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The waters, the sea
My pillow in my bed
The waters, the sea
I dreamt that they were dead

Fetch me, and return
As winds blow o'er the same
Fetch me, and return
My body or my dame

What song am I?

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My_Bonnie_Lies_over_the_Ocean

I guess it's about what you know... it took me 5 seconds, but I have it on LP here somewhere, so 5 seconds today, and hours of training many years ago,

Explanation: the clues are simpliifications, or reinterpretations of the song lyrics.

The waters, the sea

verse 1:

My Bonnie lies over the ocean
My Bonnie lies over the sea
My Bonnie lies over the ocean
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me...

My pillow in my bed
I dreamt that they were dead

verse 2

Last night as I lay on my pillow
Last night as I lay on my bed
Last night as I lay on my pillow
I dreamt that my Bonnie was dead

 Fetch me, and return
 As winds blow o'er the same
 Fetch me, and return

Chorsue:

Bring back, bring back
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me, to me
Bring back, bring back
Oh, bring back my Bonnie to me

also verse 3:

Oh, blow the winds o'er the ocean
And blow the winds o'er the sea
Oh, blow the winds o'er the ocean
And bring back my Bonnie to me

 My body or my dame

I can't explain that clue - perhaps some different arrangement of this song.

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  • $\begingroup$ Correct! You want to provide your interpretation of the clues, for those who don't know? Thanks. $\endgroup$ – mbomb007 Jun 18 '16 at 19:30
  • $\begingroup$ And what's "LP"? $\endgroup$ – mbomb007 Jun 18 '16 at 19:31
  • $\begingroup$ Vinyl Record: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LP_record $\endgroup$ – ShadowCat Jun 18 '16 at 19:51
  • $\begingroup$ if you they lyrics (linked) they prett-much parallel the clues, except for the last line... maybe some other variant of the song. $\endgroup$ – Jasen Jun 18 '16 at 22:34
  • $\begingroup$ The last clue is in reference to a commonly misheard lyric. $\endgroup$ – mbomb007 Jun 20 '16 at 20:21

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