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Lyrics: Midnight Sun 

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Midnight Sun 
(G. Gothard, W. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard - lead vocals, violin, djembe 
Willow Gothard - lead violin, octave mandolin, vocals 
Greta Gothard - guitar, bass, violin, percussion, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
Golden meadow, Summer’s light 
Northern land of elusive night 
Here we spend our endless hours 
Singing among the sweet wildflowers 

Verse 2
Winds that whisper, evening song 
Stories of the mountains strong 
Here we spend our endless hours 
Singing among the sweet wildflowers 

CHORUS 

And I look up, to the sky above 
And I can name every star I see 
And I hold close to the ones I love 
And I will dance to the midnight sun 

Verse 3
Far from troubles, Winter’s grieving 
In this place we’ll chance believing 
Here we spend our endless hours 
Singing among the sweet wildflowers 

CHORUS 
CHORUS

Lyrics: Wandering 

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Wandering 
(G. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard: lead vocals, drums, percussion 
Willow Gothard: violin, vocals, octave mandolin 
Greta Gothard: guitar, bass, vocals, piano 

Lyrics

Verse 1
Just one day 
To see the walls of glowing stone, cliffs of sun 
Just one day 
For wand’ring fragrant streets of Summer, day is done 

Wandering, traveling 
Wandering, traveling 

Verse 2
Just one day 
To see the tow’ring marble halls, balconies 
Just one day 

For viewing galleries, painted glass, centuries 

Wandering, traveling 

Wandering, traveling 


CHORUS 

So get up, up, and come along 

Every new place has its very own song 
We’re only here for just one day 

Then we’ll pack up and we’ll wander on 

Verse 3
Just one day 
To see the dance of city lights, wander on 
Just one day 
To hear the music streets at night, wander on 

Wandering, traveling 
Wandering, traveling 

Bridge
Even though I have to leave today 

I know that I’ll be back someday 



CHORUS 

CHORUS

Lyrics: Bells on the Hill 

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Bells on the Hill 
(G. Gothard, W. Gothard, S. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard: lead vocals, whistle, bodhran, snare, steel drum 
Willow Gothard: lead violin, mandolin, vocals 
Greta Gothard: guitar, bass, keys, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
He’s out at sea, sailing through the teal blue water 
The ocean breeze carries him so far 

He’s out at sea, cutting through the ice blue water 
Through deepest night, he’s steering by a star 

CHORUS 
The bells on the hill are ringing out loud

Ring for our sailors, they’re coming home now 

The sun fills the warm sand, the waves touch the shore 
As my sailor comes home to me 

Verse 2


He writes to me, treasures from a far-off island 
Of wondrous things I’ve never seen before 

He writes to me, cities castles wild and unknown 

The gifts he’ll bring, from a foreign shore 

CHORUS 

Verse 3
He promised me, he will be coming home tomorrow 

So there I’ll be, watching from the cove 
He promised me, he’s running down the ramp tomorrow 

So there I’ll be, to bring him home with me 

CHORUS

Lyrics: Cat and the Fiddle 

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Cat and the Fiddle 
(G. Gothard, W. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard: lead vocals, octave violin, percussion 

Willow Gothard: lead violin, cajon, vocals 
Greta Gothard: guitar, bass, percussion, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
Good ‘ol moonlight through the night

Keep it up, good work, shining bright 

I’ve waited all day for my chance to play 

I’ll fiddle all night and I’ll sleep all day 

CHORUS 

This old fiddle’s seen every place 

Miles on the road and dust on the case 
Hey diddle diddle and a hop to the right
Like a cat with a fiddle in the pale moonlight 



Verse 2
'Who’ said the owl ‘will watch with me’ 
‘You and the moon and me make three 
The dish and the spoon ran away last night 
Hope the fork and the knife will be alright’ 

CHORUS 

Verse 3
‘Oh’ said the mouse as she saw me there 
‘If I was not so small new shoes I’d wear 
I’d join that fiddler for a dance or two 

I’d leap and I’d tap ’til he told me shoo’ 

CHORUS 

CHORUS

Lyrics: Rose, Marie and Heather 

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Rose, Marie and Heather 
(G. Gothard, W. Gothard, S. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard: lead vocals, bodhran 
Willow Gothard: mandolin, octave mandolin, vocals 
Greta Gothard: guitar, bass, vocals 

Lyrics


Verse 1
There were three sisters walked through the trees 
Rose, Marie and Heather 
When they chanced upon a lady so fine 
And she was the Queen of the fairies 
The sisters were holding a party that night 
Rose, Marie and Heather 
But the lady was clever and blocked their path 
And she was the Queen of the fairies 

Verse 2


The Queen beckoned the eldest one in 
Away from her sisters a-waiting 

‘For you I would give all the gold in the land,
 send away your worries and caring’ 
‘No thank you good Queen,’ the eldest one said, ‘I have enough to be happy’ 
And the sisters walked on to the edge of the trees 
On the way home to the party 

Verse 3
The Queen beckoned the middle one in 
Away from her sisters a-waiting 
‘For you I would give all the praise in the land, 
they would finally all see you shining’ 
‘No thank you good Queen,’ the middle one said, 
‘I prefer my quieter life here’ 
And the sisters walked on to the foot of the hill 
On the way home to the party 

Verse 4
The Queen beckoned the youngest one in 
Away from her sisters a-waiting 
‘For you I’d give power over both of them, 
they’d finally bow down before you’ 
‘No thank you good Queen,’ the youngest one said, 
‘I’m happy as I am’ 
And the sisters climbed up to the top of the hill 
On the way home to the party 

Verse 5
There were three sisters walked through the fields 
Rose, Marie and Heather 
Away from the fairy Queen’s lonely schemes 

Journeying home together 
The sisters held their party that night
Rose, Marie and Heather 
With laughter and music and fruits of the field 
Glad to be together

Lyrics: Colors of Home 

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Colors of Home 
(G. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard: lead vocals, drums, harmonica, percussion 
Willow Gothard: lead violin, octave mandolin, vocals 
Greta Gothard: guitars, bass, percussion, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
They came from all over, blazing a trail 
Like the snow that melts swiftly, from the peaks to the coast 
They made a place there, for me to know 
Like a tapestry woven, the colors of home 

CHORUS 

I miss the evergreen trees, I miss the comforting rain 
I miss the grey of each misty new day 
I miss the colors of my home, I miss the way the air feels 

I miss the way that I know I belong 

I miss the colors of my home 

Verse 2
I grew up running pine needle trails 
Moss green of the forest, the seagull’s bright call 
Copper sunsets on a sapphire sea


Wide open spaces, as far as I can see 

CHORUS 



Bridge
Call me back! …to the windswept beaches


Call me back! …to the fresh salt air 

Call me back! …to the mountain reaches 
Call me back! …oh I feel so far away 

Verse 3


They paint a memory, a part of me 
It’s gold like the lightning that strikes violet skies 
Crimson canyon, and the evening’s red flame 
Hear the chorus of voices calling my name 

CHORUS 

CHORUS

Lyrics: It Was Beautiful 

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It Was Beautiful 
(G. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard - vocals, percussion, violin 
Willow Gothard - violin, vocals 
Greta Gothard - guitar, cajon,bass, violin, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
A group of men sat ‘round the fire, telling old tales ’til the midnight hour 
Along came a stumbling little girl, dancing around with a smile 
Her ma came running fast in her wake, sorry kind sirs for that headache 
The group of men then a plea did make - please don’t take her away 

CHORUS 
We thought it was beautiful - oh, oh 
We thought it was beautiful - oh, oh 
We thought it was beautiful 

Verse 2
Walking through an ancient space, young lads say what is this place? 
Fading light through windows cold, the whole thing seems too old 
But a woman there, she seems so wise, with a nice young face and lovin’ brown eyes 
Lads don’t like the ancient place - but she goes there everyday 

CHORUS 
She thinks it is beautiful - oh, oh 
She thinks it is beautiful - oh 
She thinks it is beautiful - oh, oh 
She thinks it is beautiful - oh - hey! 

Verse 3
Climbing down from the mountains high, Danny’s father gave a tired sigh 
Well me boy, that’s it I’m done, sweating all day in the sun 
The mountain’s never worth the pain, climbing all day and with what gain? 
His little son then a sound did make - and Danny he did say 

CHORUS 
I thought it was beautiful - oh, oh 
I thought it was beautiful - oh, oh 
I thought it was beautiful - oh 
I thought it was beautiful - oh 
I thought it was beautiful

Lyrics: The Boatman's Call 

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The Boatman's Call
(G. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard - vocals, djembe, percussion, dulcimer 
Greta Gothard - guitar, cajon, vocals 
Willow Gothard - octave violin, bass, vocals 

Lyrics

Verse 1
The boatman works alone, it’s the only life he’s ever known 
A young man in life alone, across the river every day 
He ferries settlers o’er the rushing cool, carries merchants through the rapids cruel 
Even royals in their crown and jewel, across the river on his own 

CHORUS 
Ya - da da da, a young man tall 
Ya- da da da, ya da da da da da 
Ya- da da da, the boatman’s call 
Ya - da da da, ya da da da da da 

Verse 2
The young woman lone she goes, gathering flowers where the river flows 
She is lovely as the mountain rose, and she needs passage on her way 
She needs crossing late in emerald May, sitting golden in the creak and sway 
Our young boatman gave his heart that day, across the river going home 

CHORUS 
Ya - da da da, a young man tall 
Ya - da da da, ya da da da da da 
Ya - da da da, for this girl did fall 
Ya- da da da, ya da da da da da 

Bridge
Their world was set, planned, always they would be 
They didn’t fret, no, not like you and me 
Their world was small, there, near the river free 
Then came this fine, grand, tale of he and she 

CHORUS 
Ya- da da da, this girl did fall 
Ya- da da da, ya da da da da da 
Ya - da da da, for the boatman’s call 
Ya- da da da, ya da da da da da 

Verse 3
And now they are not alone, their lonely life by one has grown 
Now they are not alone, they cross the river every day

Lyrics: Grace O'Malley 

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Grace O’Malley 
(S. Gothard, W. Gothard, G. Gothard) 
Solana Gothard - vocals, bodhran, recorder 
Willow Gothard - fiddle, vocals 
Greta Gothard - guitars, drum, bass, vocal

Lyrics

Verse 1
Sunrise in the window, a vessel in the bay 
her father was the captain, and he would sail today 
She fed the kitten and the hen, jumped the gate and then 
She cut off her hair, found shoes to wear, to look like one of the men 
Her father he made fun - oh no what have you done 
I know you’d love to come my dear but Grace you’re far too young - and he said 

Pre-Chorus
No woman sails the sea, they would become weak at the knee 
Stay here, be safe, on Erin’s shore just listen here to me 
For you it cannot be, there are dangers out on the sea 
Stay here, be safe, on Erin’s shore just listen here to me 

Verse 2
She felt the sun on her face, the waves beneath her feet 
Her father stood beside her laughing at his own defeat 
She washed the cannon and the gun, jumped the stairs and then 
The captain roared a warning - all hands on deck, my men 
Get down below my lass he said, this danger too shall pass 
My men and I will defend the ship and you will be safe at last 

CHORUS 
I will tell you a story of a girl young and bright 
Red sky at night was her favorite light 
Of saltwater, danger and true bravery 
And the day Grace O’Malley first sailed the sea 

Verse 3
Gunfire overhead, dust fell to the floor 
Grace refused to stay below and crept out of the door 
She climbed the rigging and the mast, looked behind and then 
A man behind her father came, a pirate with dagger in hand 

Verse 4
She leapt down from the mast, her cry alerted the crew 
Onto the pirate’s back she fell, before he ever knew 
Here was an answer to their prayers, victory was theirs 
She saved the ship from pirates and she saved her father’s crew - and they said 

Pre-Chorus
This woman sails the sea, she won’t become weak at the knee 
She is the pride of Erin’s shore, just listen here to me 
For her it will always be a life upon the sea 
She is the pride of Erin’s shore, just listen here to me 


CHORUS

Lyrics: It's the Little Things 

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It's the Little Things
(G. Gothard)
Greta Gothard: vocals, guitar, violin, synth, bass 
Willow Gothard: violin, mandolin, backing vocals 
Solana Gothard: violin, backing vocals 

Lyrics 
It's the little things that make a difference, little things 
It's the little things that make a difference
be the change you wish to see in the world