Rocks of Bawn
A song in the key of G
Slow, free rhythm
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Abc sheet music for Rocks of Bawn
X:2212 T:Rocks of Bawn R:song H:Slow, free rhythm Z:id:hn-song-40 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=160 K:G (GA) | B4 G2 | (A3G) (ED) | E2 G4- | G4 (GE) | D4 E2 | G4 G2 | G6- | G4 Bd | e4 d2 | d4 e2 | (B4 A2) | G4 Bd | d4 dd | (B3A) (GD) | E6- | E4 e2 | e4 d2 | d4 e2 | (B4 A2) | G4 Bd | d4 d2 | (B3A) (GD) | E6- | E4 AA | A4 B2 | d4 e2 | (G3 A B2) | (A2 G2) E2 | D4 E2 | G4 G2 | G6 || W:Come all ye loyal heroes and listen unto me. W:Never hire with any master till you know what your work will be W:For you must rise up early by the clear day light till the dawn W:or you never will be able to plough the Rocks of Bawn. W: W:Now rise up, gallant Sweeney, and give your horse some hay W:Go give him a good feed of oats before you're going away W:Don't feed him on soft turnip that grows on your green lawn W:Or you never will be able to plough the Rocks of Bawn. W: W:My curse upon you, Sweeney, you had me nearly robbed W:You were sitting by the fireside, with your doodeen in your gob W:You're sitting by the fireside, from clear daylight till dawn W:And you never will be able to plough the Rocks of Bawn W: W:My shoes they are all worn out, my stockings are all thin W:My heart is always trembling, for fear I might give in W:My heart is always trembling, from clear daylight till the dawn W:I'm afraid I'll ne'er be able to plough the Rocks of Bawn. W: W:I wish the Sergeant-Major would send for me in time W:And place me in some regiment all in my youth and prime W:I'd fight for Ireland's glory, from the clear daylight till the dawn W:And I never would return again to plough the Rocks of Bawn.