Follow Me Up to Carlow
A song in the key of Edor
Words by Patrick Joseph McCall (1861-1919)
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Abc sheet music for Follow Me Up to Carlow
X:2226 T:Follow Me Up to Carlow R:song H:Words by Patrick Joseph McCall (1861-1919) Z:id:hn-song-54 M:6/8 L:1/8 K:Edor E2E E2D | B,2C D3 | E2E G2A | B2A G2 F | E2E E2D | B,2C D2D | E2E F2D | E6 || E2E E2D | B,2C D3 | E2E G2A | B2A G2 F | E2E E2D | B,2C D2D | EEE F2D | E6 || B2c d3 | B2c d3 | FFF F2E | DDE F3 | B2c d2B | e2c d3 | F2F F2D | E3 E3 || B2c d2c | B2c d3 | F2F F2E | D2E F3 | BBc d2B | edc d3 | FFF F2D | E3 E3 || W:Lift MacCahir Og your face, brooding o'er the old disgrace W:That black FitzWilliam stormed your place and drove you to the Fern W:Grey said victory was sure soon the firebrand he'd secure, W:Until he met at Glenmalure with Fiach MacHugh O'Byrne. W: W:Chorus: W:Curse and swear Lord Kildare, Fiach will do what Fiach will dare W:Now FitzWilliam, have a care, fallen is your star, low W:Up with halberd out with sword, on we'll go for by the lord W:Fiach MacHugh has given the word, follow me up to Carlow. W: W:See the swords of Glen Imaal, flashing o'er the English Pale W:See all the children of the Gael, beneath O'Byrne's banners W:Rooster of the fighting stock, would you let a Saxon cock W:Crow out upon an Irish rock, fly up and teach him manners. W: W:Chorus W: W:From Tassagart to Clonmore, there flows a stream of Saxon gore W:Oh, great is Rory Og O'Moore, at sending loons to Hades. W:White is sick and Grey is fled, as for black FitzWilliam's head W:We'll send it over, dripping red, to Queen Liza and her ladies.