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shipcmo Sea Chantey Lyrics, MIDI tunes, & MP3's (54* d) Lyr/Tune Add: MAGGIE MAY 21 Feb 11


MAGGIE MAY


'Twas the good ship Carolina that paid off in Liverpool
O and two-pound-ten a month it was my pay;
O wasn't I a fool in the town of Liverpool
When I fell in with a girl called Maggie May?

CHORUS:
O is that you, Maggie May?
O they're taking you away,
And you'll never see old Lime Street any more,
For the judge he guilty found her for robbing a homeward-bounder
And he paid her passage to Van Diamond's shore.
In the morning when I woke,
I was absolutely broke,
And me suit of clothes had surely walked away,
She'd left a pair of dungarees, they were baggy at the knees,
And vanished was the girl called Maggie May.
(CHORUS)


X:1
T:Maggie May
L:1/8
M:4/4
K:C
C2 E2 | G2 G2 G2 A2 | G2 E2 D2 C2 | F2 G2 A2 B2 | c4 z2 cA | G2 G2 G3 G | A2 G2 G2 E2 | D4 z4 | z6 G2 |G2 A2 G3 G | G4 E2 C2 | F2 F2 F A3 |c4 B A3 | G G3 c3 E | G2 ^F2 =F D3 | C2 z4 | z4 || c2 B2 |A2 F2 F2 F2 | F4 B2 A2 | G2 E2 E2 E2 | E4 C2 E2 | G G3 G2 G2 |A2 A2 G E3 | D4 z4 | z4 C2 E2 |G2 G2 G2 A2 | G2 E4 C2 | FF F2 F2 G2 | A2 c2 B2 A2 | G2 G2 B A3 | G2 ^F2 =F2 D2 | C4 z4| z4 ||
w:'Twas the good ship Car o li na that paid off in Liv er pool O and two pound-ten a month it was my pay;   O was n't I a fool in the town of Liv er pool When I fell in with a girl called Mag gie May? O is that you, Mag gie May?   O they're tak ing you a way, And you'll nev er see old Lime Street an y more, For the judge he guil ty found her for rob bing a home ward bound er And he paid her pas sage to Van Dia mond's shore.

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