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Boots of Spanish Leather
The Lumineers Lyrics


Oh, I'm sailing away my own true love
I'm sailing away in the morning
Is there something I can send you from across the sea?
From the place where I'll be landing

No, there's nothing you can send me, my own true love
There's nothing I'm wishing to be owning
Just to carry yourself back to me unspoiled
From across that lonesome ocean

But I just thought you might want something fine
Made of silver or of golden
Either from the mountains of Madrid
Or from the coast of Barcelona

And if I had the stars of the darkest night
Or the diamonds from the deepest ocean
I'd forsake them all for your sweet kiss
For that's all I'm wishing to be owning

And I might be gone a long old time
And it's only this I'm asking
Is there something I can send you to remember me by?
To make your time more easy passing

Oh how can, how can you ask me again?
What only brings me sorrow
The same thing I would want today
I would want again tomorrow

I got a letter on a lonesome day
It was from her ship a-sailing
Saying I don't know when I'll be coming back again
It depends on how I'm feeling

Well if you, my love, must think that way
And I'm sure your mind is roaming
And I'm sure your heart is not with me
But with the country to where you're going

So take heed, take heed of the western wind
And take heed of the stormy weather
And yes, there's something you can send back to me
Spanish boots of Spanish leather

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Bob Dylan

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Comments from YouTube:

Andrew Rogers

If these guys made a "Lumineers Sing Dylan" album I would be SO happy..

michael smith

Would love to hear Dylan cover a Lumineers track :o

Mia Page

Wow same

Adriana Carolina

yes please

Harlan Shober

323 likes and 6 years later with no thumbs down. This comment speaks the truth.

Omana

!!!!!!!!

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Joseph Wilmarth Tyna

This song is a raw metaphor for all significant relationships and what happens when we make decisions at odds with that bond. The lyrics portray the pain of this conflict yet end in a suggestion of hope: despite the hurt and gulf between them, love abides.

I may like this version better than Dylan's; the lyrics are clear and open for digestion and interpretation. I love Bobby D, but this cover may rival the original.

Joseph Wilmarth Tyna

@jake douglas hahaha

jake douglas

i think any cover of bob dylan has clearer lyrics lol

Kathy Hollenbach

Try out Mandolin Orange. You will absolutely love it.

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