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T:Mountain Streams, The
T:Mountain Streams Where the Moorcocks Crow, The
H:Slow, free rhythm
D:De Danann I (Dolores Keane)
D:Paddy Tunney
c (c{dcA}G) | A2 (A2{BA}G2) | (E3{FE}D) C A, | (C3D)E2 | (G3{AG}ED2) | HE4
(d{ed}c) | (A3{BA}G) (E{FE}D) | (C3EG2) | E4 (D{ED}C) | A, A, HA,2
(c{dcA}G) | (A4{BA}G2) | (E3{FE}D) (CA,) | (C3D)E2 | (G4{AG}ED) | HE4
d d/{ed}c/ | (A3{BA}G) E D | C3 (EG2) | E4 (D{ED}C) | A, A, HA,2 ||
E2 | (A3{BA}G) E2 | A4 ^c d | (e4{fe}d2) | ^c2{d^c}A2 B2 | A{BA}G HE2
D2 | ({D}E3) A ({B}c2) | (B2{cB}A2) ^c d | (e4{fe}d2) | (^c{d^c}A4B) | HA4 ||
(EF) | (GA2{BA}G) E2 | (G3{AG}ED2) | (E3{FE}D) C A, | C3 D E2 | (G3{AG}ED2) | E4
(d{ed}c) | (A3{BA}G) (E{FE}D) | (C3EG2) | E4 (D{ED}C) | A, A, HA,2 ||
W:With my dog and gun through the blooming heather,
W:To seek for pastime I took my way,
W:Where I spied a lovely fair maid,
W:And her charms invited me a while to stay.
W:I said: My dear, you will find that I love you,
W:Tell me your dwelling, and your name also.
W:Excuse my name, and you'll find my dwelling near
W:The mountain streams where the moorcocks crow.
W:I said: My dear, if you'll wed a rover,
W:My former raking I will leave aside.
W:Here is my hand, and I'll pledge my honour,
W:And if you'll prove constant, I'll make you my bride.
W:But if my parents knew that I loved a rover,
W:Great afflictions I would undergo,
W:So I'll stay at home for another season near
W:The mountain streams where the moorcocks crow.
W:Farewell thee darling for another season,
W:I hope we'll meet again in yon moorland vale.
W:And when we meet, we'll embrace each other.
W:I will pay attention to your lovesick tale.
W:Then it's hand in hand we'll join together,
W:And I will take you to yon harbour low,
W:Where the linnet sings her note so pleasing near
W:The mountain streams where the moorcocks crow.

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