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Peace - So on and on the Story Goes

Written by Paul McCartneyCarl Davis

Album This song officially appears on the Liverpool Oratorio Official album.
Timeline This song has been officially released in 1991

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Song facts

So on and on the Story Goes” is the fifth track of the eighth movement – entitled “Peace” – and the final track of Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, released in 1991.

VIII: PEACE. Shanty sings to his new-born child, celebrating the wonder of being. In a sermon, the preacher sings of the frail magic of family life as Mary Dee and Shanty pledge a future with their child, together forever, celebrating a love that will now survive.

“Liverpool Oratorio” liner notes

Last updated on July 11, 2019

Lyrics

SHANTY
So on and on the story goes
From day to day throughout our lives.

MARY DEE
What can we do, that's how it grows.
I am with you,

MARY DEE and SHANTY
Our love survives.

Officially appears on


Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1991

1:06 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Kiri Te Kanawa:
Soprano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991


Selections from Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio

Official album • Released in 1992

1:06 • LiveL1

Paul McCartney:
Executive producer
Eddie Klein:
Additional engineer
John Timperley:
Balance engineer
Carl Davis:
Orchestra conductor
Peter Mew:
Additional engineer, Editor
John Fraser:
Producer
Kiri Te Kanawa:
Soprano
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra:
Orchestra
Nic Raine:
Assistant to carl davis
Martin Astle:
Additional engineer
Tom Leader:
Additional engineer, Editor
Jerry Hadley:
Tenor

Concert From the concert in Liverpool, United Kingdom on Jun 28, 1991

Live performances

“Peace - So on and on the Story Goes” has been played in 2 concerts.

Latest concerts where “Peace - So on and on the Story Goes” has been played




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