Girl From The North Country

by Iona Fyfe

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Written by Bob Dylan, this song features on his second studio album, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan which was released on May 27, 1963 by Columbia Records. In "For Dave Glover" (1963 Newport Folk Festival programme) Dylan wrote "Without 'Barbara Allen' there'd be no 'Girl From The North Country'.

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Well, if you’re travelin’ in the north country fair
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline
Remember me to one who lives there
She once was a true love of mine

Well, if you go when the snowflakes storm
When the rivers freeze and summer ends
Please see if she’s wearing a coat so warm
To keep her from the howlin’ winds

Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
If it rolls and flows all down her breast.
Please see for me if her hair hangs long,
That’s the way I remember her best.

I’m a-wonderin’ if she remembers me at all
Many times I’ve often prayed
In the darkness of my night
In the brightness of my day

So if you’re travelin’ in the north country fair
Where the winds hit heavy on the borderline
Remember me to one who lives there
She once was a true love of mine

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released July 8, 2020
Written by Bob Dylan

Vocals: Iona Fyfe
Piano: Iona Fyfe

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Iona Fyfe Scotland, UK

Aberdeenshire folksinger, Iona Fyfe, has become one of Scotland’s finest young folk singers, rooted deeply in the singing traditions of the North East of Scotland.The youngest ever winner of Scots Singer of the Year at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2018, Iona has been described as “one of the best Scotland has to offer.” (Global-Music.de)

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