• Rotary Connection – I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
    • 1. If I Sing My Song
    • 2. The Sea & She
    • 3. I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
    • 4. Hanging Around The Bee Tree
    • 5. Hey, Love
    • 6. Love Has Fallen On Me
    • 7. Song For Every Man
    • 8. Love Is
    • 9. Vine Of Happiness

    BACK IN PRINT - LONG OUT!
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