Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Two Sisters, The

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X:83
T:Two Sisters, The
R:song
C:Lyrics trad with additions and melody by Andy Irvine
Z:id:hn-song-83
M:2/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=90
K:D
D | D(D/E/) F(E/D/) | [M:3/4] FA B2
AB | [M:2/4] D2 F(E/D/) | B,3
A,/B,/ | D(D/E/) F(E/D/) | FA B3/2
c/ | d3/2d/ (B/A)F/ | B3
A | Bc dB | AB D3/2
E/ | FE DB, | [M:3/4] DE B,2
A,B, | [M:2/4] D2 FA | dB- B
B | AF E(F/E/) | D3 ||
W:There were two sisters side by side
W: Sing aye-dum, sing aye-day
W:There were two sisters side by side
W: The boys are bound for me
W:There were two sisters side by side
W:The eldest one for Johnny cried
W: I'll be true unto my love
W: If he'll be true to me
W:
W:Johnny bought the youngest a beaver hat
W:The eldest didn't think much of that
W:
W:Johnny bought the youngest a gay gold ring
W:He never bought the eldest a single thing
W:
W:As they were walking by the foamy brim
W:The eldest pushed the youngest in
W:
W:Sister, oh sister, give me your hand
W:And you can have Johnny and all his land
W:
W:Sister, I'll not give you my hand
W:For I'll have Johnny and all his land
W:
W:So away she sank and away she swam
W:Until she came to the Miller's dam
W:
W:The Miller, he took her gay gold ring
W:And then he pushed her in again
W:
W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head
W: Sing aye-dum, sing aye-day
W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head
W: The boys are bound for me
W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head
W:The eldest sister was boiled in lead
W: I'll be true unto my love
W: If he'll be true to me


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