If Wishes Were Fishes By Johnny McEvoy. • 1 song, Play on Spotify. 1. If Wishes Were Fishes. Featured on The Johnny McEvoy Story (The Definitive Collection) More by Johnny McEvoy. The Eclectic. The Mirror On the Wall. Into the raiplantiverciduconciasembstewpato.xyzinfo Duration: 3 min. Carried through to its modern first-line conclusion: “if wishes were fishes then beggars would eat,” its meaning becomes plain, especially when it comes to weight loss. Both the Scottish and English versions suggest it’s useless to wish, and infer that better results will . View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Since Maggie Went Away on Discogs.
Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Johnny McEvoy Story: The Definitive Collection - Johnny McEvoy on AllMusic. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Johnny McEvoy Story: The Definitive Collection - Johnny McEvoy on AllMusic If Wishes Were Fishes. Traditional. Johnny. If Wishes Were Fishes was written and recorded by Eric Bogle. The song was also recorded by John McDermott and North Sea Gas. If Wishes Were Fishes Lyrics: I (E)wish I was home again at (A)home in my heart again / It's (E)been a long time since my heart talked to (B)me(E) / Wastin' my precious days (A)wishin' my life. After doing a little digging on the internet, apparently the phrase " if wishes were fishes" is used to express the impossibility to make a wish come true. My carp (top) and perch (below) don't seem to know that, though. They swim mindlessly happy without a care in the world. Disc One 1. The Boston Burglar 2. Waltzing’s For Dreamers with Máire Breathnach 3. Staten Island 4. If Wishes Were Fishes 5. Muirsheen Durkin 6. Long Before Your Time 7. Run Around Angel 8. Red Is The Rose 9. You Never Learned To Dance The Sailor Boulavogue with The Band of An Garda Síochána Three Score An. Eric Bogle - If Wishes Were Fishes Lyrics. I (E)wish I was home again at (A)home in my heart again It's (E)been a long time since my heart talked to (B)me(E) Wastin' my precious days.
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