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#1145844 - 10/31/18 03:36 PM The Love Of His Life  
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"The Love Of His Life"-Copyright M.Healey 2018

The love of my life
Makes this old man feel young
After all of these years
She's still number one
So deep I believe
She'll never be matched
Each day we share fortune
With the future and past

That was the song
He'd sing in the pub
He looked like a pirate
But he talked just like us

Wish him good evenin'
And God willin' he'd share
In a voice filled with grace
Like the angels in prayer

The love of my life
Makes this old man feel young
After all of these years
She's still number one
So deep I believe
She'll never be matched
To-day we share fortune
With the future and past

After he'd gone
Someone would say
The love of a woman
Ought to be praised

The smiles got bigger
There's no woman no wife
He sings of the briny
That's the love of his life

The love.......the love
The love.......the love
The love the love of his life

Born on the ocean
Veins full of sea-water
He'll spend Judgment Day
In Davy Jones locker

Till then and thereafter
Should your ears net a note
Buy a round for a sea dog
Raise a glass give a toast

The love of my life
Makes this old man feel young
After all of these years
She's still number one
So deep I believe
She'll never be matched
To-day we share fortune
With the future and past

The love.......the love
The love.......the love
The love the love of his life
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I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums
#1145906 - 11/03/18 11:03 AM Re: The Love Of His Life [Re: 9ne]  
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In other words the love of his life is actually his beer and booze, not a woman?

#1145910 - 11/03/18 11:25 AM Re: The Love Of His Life [Re: 9ne]  
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Thanks for reading Beech!

"He sings of the briny
That's the love of his life"



noun: briny
-the sea.


http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pagemusic.cfm?bandID=170948

I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums
#1146262 - 11/18/18 10:23 AM Re: The Love Of His Life [Re: 9ne]  
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Well Hello Sailor
Well shiver me timbers ahhh Jim lad That was a bit of Long John Silver foreplay.
A good salty tale which could make a rousing pub shanty.
I won't make any jokes about you'll need to get a leg sawn off or a little overboard.
Different and well thought through.
Regards
Travis


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#1146267 - 11/18/18 12:48 PM Re: The Love Of His Life [Re: 9ne]  
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This reads well and you feel the rhythm in the lyric.

It wasn't immediately obvious to me what the love of his life was.
Just a sugg from me to maybe help reveal the story UOL:

The love of my life
Makes this old man feel young
After all of these years
She's still number one
The swell of the ocean
The thrill of the catch
To-day we share fortune
and pray it will last.


Vic


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If, given time, a monkey can write the complete works of Shakespeare maybe there's hope for me.

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#1146273 - 11/18/18 04:29 PM Re: The Love Of His Life [Re: 9ne]  
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Hey Travis! Yes I'll keep the leg; I'd rather put foot in mouth than a peg....
Thanks for your comments-I appreciate them!

Vic: I like what you wrote, but I was trying to keep the chorus ambiguous till the reveal in V4. (Woman or sea)
Maybe it's not as clear as it needs to be. Emphasis and phrasing could help, otherwise I'm in for more work.
One thing: when someone takes their time to work on my stuff, I don't dismiss it, I appreciate it. Thank you!
-Mike


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I think what makes satan so attractive to others is
that he tastes like chocolate...
....and he played real drums

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