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Footprints in the Snow

Some lovers like the summer time when they can stroll a 4 bout
5 Spooning in the meadows may be grand without a 1 doubt
But give me the winter time, for the 4 girl I have made mine
Was 5 captured while the snow was on the 1 ground

I traced her little footprints in the 5 snow
I found her little footprints in the 1 snow, Lord
I bless that happy day that 4 Nellie lost her way
I 5 found her when the snow was on the 1 ground

I called to see the girl I love one winter's afternoon
That she had gone out walking, they informed me very soon
They said she had strolled away, but where they could not say
So I started off to find her in the snow

I saw her little footprint just outside the cottage door
I traced it down a country lane, I traced it to the moor
I found she'd lost her way, there she stood in blank dismay
Not knowing where to steer for in the snow

I called her, she saw me, and as we were walking home
She promised me that never more without me would she roam
I'm happy now for life, for her I've made my wife
Whose footmarks I traced plainly in the snow

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Big Print Songs
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Family Tradition
The reference manual, with lyrics to 330 songs.
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A song from the The ToneWay Mountain Music Collection, which offers lyrics and free Song Clips (recordings for learning the song by ear) for nearly 400 traditional songs, many of which are often heard in bluegrass and old-time jam circles. The ToneWay Project also offers songbooks, CDs, and a free online video series for learning to play music by ear.