Sinéad O'Connor

The Butcher Boy

Sinéad O'Connor

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The Butcher Boy

	  		
C          G7 
In Dublin Town 
              C 
where I did dwell 
           G7  
A butcher boy 
            C  
Iloved so well, 
            Am 
He courted me 
          Dm 
my life  away 
              G7 
And now with me, 
               C 
he will not stay, 


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G7 I wish I wish C But I wish in vain G7 I wish I was C A maid again? Am But a maid again Dm I ne'er can be G7 Till apples grow C On an ivy tree
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She went upstairs To go to bed And calling to Her mother said Bring me a chair Till I sit down And a pen and ink Till I write down
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I wish I wish But I wish in vain I wish I was A maid again But a maid again I ne'er can be TiII apples grow On an ivy tree
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He went upstairs And the door he broke And found her hanging From her rope He took his knife And cut her down And in her pocket These words he found: "oh, make my grave Large, wide and deep Put a marble stone At my head and feet And in the middle A turtle dove So the world may know I died of love".

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