The storms are on the ocean
on and on they go
searching through the waters
where you might be low
and I am so downhearted
never to be well
and I am disappointed
the words will never tell

the storms are on the ocean
the heavens may cease to be
this world may lose its motion
if I am false to you

the last time that I saw you
you shook my hand goodbye
you said it wasn't forever
that would be a lie
but that was such an old friend
he holds you in his hands
and I am so long waiting
to meet you in that land

the storms are on the ocean
the heavens may cease to be
this world may lose its motion
if I were false to thee


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    General CommentLOL.. I like the typos in the lyrics. Fun times all around.
    Angry Saron June 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbeck always had the greatest simpatico with carter family material.
    this is really nothing like "the storms are on the ocean"
    but the sadness and melancholy evokes that old timey feeling that
    makes you feel like your listening to some Appalachian thing from the 40's or something
    ShakeyFan2on November 06, 2009   Link

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