The Water Is Wide
A song in the key of G
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Abc sheet music for Water Is Wide, The
X:2305 T:Water Is Wide, The R:song D:Humdingers D:Niamh Parsons Z:id:hn-song-133 M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=70 K:G D G/G/A | B4-B A/A/ GE | D4-D D GF | G4-G (G/A/) Bc | A4-A A Bc | d4-d c/B/ AG | B4-B A GE | D4-D D GF | G4-G || W:The water is wide, and I can't swim over, W:and neither have I wings to fly, W:Build me a boat that can carry two, W:And both shall row, my love and I. W: W:There is a ship and she sails the sea, W:She's loaded deep as deep can be, W:But not so deep as the love I'm in, W:I know not how to sink or swim. W: W:I leaned my back against an oak, W:Thinking it was the strongest tree, W:But first it bent and then it broke, W:And that's the way love treated me. W: W:For love is handsome and love is fine, W:The sweetest flower that ever grew, * W:But love grows old and waxes cold, W:And fades away like summer dew. W: W:When salt sea turns far inland, W:And mussels grow on every tree, W:When cockle shells make Christmas bells, W:Then would I lose my love for thee. W: W:* or: And love's a jewel, when first it's new,