Played by "The Starlit Jewel". The singers are Ernest Kinsolving and Kristoph Klover. The song is on the CD "The Starlit Jewel," available at http://www.flowinglass.com/sjewel.html This version. have actually been authorized by the Estate of J.R. R. Tolkien The original version of the song is recited by Bilbo in the last chapter of The Hobbit, at the end of his journey back to the Shire. Coming to the top of a rise he sees his home in the distance, and stops and says the following:
Roads go ever ever on, Over rock and under tree, By caves where never sun has shone, By streams that never find the sea; Over snow by winter sown, And through the merry flowers of June, Over grass and over stone, And under mountains of the moon.
Roads go ever ever on Under cloud and under star, Yet feet that wandering have gone Turn at last to home afar. Eyes that fire and sword have seen And horror in the halls of stone Look at last on meadows green And trees and hills they long have known.
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