[Chorus:]
Monkey hair return to fair
And skirts the brow of passion's furrow
This she cries, let no man's lies
Move through my womb and add to my sorrow
God of plunder, god of ill send my love to a distant hill
All to raise his drooping shares, encasing my heart in monkey hair

[Verse:]
Times are my mind takes flight, cloudy by day, fiery by night
Master of heartbreak the sting in your tail
Is over and wasted, it's fruitless and frail
Flags are waving, banners fly, truth is marching, here am I
Wounded and lonely, but stronger and clear
No coward to flinch, no traitor to fear this

[Chorus:]
Monkey hair return to fair
And skirts the brow of passion's furrow
This she cries, let no man's lies
Move through my womb and add to my sorrow
God of plunder, god of ill send my love to a distant hill
All to raise his drooping shares, encasing my heart in monkey hair
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Monkey Hair Lyrics

Eliza And Martin Carthy – Monkey Hair Lyrics