Vermont Folklife Center - Digital Archive

Castles in the Air (OT2003-3001-008)



This world is full of trouble
There's nothing here but woe
Tis hardships toil and trouble
No matter where you go

We're cast upon the sea of life
Just like a little boat
And some get wrecked upon the rocks
And never get afloat

References:
  • M.L.B.. "Castles in the Air." Boston Evening Transcript, August 14, 1914. Part 3, page 10. Accessed 23 April 2013, Google News Archive. Link.

Dublin Core

Title

Castles in the Air (OT2003-3001-008)

Description

Song excerpted from audio recording OT2003-3001, part of VFC2003-0007 Margaret MacArthur Collection.

Creator

Source

Margaret MacArthur Collection -- VFC2003-0007. Vermont Folklife Center Archive, Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, Vermont, United States of America.

Date Created

1961-10-11

Contributor

Language

en

Identifier

VFC2003-0007 OT2003-3001-008

Rights Holder

Vermont Folklife Center

Song Item Type Metadata

Transcription

This world is full of trouble
There's nothing here but woe
Tis hardships toil and trouble
No matter where you go

We're cast upon the sea of life
Just like a little boat
And some get wrecked upon the rocks
And never get afloat

References:
  • M.L.B.. "Castles in the Air." Boston Evening Transcript, August 14, 1914. Part 3, page 10. Accessed 23 April 2013, Google News Archive. Link.

Duration

0:20

Citation

Hastings, Ethel, “Castles in the Air (OT2003-3001-008),” Vermont Folklife Center Digital Collections, accessed August 17, 2022, http://explore.vermontfolklifecenter.org/digital-archive/collections/items/show/925.