The Cuckoo

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – The Cuckoo Download sheet music (pdf) The Cuckoo The cuckoo is a bonny bird, She sings as she flies She brings us glad tidings, She tells us no lies, She sips the sweet flowers, To make her voice clear, And she always sings “cuckoo” When summer is near.…

Read More

The False Lover

Carrie Grover Project · Carrie Grover – The False Lover Download sheet music (pdf) Our captain says, “Away all hands tomorrow,” Leaving you girls behind in said grief and sorrow. Dry up those briny tears and don’t be a-weeping, For so happy we will be, my love, at our next meeting. She threw her arms…

Read More

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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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,…

Read More