Maritime Girl (Rex Hemeon) video
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℗2010 ~ Used with permission ~

Well, they sang about a beaches girl,
the one they call Fraulein,
I'm glad to say I met my girl
in the good old Maritimes;
Now, I realize she's not a queen,
she doesn't try to be,
She's just a simple housewife
and a lover to me.

Now, I never wandered many a mile
to see girls swingin' clear,
If I wanted beauty,
at home I could have stayed;
I went over there to fight a war
and not to look for love,
I found that in the Maritimes,
ask the Man above.

Now my little girl is waiting
with her Mommy by her side,
I know she misses Daddy,
her tears she's gonna hide;
She knows they'll have to kill me
if they want me to stay,
Nogies a girl in this whole world
could keep her daddy away.

####.... Rex Hemeon from Botwood, NL ....####
Recorded by Rex Hemeon And The Country Orbits (Maritime Girl, trk#6, 1975 LP, Audat Records, Oshawa, ON, Recorded at MUN Studio, St John's, NL, engineered by Ron Duclos, Fivetake Group Productions Limited).

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