly made do, felt her dreams would come true

Through her children, and husband, and home.


And they laughed and they fought and their passions ran high

As they sorted out dreams of their own        

But she never lost sight, cause it mattered that much

Of the love in her family and home.


Now her children have grown, and made lives of their own

And they gleaned all they could, as her daughters and sons

Such a generous heart, she could easily impart

How important they were to their mum

If you look in my eyes you might see my mother

If you look in my heart you will find her true  

With her auburn hair, and a smile like no other

My mother,  my darlin’, my dear.



               deb harley                 vocals, acoustic guitar

               steve harley               guitar

dik shopteau              bass

dan chouinard           accordian