Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Tippin' It Up to Nancy

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From file hnsong0.abc Get ABC for this tune
X:20
T:Tippin' It Up to Nancy
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-20
M:6/8
L:1/8
Q:3/8=120
K:F
P:first verse
C2D | FFF F2F | D2C C2
D | FFF F2A | c3- c2
c | d2d d2c | c2c
A2G | FFG A2G | (F2D) ||
P:chorus
C2D | F3 FFF | D2C C2
D | F3 FFA | c3
c2A | G3 FFF | D2C C2
D | FFF A2G | F2F- F3- | F3 ||
P:remaining verses
z2A | c2c c2c | ccc- c2
c | ddd d2c | c3- c
cc | ddd d2d | dc2 c2
A | G2G A2G | F2D ||
W:1. Now, there being a woman in this town
W:A woman you all know well
W:She dearly loved her husband
W:And another one twice as well
W:
W:Chorus:
W:With me right finnickinairy-o
W:Me tip finnick a wall
W:With me right finnickinairy-o
W:We're tippin' it up to Nancy
W:
W:She went down to the chemist's shop
W:Some remedies for to buy
W:Have you anything in your chemist's shop
W:To make me old man blind?
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:Give him eggs and marrowbones
W:And make him suck them all
W:Before he has the last one sucked
W:He won't see you at all
W:
W:Chours
W:
W:She gave him eggs and marrowbones
W:And made him suck them all
W:Before he had the last one sucked
W:He couldn't see her at all
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:If in this world I cannot see
W:Here I cannot stay
W:I'd rather go and drown myself,
W:Come on, says she, I'll show you the way
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:She led him to the river
W:She led him to the brim
W:But sly enough of Martin
W:It was him that shoved her in
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:She swam through the river
W:She swam through the brine
W:Cryin' Martin, dear Martin
W:Don't leave me behind
W:
W:Chorus:
W:Yerra shut up outa that ye silly old fool
W:Ye know poor Martin is blind
W:With me right finnickinairy-o
W:We're tippin' it up to Nancy
W:
W:There's nine in me family
W:And none of them is my own
W:I wish that each and every man
W:Would come and claim his own
W:
W:Chorus:
W:With me right finnickinairy-o
W:Me tip finnick a wall
W:With me right finnickinairy-o
W:We're tippin' it up to Nancy


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