Down By The Bay

from Where The Watermelons Grow by Nik Field

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lyrics

Down by the bay
Where the watermelons grow
Next to my home, I dare not go
For if I do, my mother will say
Don't you ever go down there again
The vines will get you and you'll have to live

Refrain
Why'd he have to leave so soon
Why oh why did it have to be this way

Refrain
You'll have to become the man of the house
A lot sooner than we thought you'd have to be

Refrain
I'm sorry I had to leave so soon
I'm so sorry that it had to be this way

Refrain and first verse

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from Where The Watermelons Grow, released April 15, 2017

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Nik Field Ottawa, Ontario

Nik Field brings back the heart of the traditional folk song, knitting it together with engaging melodies, and reviving it with modern sounds.

His seven years of performing and recording have taken him from his hometown of Ottawa to Montreal and have landed him in Halifax, where he currently resides.

In April of 2017, Nik released his debut album Where The Watermelons Grow.
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