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Shore of NFLD

 

They came across from Ireland from England and Scotland

For promises of hope and foreign land

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

They landed on the shores of NFLD

 

They landed on the shores of NFLD

They landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

They landed on the shores of NFLD

 

In 1497 a man sent news New England John Cabot said it was the place to be

The ocean was alive there was cod stocks on the surface

You could dip the fish with baskets from the sea

So they landed on the shores of NFLD       

They landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

They landed on the shores of NFLD

 

They settled on the island the harbours and the inlets

And faced a new life full of ups and downs

They fished the broad Atlantic

And they hunted on the inland

And thanked god for this new land they had found

 

When they landed on the shores of NFLD

They landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

They landed on the shores of NFLD

 

Passed down through the ages are the stories of their homeland

Hardships they had faced there everyday

Survival of the fittest is they way they would describe it

In this new land they would carve a better way

 

When they landed on the shores of NFLD

They landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

They landed on the shores of NFLD

 

So now you heard the stories of the lives our ancestors

They fought to stay alive here everyday

Their traditions and their music is the history we hang on to

We fight to find a new and better way

 

Hey we landed on the shores of NFLD

We landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

We landed on the shores of NFLD

 

We landed on the shores of NFLD

We landed on the shores of NFLD

After many weeks of sailing through high seas and bad weather

We landed on the shores of NFLD