Fields of Gold

"Will you stay with me, will you be my love
Among the fields of barley?
We'll forget the sun in his jealous sky
As we lie in the fields of gold

See the west wind move like a lover so
Upon the fields of barley
Feel her body rise when you kiss her mouth
Among the fields of gold

I never made promises lightly
And there have been some that I've broken
But I swear in the days still left
We'll walk in the fields of gold
We'll walk in the fields of gold

Many years have passed since those summer days
Among the fields of barley
See the children run as the sun goes down
Among the fields of gold

You'll remember me when the west wind moves
Upon the fields of barley
You can tell the sun in his jealous sky
When we walked in the fields of gold

When we walked in the fields of gold
When we walked in the fields of gold"


~Sting








This version of Sting's lyric is sung by Eva Cassidy. Her voice, to me, was perfect. Her career was far too brief. She died, at 33 years old, after a battle with cancer which ended back in 1996. If I could choose to trade-out my voice for any other, I'd pick Bonnie Rait ... or Eva.

This sweet live recording of the song, is Eva at Blues Alley. The video is just clips of her at that venue, but it doesn't sync to the song. Don't try to fix your screen ... just turn it up a bit, and listen.


And, for the record, today this song is dedicated to SteveL.
From,
Me.
"But I swear in the days still left
We'll walk in the fields of gold,
We'll walk in the fields of gold."

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