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Roger Whittaker - Albany ~ deutsche Version ~ (1981)

Roger Whittaker
Albany

Musik & Text: Nick Munro

Aus dem Album
"Zum Weinen ist immer noch Zeit", 1981


Chor:

Albany, hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Albany, in deinen Mauern war ich einst zuhause,
Albany, Schloss meiner Väter, das ich geliebt,
ach, könnt' ich dich nur einmal wiedersehen.

Dies ist Gordon McKenzies Lied.
Sein Lied von Albany,
dem stolzen Schloss seines Clans,
das er eines Tages für immer verlieren sollte...

Albany, hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Albany, in deinen Mauern war ich einst zuhause,
Albany, Schloss meiner Väter, das ich geliebt,
ach, könnt' ich dich nur einmal wiedersehen.

Charles und Gordon waren zwei Brüder,
sangen als Kinder die gleichen Lieder,
jagten gemeinsam in den Wäldern.
Doch aus Bruderliebe und Freundschaft
wurde eines Tages bittre Feindschaft,
als sie sah'n, sie liebten beide dasselbe Mädchen.

Albany, hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Albany, in deinen Mauern war ich einst zuhause,
Albany, Schloss meiner Väter, das ich geliebt,
ach, könnt' ich dich nur einmal wiedersehen.

Chor:

Frag' nach Albany, man wird dir erzählen:
Einst war jeder Raum voll Leben und Licht.
Geh' nach Albany, finster schau'n die Türme.
Klopf an jede Tür, man öffnet dir nicht.

Charles und Gordon waren zwei Brüder,
man sagte einer stach den andern nieder,
doch ihren fairen Kampf sah keiner.
Wie ein Mörder musste Gordon fliehen,
kein McKenzie hat ihm je verziehen,
rastlos zieht er nun umher, findet keinen Frieden.

Albany, hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Albany, in deinen Mauern war ich einst zuhause,
Albany, Schloss meiner Väter, das ich geliebt,
ach, könnt' ich dich nur einmal wiedersehen.

Oh, ho, ho Albany,
hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Oh, ho, ho, Albany,
ja in deinen Mauern da war ich zu haus,
Oh, mein Albany,
könnt' ich dich nur einmal wiedersehen.

Oh, ho, ho Albany,
hoch in den Bergen von Norton Green,
Oh, ho, ho, Albany,
ja in deinen Mauern da war ich zu Haus. . .

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