Paddy's Lamentation

A song in the key of Dm

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X:2207 T:Paddy's Lamentation R:song Z:id:hn-song-35 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=80 K:Dm F2 G2 | A3 A _B2 G2 | A4 A2 F2 | G3 A G2 E2 | C6 C2 | D D3 ^F2 G2 | A d3 d2 e2 | (d4-dcAG) | A4 (F2G2) | A2 A2 _B2 G2 | A4 A2 F2 | G2 A2 G2 E2 | C4 D2 E2 | F F3 E2 D2 | E2 A2 (A2{BA}) G2 | E2 D6- | D4 z4 || D4 D4 | d8 | A2 G4 A =B | c6 D D | D D3 ^F2 G2 | A2 d2 d2 e2 | (d4-dcAG) | A4 F2 G2 | A A3 _B2 G2 | A4 A2 F2 | G2 A2 G E3 | C4 D2 E2 | F F3 E2 D2 | E2 A2 (A2{BA}) G2 | E D7- | D4 || W:Well it's by the hush me boys, and sure that's to hold your noise W:and listen to poor Paddy's sad narration. W:I was by hunger pressed, and in poverty distressed, W:So I took a thought I'd leave the Irish nation. W: W:Chorus: W:Here's you boys, now take my advice W:to Americay I'll have yous not be coming W:there is nothing here but war, where the murdering cannons roar, W:and I wish I was at home in dear old Dublin. W: W:Chorus W: W:Well, I sold me horse and cow, my little pigs and sow W:My little plot of land I soon did part with W:And me sweetheart Bid McGee I'm afraid I'll never see W:For I left her there that morning broken hearted. W: W:Chorus W: W:Well, meself and a hundred more, to Americay sailed o'er W:Our fortunes to be made we were thinkin' W:When we got to Yankee land, they shoved a gun into our hands W:Sayin': "Paddy, you must go and fight for Lincoln." W: W:Chorus W: W:General Meagher to us he said, if you get shot or lose your leg W:Every single one of yous will get a pension. W:Well, myself I lost me leg, they gave me a wooden peg W:And by God this is the truth to you I mention. W: W:Chorus W: W:Now I think myself in luck if I get fed on Indian buck, W:and old Ireland, is the country I delight in. W:And the Devil I do say, it's curse Americay, W:For I think I've had enough of your hard fightin'. W: W:Chorus
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