Link to a recording of Four Strong Winds performed by Ian and Sylvia Tyson

Four Strong Winds
by Ian Tyson

Four strong winds that blow lonely, Seven seas that run high,
All those things that don't change, Come what may.
But our good times are all gone, And I'm bound for moving on.
I'll look for you if I'm ever back this way.

Think I'll go out to Alberta,
Weather's good there in the fall.
Got some friends that I can go to working for,
Still I wish you'd change your mind, If I ask you one more time,
But we've been through that a hundred times or more.


If I get there before the snow flies,
And things are going good,
You could meet me if I send you down the fare.
But by then it would be winter, not too much for you to do
And the wind sure do blow cold way out there.


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