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Thread #5077   Message #28884
Posted By: Roger Himler
20-May-98 - 08:50 PM
Thread Name: Folksongs Appropriate for a Wedding
Subject: Lyr Add: Love Chooses You^^
It's not really folk, more like country, but with a folk heart: "Love Chooses You" by Laurie Lewis (maybe)

Love comes unbidden, can't be forbidden.
It takes you and shakes you right down to your shoes.
Knows heartaches and trials, but accepts no denials.
You can't choose who you love, love chooses you.

In the wink of an eye love looses an arrow,
We can fault it no more than the flight of the sparrow,
The swell of the tide and the light of the moon,
You can't choose who you love, love chooses you.

CHO:
Tell me now am I wrong? Are you feeling the same?
Are your feet on the ground? Are you calling my name?
Do you lie awake nights? Please, say you do.
You can't choose who you love, love chooses you.

Love comes like a torch to a heart behind steel,
And though you may hide it, love knows how you feel.
And though you may trespass on the laws of the land,
Your heart has to follow when love takes your hand. CHO:

It seems we're two people within the same circle,
It's drawn tighter and tighter 'til you're all that I feel.
And I'm full and I'm empty, and your loves pourin' through me.
Like the warm rain a'fallin' through the leaves of the tree. CHO:

I would also give a second vote for Wolf's "Give Yourself to Love" and Paxton's "Outward Bound."

May the event be blessed!!!

Roger in Baltimore