Milk and Honey

from by Vera van Heeringen

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Vera van Heeringen: acoustic guitar, vocals
M G Boulter: pedal/lap steel

lyrics

MILK AND HONEY

Forty years of waiting
Forty years you’ve known
Hope had never faded
To find family of your own

Wishing to return to 1963
Not to have set sail
To cross the open sea

Chorus
Excess children shipped away
Good white stock is worth the money
For them never to return from
The land of milk and honey

Believing you were orphaned
Forced to changed your name
A life once full of laughter
Would never be the same

Chorus

Many years of labour
Feeling empty and alone
You buried all the longing
For a place that you call home

Chorus

Forty years of waiting
A silence so profound
Now you have the voices
Of the brothers you have found

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from Proper Brew, released June 18, 2015

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Vera van Heeringen Llansilin, UK

“I urge you to discover this charming album”
Alan Harrison, NoDepression

“More accomplished, more polished and thoroughly beautiful album. Vera has a gift that brings guitar a life in a way that’s entirely her own”
Tom Franks, FolkWords Reviews

“ a highly regarded and valued addition to the growing canon of UK-based Americana flavoured releases.”
Allan Wilkinson, Northern Sky
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