"Island" is the third song of Musto's song cycle Shadow of the Blues.

Date: 1987Composer: John MustoText: Langston HughesSong Collection: Shadow of the Blues

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Island [1]
by Langston Hughes

Wave of sorrow,
Do not drown me now:

I see the island
Still ahead somehow.

I see the island
And its sands are fair:

Wave of sorrow,
Take me there.

–The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, p. 376


Sheet Music

Shadow of the Blues

Composer(s): John Musto

Song(s): 1. Silhouette
2. Litany
3. Island
4. Could Be

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