The Rambling Rover
A song in the key of G
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Abc sheet music for Rambling Rover, The
X:2279 T:Rambling Rover, The R:song C:Andy M. Stewart (1952-2015), Scotland Z:id:hn-song-107 M:6/8 L:1/8 Q:3/8=100 K:G P:Chorus D D2E | G2G A2A | A2G- G2d | d2B d2e | e2d- d Bd | e2e g2f | e2d B2G | AAB A2G | E3 D2E | G2G A2A | A2G- G2d | d2B d2e | e2d- d Bd | e2e g2f | e2d B2G | ABA G2F | G4- G || P:Verse: D | GGG A2A | A2G- G2d | d2B d2e | e2d- d Bd | eee g2f | e2d B2G | AAB A2G | E3 D2E | G2G A2A | A2G- Gdd | d2B d2e | e2d- d Bd | e2e g2f | e2d B2G | ABA G2F | G2 || W:Chorus: W:Oh, there are sober men and plenty, and drunkards barely twenty, W:There are men of over ninety that have never yet kissed a girl. W:But give me a ramblin' rover, frae Orkney down to Dover. W:We will roam the country over and together we'll face the world. W: W:There's many that feign enjoyment from merciless employment, W:Their ambition was this deployment from the minute they left the school. W:And they save and scrape and ponder, while the rest go out and squander, W:See the world and rove and wander and they're happier as a rule. W: W:Chorus W: W:I have roamed through all the nations, taken delight in all creation, W:I've enjoyed a wee sensation where the company it was kind. W:But when parting was no pleasure, I've drunk another measure W:To the good friends that we treasure, for they always are on our mind. W: W:Chorus W: W:If you're bent with arthiritis, your bowels have got colitis, W:You have galloping ballicitus, and you're thinkin' it's time you died, W:If you been a man of action, though you're lying there in traction, W:You may gain some satisfaction thinkin', "Jesus, at least I tried!" W: W:Chorus