"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" as written by and Ewan Maccoll....
The first time ever I saw your face
I thought the sun rose in your eyes
And the moon and the stars were the gifts you gave
To the dark and the endless skies

The first time ever I kissed your mouth
I felt the earth move through my hand
Like the trembling heart of a captive bird
That was there at my command my love

And the first time ever I lay with you
I felt your heart so close to mine
And I knew that time would fill the air
At last, at last, at last
Till the end of time my love

The first time ever I saw your face
Your face
Your face
Your face


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"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" as written by Ewan Maccoll

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    General CommentThis is incredible..you can hear the emotion in Leona's voice, i was almost crying the first time i heard this..:P
    leahdelongeon November 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commentme too...... this song is amazing and she sings it so beautifully. stunning.
    --xprincesson December 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of the best covers I've ever heard. I like it better than the Roberta Flack, AND Celine Dion version.
    CaptPlaneton November 12, 2010   Link

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