Annie Laurie

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Music and Lyrics by Alicia Scott

Verse 1

   C                  F 
Maxwelton's braes are bonnie,

      C     D7        G 
Where early falls the dew;

G7        C                F 
And 'twas there that Annie Laurie,

     C      G       C 
Gave me her promise true,

            G       C 
Gave me her promise true,

      Am       Dm       E 
Which ne'er forgot will be,

        Am     F     C 
And for bonnie Annie Laurie,

E   Am     G7       C 
I'd lay me down and dee. 

  
Verse 2

    C                F 
Her brow is like the snowdrift,

    C         D7       G 
Her throat is like the swan;

G7  C              F 
Her face it is the fairest,

     C        G         C 
That e'er the sun shone on,

              G         C 
That e'er the sun shone on,

    Am        Dm     E 
And dark blue is her e'e,

        Am     F     C 
And for bonnie Annie Laurie,

E   Am     G7       C 
I'd lay me down and dee. 

  
Verse 3

     C                 F 
Like dew on th' gowan lying 

       C        D7    G 
Is th' fa'o her fairy feet,

G7       C               F 
And like winds in summer sighing,

    C        G       C 
Her voice is low and sweet,

             G       C 
Her voice is low and sweet,

          Am     Dm       E 
And she's a' the world to me,

        Am     F     C 
And for bonnie Annie Laurie,

E   Am     G7       C 
I'd lay me down and dee.

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Instrument Chords
Banjo A Minor C Major D7 D Minor E Major F Major G Major G7
Guitar A Minor C Major D7 D Minor E Major F Major G Major G7
Mandolin A Minor C Major D7 D Minor E Major F Major G Major G7
Piano A Minor C Major D7 D Minor E Major F Major G Major G7
Ukulele A Minor C Major D7 D Minor E Major F Major G Major G7

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