By the Waters of Minnetonka

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Slim Whitman

Ottis Dewey Whitman, Jr. (born January 20, 1924), known professionally as Slim Whitman, and early in his career as "The Smiling Starduster", is an American country music singer and songwriter, known for his yodelling abilities. He has sold in excess of 120 million albums in unit sales and has had numerous successful recordings. He is consistently more popular throughout Europe, and in particular Britain, than in his native America, particularly with his covers of pop standards and movie songs . His 1955 hit single "Rose Marie" held the Guinness World Record for the longest time at number 1 on the UK Singles Chart until Bryan Adams broke the record in 1991 after 36 years. In the U.S., his "Indian Love Call" (1952) and "Secret Love" (1953) reached number 2 on t… more »

Moon Deer,
How near
Your soul divine!
Sun Deer,
No fear
In heart of mine.

Skies blue
O'er you
Look down in love.
Waves bright
Give light
As on they move.

Hear thou
My vow
To live to die,
Moon Deer,
Thee near,
Beneath this sky.


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