Ode to Elliott 'Michael' Desilets

by Rhiannon & Monique

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This song is for a man who gives so much to those around him...and occasionally to a certain folk duo in Brisbane to help them on their way to creating their first EP! Thank you Michael for your support of our music, and to everyone else who has supported us :)

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Lyrics:
It was the early 1960's
When I first went to Harvard Square
A place since I've been drawn to
I'll take my grandchildren there

Oh Harvard Square, oh Harvard Square

My home town Massachusetts
Is far from where I now live
But my sweet, young grandchildren
I give them all I can give

Oh all I can give, oh all I can give

I am a retired professor
After 20 long years have passed
A small book of poetry published this year
I hope it's not my last

Oh 20 long years, oh 20 long years

Each morning I wave to my love
My love, my darling Sue
She's off to work and I sit at home thinking
"How could I ever do it without you?"

Oh my darling Sue, oh my darling Sue
Oh my darling Sue, oh my darling Sue

credits

released October 31, 2013
Original song by Rhiannon Fenn.
Performed by Rhiannon & Monique.
Recorded by Rhiannon Fenn.

© 2013 Rhiannon & Monique.

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