Farewell to Nancy

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – Farewell To Nancy Download sheet music (pdf) I’ve travelled this country both early and late. I’ve travelled this country when hard was my fate Fell in love with a pretty fair maid, but she does me disdain. Oft times she has slighted me, but I’ll try her again.…

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Farmer’s Boy

The sun had set behind the hill, across the dreary moor, When wet and cold there came a boy, up to the farmer’s door “Can you tell me,” said he “If any there be, Who would like to give employ For to plow, for to sow, for to harrow and to mow For to be…

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George Riley

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – George Riley Download sheet music (pdf) When I arrived in the county Antrim To view the banks fo the sweet harmony, I espied a damsel so fair and handsome you would really have thought she was the queen of May/ I stepped up to her, I did salute…

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Girl I Left Behind

My parents reared me tenderly. They had no child but me. But I being fond of roving with them did not agree. Then I became a rover soon which grieved their hearts full sore. I left my aged parents never to see them more. There was a wealthy gentleman resided in that part He had…

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There She Stands a Lovely Creature

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – There She Stands A Lovely Creature Download sheet music (pdf) There she stands a lovely creature Who she is I do not know. I will court her for her beauty. She can only answer, “No.” Madam, I have gold and silver. Madam, I have houses and land. Madam,…

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Till It Is Clear Day

It was down in Cupid’s garden, where my love and I we chanced to meet. I put my arms around her and gave to her some kisses sweet. Chorus: For it’s not the time to go, boys, For to go, boys, for to go away For it’s not the time for to go, boys, We…

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What News from Ireland, Brave Mouse?

A Faction Song (Sung to the tune “Wearing of the Green”) Note: My father said that the brave mouse referred to a spy whom the king had sent out to spy on the Catholics. My grandfather knew a great many songs and I have heard my mother tell a story about his young days, while…

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Adieu to Erin

Adieu to Erin Farewell, dear Erin, I now must leave you Where here I’ve spent many a happy day. With lads and lassies and sparkling glasses And now I’m bound for America. Farewell, dear Erin, I now must leave you And cross the seas to a foreign clime Away from friends and kind relations, And…

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