Star of Donegal, The
A song in the key of Bm
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X:2300 T:Star of Donegal, The R:song Z:id:hn-song-128 M:C| L:1/8 Q:1/2=50 K:Bm B,2 | B,3C D3E | F2(GF) B,3B, | B2B2 (BA)(FE) | F6 (B,C) | D2E2 F2 (dc) | B2B2 (BA2)F | (FG)(FE) D2C2 | B,6 (B,C) | D2E2 F2 (dc) | B2B2 (BA2)F/F/ | A2A2 B2FE | F6 B,C | D2E2 F2 (dc) | B2B2 (BA2)F | (FG)(FE) D2C2 | B,6 || W:One evening fair to take the air alone I chanced to stray W:down by a limpid silver stream that flows beside the way, W:I overheard two lovers talking by an ancient ruined hall, W:and the fair one's name was Mary Jane, the Star of Donegal. W: W:My sweet fair maid, the youth did say, at home I cannot stay. W:To California's gold fields I'm bound to cross the sea, W:to accumulate a fortune great, and build a splendid hall, W:to decorate and cultivate the land of Donegal. W: W:So she blushed and sighed and then replied, it grieves my heart full sore, W:To think you are compelled to go and leave the Shamrock shore, W:Here is my faithful promise that I'll wed with none at all, W:But I'll stay at home and will not roam away from Donegal. W: W:So he held her in his arms and said, my darling well you know W:I love you very dearly and loth I am to go, W:Let us get wed without fear or dread, that puts an end to all, W:And then I'll have my darling girl, the Star of Donegal. W: W:So she gave consent and off they went to meet with Father Hugh W:Who joined their hands in wedlock bands and bade them both adieu. W:From Derry quay they sailed away and bade farewell to all W:And now they're in Americay, far away from Donegal.