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OldPossum Lyr Req: Charles in France (16) Tune Add: Charles in France 23 Apr 04


X:11
T:Charles In France
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:Ab
(FG) (AB) c3 B-|B B2 A G2 E2 | (FG) (AB) c3 c | e3 f c4 |
w: Had_ we_ but a _thou-sand troop-ers, Had_ we_ but a thou-sand more!
w: What_ kind_ draught can _nat-ure of-fer Strong_ e_-nough to lull their sting?
e2 e2 e3 c | B3 A G2 E2 |1 (FG) (AB) c3 d |
w: Nob-le Perth, I hear them com-ing! Hear!_ the_ Eng-lish
w: Bet-ter to be born a peas-ant * * * * * *
(cB) (AG) F4 :|2 (FG) (AB) c3 d |
w: can_-nons'_ roar.
w: *****Than_ to_ live an
M:6/4
(cB) (AG) F8 ||
w: ex_-iled_ king!
M:4/4
F2 (FE) F2 F2-|F E2 F G2 B2 |
w: Trust-y_ Kep-poch! _stout Glen-gar-ry!
F2 (FE) F2 F2 | G3 E F4 |
w: Gal-lant_ Gor-don! wise Loch-eill!
F2 (FE) F2 F2-|F E2 F G2 B2 |
w: Bid the_ clans-men _hold to-ge-ther,
B2 A2 c3 c | B2 G2 F4-|F4 z4 |]
w: Fast and fell, and firm as steel._


An ABC of the tune, as sung by the McCalmans. Thanks to the aforementioned close harmony singing, I had to do a little bit of guessing when it came to the chorus, but I think I got it right.


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