Two Sisters, The

A song in the key of D

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Abc sheet music for Two Sisters, The
X:2255 T:Two Sisters, The R:song C:Lyrics trad with additions and melody by Andy Irvine Z:id:hn-song-83 M:2/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=90 K:D D | D(D/E/) F(E/D/) | [M:3/4] FA B2 AB | [M:2/4] D2 F(E/D/) | B,3 A,/B,/ | D(D/E/) F(E/D/) | FA B3/2 c/ | d3/2d/ (B/A)F/ | B3 A | Bc dB | AB D3/2 E/ | FE DB, | [M:3/4] DE B,2 A,B, | [M:2/4] D2 FA | dB- B B | AF E(F/E/) | D3 || W:There were two sisters side by side W: Sing aye-dum, sing aye-day W:There were two sisters side by side W: The boys are bound for me W:There were two sisters side by side W:The eldest one for Johnny cried W: I'll be true unto my love W: If he'll be true to me W: W:Johnny bought the youngest a beaver hat W:The eldest didn't think much of that W: W:Johnny bought the youngest a gay gold ring W:He never bought the eldest a single thing W: W:As they were walking by the foamy brim W:The eldest pushed the youngest in W: W:Sister, oh sister, give me your hand W:And you can have Johnny and all his land W: W:Sister, I'll not give you my hand W:For I'll have Johnny and all his land W: W:So away she sank and away she swam W:Until she came to the Miller's dam W: W:The Miller, he took her gay gold ring W:And then he pushed her in again W: W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head W: Sing aye-dum, sing aye-day W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head W: The boys are bound for me W:The Miller, he was hanged on the mountain head W:The eldest sister was boiled in lead W: I'll be true unto my love W: If he'll be true to me
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