Mudcat Café message #248035 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #22724   Message #248035
Posted By: Snuffy
27-Jun-00 - 05:08 PM
Thread Name: Lyr/Tune: Maggie
Subject: Lyr/Chords Add: MAGGIE / NORA
Hi Branwen

Enter "Maggie" in the "Digitrad Lyrics Search" box at the top of the forum page to find the words. There isn't a tune in the DT, but I'm sending a midi to Alan for the mudcat midi pages. You can use MidiNotate free software to print out the midi as sheet music. There's been a thread on MidiNotate this year. Send me a Mudcat Personal Message if you want me to e-mail you the midi direct.

There is another very similar song common in Ireland (not in DT) which uses the same tune:

NORA
The [D]violets were scenting the [G]woods, [Em]Nora,
Dis[D]playing their [Bm]charms to the [Em]bee[A],
When I [D]first said I [D7]loved only [G]you, [Em]Nora,
And [D]you said you [A7]loved only [D]me.

CHORUS:
The [G]chestnut bloom gleamed through the [D]glade, Nora,
The [A]robin sang [E]out from each [A7]tree,
When I [D]first said I [D7]loved only [G]you, [Em]Nora,
And [D]you said you [A7]loved only [D]me.

The golden-dewed daffodils shone, Nora,
And danced in the breeze on the lea,
When I first said I loved only you, Nora,
And you said you loved only me.

The birds in the trees sang their songs, Nora,
Of happier transports to be,
When I first said I loved only you, Nora,
And you said you loved only me.

Our hopes they have never come true, Nora,
Our dreams they were never to be,
When I first said I loved only you, Nora,
And you said you loved only me.



Wassail! V