• Artist: Will Taylor
  • Title: The Snows They Melt The Soonest
  • Genre: World - Celtic, Folk
  • Mood: Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Slow (45-63)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Piano, Strings
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 4/19/2012
  • Lyric themes: Courtship Dating, Restless, Attraction/Sex Appeal, Longing, Loneliness
  • Lyrics: The snows they melt the soonest when the winds begin to sing The corn it ripens fastest when the frosts are settling in And when the young man tells me that my face he'll soon forget Before we part I'll wage a crown, he's fain to follow yet And the snows they melt the soonest when the winds begin to sing The swallows fly without a thought as long as it is spring But when spring goes and winter blows my love then you'll be fain For all your pride to follow me were it crossacross the stormy main The snows they melt the soonest when the winds begin to sing And the bee that flew when summer shined in winter cannot sting I have seen a woman’s anger melt between the night and the morn And it's surely not a harder thing to tame a woman's scorn Oh never say you farewell here, no farewell I’ll receive, For you shall set me to the stile and kiss and take your leave And I'll wait here 'til the moorcock calls and the Martlet takes the wind Since the snows they melt the soonest, love, when the wind begins to sing.
  • Keywords: world, simple, gentle, Heartfelt, Irish

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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