Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

A song in the key of Em

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X:2238 T:Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye R:song C:Lyrics by Joseph B. Geoghegan (published in 1867) Z:id:hn-song-66 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 K:Em B, | B,2E E2F | G2F G2E | D3- D2B, | D3- D2 B, | B,2E E2F | G2F G2A | B3- B2G | B3- B2 B | B2B B2G | A2A A2F | GGG GFE | FFF F2 A | B2B A2A | G2G F3 | EEE E2D | E3 E2 || W:While on the road to sweet Athy, hurroo, hurroo W:While on the road to sweet Athy, hurroo, hurroo W:While on the road to sweet Athy W:A stick in me hand and a drop in me eye W:A doleful damsel I heard cry, W:Johnny I hardly knew ye. W: W:Chorus: W:With your drums and guns and drums and guns, hurroo, hurroo W:With your drums and guns and drums and guns, hurroo, hurroo W:With your drums and guns and drums and guns W:The enemy nearly slew ye W:Oh my darling dear, ye look so queer W:Johnny I hardly knew ye. W: W:Where are your eyes that looked so mild, hurroo, hurroo W:Where are your eyes that looked so mild, hurroo, hurroo W:Where are your eyes that looked so mild W:When my poor heart you first beguiled W:Why did ye run from me and the child W:Oh Johnny, I hardly knew ye. W: W:Chorus W: W:Where are your legs with which ye run, hurroo, hurroo W:Where are your legs with which ye run, hurroo, hurroo W:Where are your legs with which ye run W:When first you learned to carry a gun W:Indeed your dancing days are done W:Oh Johnny, I hardly knew ye. W: W:Chorus W: W:Ye haven't an arm, ye haven't a leg, hurroo, hurroo W:Ye haven't an arm, ye haven't a leg, hurroo, hurroo W:Ye haven't an arm, ye haven't a leg W:Ye're an armless, boneless, chickenless egg W:Ye'll have to put with a bowl to beg W:Oh Johnny I hardly knew ye. W: W:Chorus W: W:I'm happy for to see ye home, hurroo, hurroo W:I'm happy for to see ye home, hurroo, hurroo W:I'm happy for to see ye home W:All from the island of Sulloon W:So low in flesh, so high in bone W:Oh Johnny I hardly knew ye. W: W:Chorus W: W:They're rolling out the guns again, hurroo, hurroo W:They're rolling out the guns again, hurroo, hurroo W:They're rolling out the guns again W:But they never will take our sons again W:to turn them into fighting men W:Johnny I'm swearing to ye. W: W:Chorus
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