• Artist: Will Taylor
  • Title: The Unquiet Grave
  • Genre: World - Celtic, Folk
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Very Slow (0-45)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Percussion, Horns/Woodwinds/Brass, All Other
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Mourning, Love Lost, Despair Misery, Sentimental, Devotion, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: Cold blows the wind to my true love and gently blows the rain I never had but one true love and in a cold grave he was lain I'll do as much for my true love as any young girl may I'll sit and mourn all on his grave for twelve months and a day Now when the 12 months and one day was past the ghost began to speak: 'Who is it that sits there on my grave and will not let me sleep?' 'Tis I, my love, sits on your grave and will not let you sleep. For I crave one kiss from your clay cold lips and this is all I seek. “ “My body is as cold as the clay my breath is earthly strong. And if you kiss these clay cold lips your days they won’t be long. “ My one true love is dead and gone, never to return And since I lost my one true love what can I do but mourn? 'When will we meet again sweetheart? When will we meet again?' When the autumn leaves that fall from the trees are green and rise up again. Cold blows the wind to my true love and gently blows the rain
  • Keywords: world, simple, acoustic, Brass, Irish, Organic

About Will Taylor

Will Taylor

I'm Will Taylor. I arrived in Austin in 1973 and spent summers swimming at Barton Springs, played shirtless in the garden of the infamous Armadillo World Headquarters, lived two blocks from the Rome Inn where Stevie Ray Vaughan played the blues weekly.

I graduated from Austin High and studied viola performance at the UT School of Music in 1987 while playing jazz fusion in 6th street clubs on the weekend.

The music scene has drastically changed ...

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