Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Brave Bold Donnelly

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From file hnsong0.abc Get ABC for this tune
X:13
T:Brave Bold Donnelly
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-13
M:2/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=120
K:Ador
E | EA AB | AG- GA/A/ | BA GE | G3
A | BA AA | GE E/E/E | D>D DE | GE ||
DB, | A,2 E2 | DB, G,2 | zA,/A,/ A,A, | A2
AG | G2 GA | GE D2 | E>E DB, | A,3 ||
W:There was a pretty maiden, she was going to a ball.
W:She saw a jolly tinker hammering tins against the wall.
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W:Chorus:
W:and mush-a brave bold Donnelly, good enough, said she.
W:There's good blood in young Donnelly, he's the boy for me!
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W:He sauntered through the kitchen, and he sauntered through the hall.
W:He sauntered through the parlour, over knights and ladies all.
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W:Chorus
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W:She then went up the stairs, to dress and make her bed,
W:In two steps he was after her, and he knocked her on the bed.
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W:Chorus
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W:She then went down the stairs, to bolt and bar the door.
W:In two steps he was after her, and he knocked her on the floor.
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W:Chorus
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W:She then took out a whistle, and she blew it sharp and shrill.
W:And twenty of the old police came galloping o'er the hill.
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W:Chorus
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W:She then got him arrested, and he got three months in jail.
W:She went out behind his back, took another one out on bail.
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W:Chorus
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W:Repeat first verse and chorus


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