Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Johnny, Lovely Johnny

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X:149
T:Johnny, Lovely Johnny
R:song
D:Dolores Keane & John Faulkner: Broken Hearted I'll Wander
Z:id:hn-song-149
M:3/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=100
K:D
A2 | d2 d2 (dB) | A2 F2 AF | E3 D C2 | D4
(cd) | e2 A2 de | (fe) d2 fd | A2 FE D2 | E4
cd | e2 A2 de | (fe) d2 (fd) | A2 (FE) D2 | E4
(A/B/)c | d2 (de) (dB) | A2 F2 (AF) | E2 D3 C | D4 ||
W:The high walls of Derry look dismal and grey,
W:And so does lovely Johnny, he is now going away.
W:He is going to bonny Scotland some sweetheart to see.
W:May the high powers above send him safe home to me.
W:
W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, do you mind the day,
W:When you came to my window to steal me away?
W:You promised you would marry me above all female kind.
W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, what has altered your mind?
W:
W:Oh, Annie, lovely Annie, it was all but in jest,
W:For I never intended to make you my best.
W:I never intended to make you my wife.
W:Oh, Annie, lovely Annie, all the days of my life.
W:
W:The first time I met you, 'tis well I do own,
W:'Twas in my father's garden in the County Tyrone,
W:With my white apron round us, to shield out the wind.
W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, what has altered your mind?
W:
W:A bunch of blue ribbons I will tie up and wear,
W:And a wreath of forget-me-nots I will twine round my hair.
W:And if ever he returns again, I will greet him with joy,
W:And I will kiss the lips of my own Johnny boy.


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