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Folk Song

X:1 T:I Once Loved A Lass T:The False Bride Z:Webmaster M:3/4 L:1/8

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K:F C2|F2 F2 C2|F3z CC|F2 G2 A2|B3z AB| w:I ainse loved a lass and I loved her sae well That I c2 A2 G2|F2 C2 D2|_E2 D2 E2|C3z A-B| w:hate all o-thers that spoke of her ill But now- c3d c2|B2 A2 G2|F2 G2 A2|C3z CD| w:she's re-war-ded me ill for - my love She's _E2 D2 C2|B,2 A,2 B,2|C2 F4-|F4 z2|| w:gone tae get wed tae a-no-ther % W:1 W:I ainse loved a lass and I loved her sae well W:That I hate all others that spoke of her ill W:But now she's rewarded me ill for my love W:She's gone tae get wed tae another W: W:2 W:When I saw my love tae the kirk go W:Wi bride and bridemaidens they made a fine show W:And I followed after, my heart filled wi woe W:To see my love wed tae another W: W:3 W:When I saw my love sit doon tae dine W:I sat doon beside her and poured oot the wine W:And I drank tae the lassie that shoulda been mine W:But she's gone tae be wed tae another W: W:4 W:The men of yon forest, they ask it o' me W:How many strawberries grow in the salt sea W:I answer them back wi a tear in ma e'e W:How many ships sail in the forest W: W:5 W:Go dig me a grave, both long, wide and deep W:And cover it over wi florets sae sweet W:And I'll turn in for to take a long sleep W:And maybe in time I'll forget her W: W:6 W:And they dug him a grave, both long, wide and deep W:And they covered it over wi florets sae sweet W:And he's turned in for to take a long sleep W:And maybe by now he's forgot her % W: W:Alternative W: % W:I once loved a lass - I loved her sae weel W:I hated all others who spoke of her ill. W:But now she's rewarded me well for my love W:For she's gone tae be wed tae another. W: . W:I saw my love To the church go W:The bridegroom and bridemaidens they made a fine show W:And I followed on with my heart full of woe W:She's gone tae be wed tae another. W: . W:I saw my love Sit doon to dine W:As I sat doon beside her I poured oot the wine, W:I drank to the lassie that should have been mine W:Even though she'd been wed tae another. W: . W:The men o' the forest They asked o' me W:How many strawberries grow in the salt sea? W:I answered them all wi' a tear in my e'e W:How many ships sail in the forest? W:. W:Dig me a grave Dig it sae deep W:And cover me over with flowers sae sweet W:And I will lie doon and I'll tak a lang sleep W:And maybe in time I'll forget her. % % % % %

					
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