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"Barbara Allen" Traditional Folk


Verse 1:

A chord diagramC majorC
In Scarlet town, where I was born
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There was a fair maid dwelling
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Made every youth cry well away
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For her name was Barbara Allen
Verse 2:

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Twas in the merry month of May
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The green buds were a swelling
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Sweet William on his deathbed lay
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For the love of Barbara Allen


Verse 3:

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He sent his servant to the town
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To the place where she was dwelling
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Saying you must come to my master dear
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If your name be Barbara Allen
Verse 4:

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So slowly slowly she got up
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And slowly she drew nigh him
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And the only words to him did say
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"Young man I think your dying."


Verse 5:

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He turned his face unto the wall
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And death was in him welling
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Good-bye Good-bye to my friends all
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Be good to Barbara Allen


Verse 6:

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As she was walking oer the fields
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Ahe heard the death bell knelling
A chord diagramFF                   A chord diagramC majorC  A chord diagramG/BG/B  A chord diagramA minorAm
and every stroke it seemed to say
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Hardhearted Barbara Allen


Verse 7:

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Oh Mother mother make my bed
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Make it long and narrow
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Sweet William died of love for me
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And I will die of sorrow


Verse 8:

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And Father, Father dig my grave
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Dig it long and narrow
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Sweet William died on yesterday
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And I will die tomorrow


Verse 9:

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They buried her in the old churchyard
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They buried William beside her
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And From his heart grew a red red rose
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From Barbara Allens grew a briar


Verse 10:

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They grew and grew to the old churchyard
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Till they could grow no higher
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And there they twined in a true love's knot
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And the rose grew round the briar