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Barbara Dickson - The Laird Of Dainty Dounby


CAPO: 4th Fret




[INTRO:] Am

[VERSE 1:]
                                   Em
A lassie was milkin' her faither's kye
       G                                      Bm
When a gentleman on horseback, he cam' ridin' by
   Am                                    Em
A gentleman on horseback, he cam' ridin' by
           Am           Em     D
He was the Laird o' the Dainty Dounby


[VERSE 2:]
    Am                             Em
“Oh lassie, oh lassie, what wad ye gie
   G                         Bm
If I was to lay ae nicht wi' ye?”
    Am                                Em
“To lie ae nicht that'll never, never dee
           Am           Em     D
When ye're Laird o' the Dainty Dounby”


[VERSE 3:]
         Am                           Em
Well, he dinned her by the middle sae sma'
   G                                  Bm
He laid her doon where the grass grew lang
       Am                                    Em
Twas a lang, lang time ere he raised her up again
               Am            Em     D
Sayin', “Ye're Lady owre the Dainty Dounby”


[VERSE 4:]
         Am                                     Em
Well, it fell upon a day, and a bonnie summer's day
   G                                            Bm
To face the lassie's faither, some money had to pay
   Am                                           Em
To face the lassie's faither, some money had to pay
        Am           Em     D
Tae the Laird o' the Dainty Dounby


[VERSE 5:]
     Am                              Em
“Oh, a' good mornin', an' how dae ye do?
    G                          Bm
And hoo is yer dochter Janetie noo?
    Am                        Em
And hoo's yer dochter Janetie noo
        Am              Em     D
Since I laid her in the Dainty Dounby?”


[VERSE 6:]
     Am                           Em
“Oh, my wee Janet, she's nae very weel
   G                            Bm
My dochter Janet she looks unco pale
   Am                              Em
My dochter Janet aye cowken at her kail
          Am              Em     D
Since you laid her in the Dainty Dounby”


[VERSE 7:]
         Am                           Em
Well, he dinned her by the lily-white hand
       G                                       Bm
And he showed her his rooms, there were twenty-one
   Am                     Em
He put the keys intae her hand
               Am            Em     D
Sayin', “Ye're Lady owre the Dainty Dounby”
               Am            Em     D
Sayin', “Ye're Lady owre the Dainty Dounby”

            
            
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