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Folk Song

X:1 T:Early One Morning C:Trad O:England

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M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D "D"D2 D D|"D"(DF) A A|"G"B G E D|"A"(CE) A, A,| w:Ear-ly one morn--ing, just as the sun was ris--ing, I "D"D> D D2|"D"(DF) A A|"G"B G "A"E C|"D"D4|| w:heard a maid sing_ in the val--ley be-low. "A"E2 F G|"D"(AF) D2|"A"E2 F G|"D"(AF) D2| w:Oh! don't de-ceive_ me, oh! ne-ver leave_ me, "D"(DF) A d|"G"(cBA) G|"A7"(FE) D C|"D"D4|] w:How_ could you use__ a poor_ maid-en so? % W:1. W:Early one morning, just as the sun was rising, W:I heard a maid sing in the valley below. W:Oh! don't deceive me, oh! never leave me, W:How could you use a poor maiden so? W:. W:2. W:Remember the vows that you made to me truly W:Remember how tenderly you nestled close to me W:Gay is the garland, fresh are the roses W:I've culled from the garden to bind over thee. W:. W:3. W:Here I now wander alone as I wonder W:Why did you leave me to sigh and complain W:I ask of the roses, why should I be forsaken, W:Why must I here in sorrow remain? W:. W:4. W:Through yonder grove, by the spring that is running W:There you and I have so merrily played, W:Kissing and courting and gently sporting W:Oh, my innocent heart you've betrayed W:. W:5. W:How could you slight so a pretty girl who loves you W:A pretty girl who loves you so dearly and warm? W:Though love's folly is surely but a fancy, W:Still it should prove to me sweeter than your scorn. W:. W:6. W:Soon you will meet with another pretty maiden W:Some pretty maiden, you'll court her for a while; W:Thus ever ranging, turning and changing W:Always seeking for a girl that is new. W:. W:6. W:Thus sang the maiden, her sorrows bewailing W:Thus sang the poor maid in the valley below W:"Oh don't deceive me, Oh never leave me, W:How could you use, a poor maiden so?" % % % % %

					
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