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Flower Of Sweet Strabane ukulele

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# This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
# song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
Flower of Sweet Strabane chords
Irish Traditional

Capo I

Am  G  Am

   Am             G                                       Am
If I were King of Ireland's Isle and had all things at my will
                  G                              Am
I'd roam for recreation and I'd seek for comfort still
                    G                             Am
The comfort I would ask for, so that you may understand
                       G                               Am
Is to win the heart of Martha, the Flower of Sweet Strabane

    Am                G                           Am
Her cheeks they are a ruby red, her hair a lovely brown
                        G                             Am
And o'er her milk white shoulders it carelessly hangs down
                   G                                 Am
She is the fairest creature and the pride of all her clan
                     G                                Am
And my heart is captivated by the flower of Sweet Strabane

     Am               G                             Am
Well I've been in the Phoenix Park and in Killarney fair
                    G                               Am
The lovely glens of Antrim and the winding banks of Clare
                  G                       Am
In all my earthly travels I never yet met one
                           G                                   Am
That could compare, I do declare, with the Flower of Sweet Strabane

    Am             G                                  Am
But since I cannot gain her love, no joy there is for me
                   G                              Am
And I must seek forgetfulness in lands across the sea
                    G                              Am
Unless she cares to follow me, I swear by my right hand
                      G                                      Am
McKenna's face you'll ne'er more see, my Flower of Sweet Strabane

       Am                G                              Am
So its farewell to sweet Derry Quay, New Mills and Waterside
                       G                     Am
I'll sail out o'er the ocean, whatever may betide
                    G                             Am
I'll sail away from Derry Quay out by the Isle of Man
                         G                               Am
And I'll bid farewell to Martha, the Flower of Sweet Strabane



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