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Virag’s tunebook: polkas

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Black Is The Colour

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T: Black Is The Colour
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
"Am"E E A, |"F"C C3-|C2 C C|"G"D2 B,2|"Am"A,4 | z3 E|"C"E G2 E|"F"A4-|
A2 G2|"G"B4-|B2 G2|"E"E4-|E2 E/E/ E|"C"E2 G2|"F"A4-|A2 G G|
"G" B4-|B2 G2|"E" E4-|E2 E E|"Am"E3 A,|"F"C4-|C2 B, D-|"G"D2 B,2|"Am"A,4|A,2 z ||
T: Black Is The Colour
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Amin
"Am"E E2 A,2 |"F"C2 C6-|C4 C2 C2|"G"D4 B,4|"Am"A,8 | z6 E2|"C"E2-G4 E2|"F"A8-|A4 G4|"G"B8-|B4 G4|"E"E8-|E4 EE E2|"C"E4 G4|"F"A8-|A4 G2 G2|"G" B8-|B4 G4|"E" E8-|E4 E2 E2|"Am"E6 A,2|"F"C8-|C4 B,2 D2-|"G"D4 B,4|"Am"A,8-|A4 z ||
T: Black Is The Colour
R: polka
M: 2/4
L: 1/8
K: Emin
BB/E/ | "C" G<(G (G2) | "D" G)F/G/ AF | "Em" E4 | z B Be |
w: Black is the co-lour__ of my true love's hair. His lips are
"C" (e4 | "D" e)(d/e/) (f/e/)d | "Em" B4 | z/B/B/B/ Be |
w: like_ some_rose_ so fair. He has the sweet-est
"C" (e4 | "D" e)d/e/ (f/e/)d | "Em" B4 | zB cB/E/ |
w: smile_ and the gentl--est hands. And I love the
"Am" (G4 | "Bm" G)(F/G/) A>F | "Em" (E4 | E2) ||
w: ground_ where_ on he stands._
W:Verse 2
W:I love my love and well he knows
W:I love the ground whereon he goes
W:How I wish that day will soon come
W:When he and I will be as one
W:Verse 3
W:I go to the Clyde and I mourn and weep
W:For satisfied I ne’er sleep
W:I write him a letter just a few short lines
W:And I suffer death a thousand times
W:Verse 4
W:Black is the colour of my true love’s hair.
W:His lips are like some roses fair
W:He had the sweetest smile and the gentlest hands
W:And I love the ground whereon he stands.