The Fields of Athenry
A song in the key of G
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Abc sheet music for Fields of Athenry, The
X:2237 T:Fields of Athenry, The R:song C:Pete St John Z:id:hn-song-65 M:C L:1/8 Q:1/4=120 K:G DD | D3D G2A2 | B6 B2 | c3c c2d2 | (B4- BcBG) | A8 | dd3 d2B2 | c3d c2B2 | A8- | A4 B2c2 | d3d d2B2 | c6 dc | B3A (GA)B2 | A6 DD | AA3 B2c2 | B2A2 G2F2 | G8- | G8 || d8 | e6 d2 | G4 zDGA | B6 A2 | G3D G2A2 | B4 c2d2 | A8- | A6 (Bc) | d3d d2B2 | c6 dc | B3A (GA2)B | A6 DD | A2A2 B2c2 | B2A2 G2F2 | G8- | G6 || W:By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young girl calling, W:Michael they are taking you away, W:For you stole Trevelyan's corn, so the young might see the morn, W:Now a prison ship lies waiting in the bay. W: W:Chorus: W:Low lie the fields of Athenry, where once we watched the small free birds fly, W:Our love was on the wing, we had dreams and songs to sing, W:It's so lonely round the fields of Athenry. W: W:By a lonely prison wall, I heard a young man calling, W:Nothing matters Mary when your free, W:Against the famine and the crown, I rebelled, they ran me down, W:Now you must raise our child with dignity. W: W:Chorus W: W:By a lonely harbour wall, she watched the last star falling, W:As the prison ship sailed out against the sky, W:For she lives in hope and prays for her love in Botany Bay, W:It's so lonely round the fields of Athenry W: W:Chorus