Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Lough Erne Shore

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X:6
T:Lough Erne Shore
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-6
M:3/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=130
K:Dm
(A,C) | D2 D2 F2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | F2 G2
A2 | c2 (dc) A2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | C4
A,C | D2 D2 F2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | F2 G2
A2 | c2 (dc) A2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | D4 ||
(Ac) | d2 d2 (cA) | c2 d2 (FA) |
G2 F2 A2 | c2 (dc) A2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | C4
(A,C) | D2 D2 F2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | F2 G2
A2 | c2 (dc) A2 | (GA) (GF) D2 | D4 ||
W:One morning as I went a-fowling
W:Bright Phoebus adorned the plain.
W:It was down by the shores of Lough Erne
W:I met with this wonderful dame.
W:Her voice was so sweet and so pleasing
W:These beautiful notes she did sing.
W:The innocent fowl of the forest
W:Their love unto her they did bring.
W:
W:It being the first time I saw her
W:My heart it did lep with surprise.
W:I thought that she could be no mortal
W:But an angel that fell from the skies.
W:Her hair it resembled gold tresses.
W:Her skin was as white as the snow.
W:Her cheeks were as red as the roses
W:That bloom around Lough Erne's shore.
W:
W:When I found that my love was eloping
W:These words unto her I did say:
W:"Oh, take me to your habitation
W:For Cupid has led me astray."
W:"Forever I'll keep the commandments.
W:They say that it is the best plan.
W:Fair maids who do yield to men's pleasures
W:The scripture does say they are wrong."
W:
W:"Oh, Mary don't accuse me of weakness,
W:For treachery I do disown.
W:I will make you a lady of honour
W:If with me this night you'll come home.
W:Oh, had I the lamp of great Aladdin,
W:His rings and his genie what's more.
W:I would part with them all for to gain you
W:And live upon Lough Erne's shore."


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