traditional with additional words by Chuck Phillips



Play Song (mp3)




Water is Wide is a beautiful old folk song that has been sung by many different singers and goups. Over the years, different verses have been sung,so it is not always clear what the song is about. However, all of the versions are about travel on water such as rivers and oceans,and all connect the idea of being away from a loved one. In this version, the song is about leaving one country and going to live in another such as from China to the United States.



About the recording

This recording features Kevin Keating as the narrator and Brittany Phillips as the voice of Amy Yu.

Vocals, keyboards, bass and drum sequencing by Chuck.

It was recorded at the Mad Mesquite Studio, Arizona. © 2005 Charles L. Phillips