Adieu, Proud-Hearted Girl

Adieu, Proud-Hearted Girl Adieu, proud hearted girl, adieu, all pleasant times are over. I have seen the time I’d have wed with you and have proved your constant lover. But since you’ve been so free in telling me that you’ve no mind to marry I will be just as free in telling thee that I’ve…

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Fair Sally

There was a fair lady to England she came, A beautiful damsel, fair Sally by name, Her riches were more than a king e’er possessed, And her wit and her beauty exceeded the rest. A noble young squire that lived in that place Would have courted this lady of beauty and grace, But she was…

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Dark Eyed Sailor

‘Tis of a lady both young and fair, As she walked out for to take the air She met a sailor on her way. So, I paid attention. So, I paid attention. To hear what they would say. He says, “Fair maiden, why roam alone; The day is passed and the night coming on.” She…

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The Banks of Inverness

The Banks of Inverness As I walked out one morning down by the riverside, To hear the small birds singing and to watch the waters glide, There I espied a fair one all in her morning dress. “Oh, a sailor gay,” I heard her say on the banks of Inverness. I stepped up to this…

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Gently Jinnie Fair Rosemary

I married a wife, I took her home. Gently, Jinnie, fair Rosemary. But I think I married a little too soon, As the dew flies over the mulberry tree. My wife would neither card nor spin, Gently Jinnie, fair Rosemary; She was afraid of soiling her delicate skin As the dew flies over the mulberry…

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The Bonnet So Blue

The Bonnet So Blue It was down in Green Alley in the town of Lockshire, I lived at my ease and was free from all care. I lived in great splendor and of sweethearts had two, But was wounded by one in his bonnet so blue. One morning very early I arose from my bed.…

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The Braes of Balquither

The Braes of Balquither Will you go, lassie, go to the braies of Balquither, Where the high mountains row ‘mid the bonnie blooming heather, Where the roe and the deer they go bounding on together, Spend the long summer day near the braes of Balquither? Oh no, oh no, kind sir, I’m too young to…

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The Lover Proved False

As I walked out one May morning, When the small birds sang so sweet, I leaned myself against an old oak tree To see two lovers meet. To see two lovers meet my dear, And to hear what they would say. That I might learn a little of their mind, Before I went away. Come…

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Captain Kidd

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – Captain Kidd Download sheet music (pdf) Captain Kidd Oh my name was Robert Kidd as I sailed, as I sailed Oh my name was Robert Kidd as I sailed My name was Robert Kidd and God’s laws I did forbid And most wickedly I did as I sailed…

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The Constant Farmer’s Son

  There was a pretty fair maid, in London she did dwell She was comely fair and handsome, Her parents loved her well. She was wooed by lord and nobleman, but all their love was vain. There was but one, the farmer’s son, Who Mary’s heart did gain. Long time young William courted her, they…

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Prentice Boy

Prentice Boy is one of the songs handed down from Carrie’s great grandmother, Sallie Pitts. Download sheet music (pdf)

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