Rose Connelly Traditional play this in a 3/4 waltz time with a little swing or syncopation F Bb F Dm Down in the willow garden, where me and my love did meet, F Bb F C7 F There we sat a-courting, and my love dropped off to sleep. Bb F Bb Dm I had a bottle of the Burglar's wine, which my true love did not know, F Bb F C7 F And there I poisoned that dear little girl down under the banks below. F Bb F Dm I stabbed her with a dagger, which was my bloody knife. F Bb F C7 F I threw her in the river, which was a dreadful sight. Bb F Bb Dm My father often told me that money would set me free, F Bb F C7 F If I would murder that dear little girl, whose name was Rose Connelly. F Bb F Dm But now he sits in his own cottage door, a-wiping his weeping eye, F Bb F C7 F A-waiting for his own dear son upon the scaffold high. Bb F Bb Dm My race is run beneath the sun. Lo, Hell's now waiting for me, F Bb F C7 F For I have murdered that girl I love, whose name was Rose Connelly.