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Johnny, Lovely Johnny

A Song in the key of D
 

ABC Notation

X:2321 T:Johnny, Lovely Johnny R:song D:Dolores Keane & John Faulkner: Broken Hearted I'll Wander Z:id:hn-song-149 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=100 K:DA2 | d2 d2 (dB) | A2 F2 AF | E3 D C2 | D4 (cd) | e2 A2 de | (fe) d2 fd | A2 FE D2 | E4 cd | e2 A2 de | (fe) d2 (fd) | A2 (FE) D2 | E4 (A/B/)c | d2 (de) (dB) | A2 F2 (AF) | E2 D3 C | D4 || W:The high walls of Derry look dismal and grey, W:And so does lovely Johnny, he is now going away. W:He is going to bonny Scotland some sweetheart to see. W:May the high powers above send him safe home to me. W: W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, do you mind the day, W:When you came to my window to steal me away? W:You promised you would marry me above all female kind. W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, what has altered your mind? W: W:Oh, Annie, lovely Annie, it was all but in jest, W:For I never intended to make you my best. W:I never intended to make you my wife. W:Oh, Annie, lovely Annie, all the days of my life. W: W:The first time I met you, 'tis well I do own, W:'Twas in my father's garden in the County Tyrone, W:With my white apron round us, to shield out the wind. W:Oh, Johnny, lovely Johnny, what has altered your mind? W: W:A bunch of blue ribbons I will tie up and wear, W:And a wreath of forget-me-nots I will twine round my hair. W:And if ever he returns again, I will greet him with joy, W:And I will kiss the lips of my own Johnny boy.