Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Welcome Paddy Home

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From file hnsong1.abc Get ABC for this tune
X:103
T:Welcome Paddy Home
T:Welcome Poor Paddy Home
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-103
M:3/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=160
K:D
P:First verse:
A2 | (d3 e) f2 | e2 (d2 c2) | (B2 c2) d2 | D4 DE | F2 A2 F2 | E3 F E2 | D6- | D4
AA | (d2 e2) f2 | e2 d2 c2 | (B2 c2) d2 | D4 E2 | (F2 A2) F2 | (E2 F2) E2 | D6- | D4 ||
P:Chorus:
E2 | F4 F2 | (E2 F2) E2 | D6- | D4 A2 | d3 e f2 | e2 d2 A2 | (B3 d B2 | A4)
AA | d3 e f2 | e2 d2 c2 | (B2 c2) d2 | D4 (DE) | F2 A2 F2 | (E3 F) E2 | D6- | D4 ||
P:Remaining verses:
E2 | F2 F2 F2 | (E2 F2) E2 | E2 D4- | D4 A2 | d3 e f2 | e2 d2 A2 | (B3 d B2 | A4)
AA | d2 e2 f2 | e2 d2 c2 | (B2 c2) d2 | D4 (DE) | F2 A2 F2 | (E3 F) E2 | D6- | D4 ||
W:I am a true born Irishman, I will never deny what I am.
W:I was born in sweet Tipperary town, three thousand miles away.
W:
W:Chorus:
W:Hooray, me boys, hooray, no more do I wish for to roam,
W:for the sun it will shine in the harvest time, to welcome poor Paddy home.
W:
W:The girls they were gay and frisky, they'd take you by the hand,
W:sayin': Jimmy mo chroi, will you come with me, to welcome this stranger home.
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:In came the foreign nation, and scattered all over the land.
W:The horse and the cow, the pig, sheep and sow fell into the strangers' hands.
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:The Scotsman can boast of his thistle, and England can boast of the rose,
W:But Paddy can boast of his emerald isle, where the dear little shamrock grows.
W:
W:Chorus


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