Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Roll Me from the Wall

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X:42
T:Roll Me from the Wall
T:Rolling from the Wall
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-42
M:3/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=180
K:Dmix
A2 | A4 G2 | (F2 D2) E2 | D4 C2 | A,4 B,2 | (C2 B,2) C2 | D4 D2 | D6- | D2
A,2 A,2 | D4 E2 | F4 G2 | A4 B2 | c4 Bc | A3 A A2 | G2 F2 G2 | A6- | A2
A2 A2 | D4 E2 | F4 G2 | A4 B2 | d4 c2 | B3 A G2 | c2 B2 c2 | (A6 | G2)
F2 G2 | A4 G2 | (F2 D2) E2 | D4 C2 | A,2 A,2 B,2 | C2 B,2 C2 | D4 D2 | D6- | D2 ||
W:My parents they abandoned me and unto me did wrong
W:For they wed me to a grey old man for the sake of his money and grounds.
W:Had they wed me to a glamour boy without any money at all
W:Sure he'd take me in his arms and he'd roll me from the wall!
W:
W:Well at the fairs and markets I see all of me glamours there
W:But when I look upon me old grey man sure he fills me with despair.
W:He fills me with despair me boys and I'll tell you the reason why
W:For he's got two hanging eyebrows and likewise a jealous eye.
W:
W:Oh hold your tongue, now Sally me dear, while I go into town
W:I'll buy you a nice wee petticoat and a lovely muslin gown
W:For the ladies at the fair you'll outshine them all by far
W:And I'll buy you a lovely wee lap dog to follow your jauntin' car.
W:
W:To hell with yer lovely wee lap dog, and likewise your muslin gown
W:I'd rather have a glamour boy than all of your money and grounds
W:I'd rather have a glamour boy without any money at all
W:And he'd take me in his arms and he'd roll me from the wall!
W:
W:Well now the old grey man is dead and he has left to me
W:Fifty pounds in solid gold, isn't that a handsome fee?
W:His farm, his riches and free land to me has left them all
W:And now I can marry me glamour boy and he'll roll me from the wall!
W:
W:But not long after the honeymoon, me glamour began to jar,
W:He killed my little lap dog and he smashed me jaunting car,
W:Me taypot and me china then, he smashed and broke them all
W:Ah, God knows I've had to suffer for me rolling from the wall...


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