Chords and Lyrics for Flow Gently, Sweet Afton
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Music by Jonathan Edwards Spilman Words by Robert Burns VERSE 1 G C G Flow gently, sweet Afton, amang thy green braes; D G D G A7 D Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise; G C G My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, D G Am G D7 G Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. D A7 D Thou stockdove, whose echo resounds from the hill, A7 D Ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny dell, D7 G C G Thou green-crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear, D G C G D7 G I charge you, disturb not my slumbering fair. VERSE 2 G C G How lofty sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills, D G D G A7 D Far marked with the courses of clear-winding rills! G C G There daily I wander, as morn rises high, D G Am G D7 G My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye. D A7 D How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, A7 D Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow! D7 G C G There oft, as mild evening creeps over the lea, D G C G D7 G The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me. VERSE 3 G C G Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, D G D G A7 D And winds by the cot where my Mary resides! G C G How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, D G Am G D7 G As, gath'ring sweet flow'rets, she stems thy clear wave! D A7 D Flow gently, sweet Afton, amang thy green braes, A7 D Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays; D7 G C G My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, D G C G D7 G Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream.
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|Banjo||A7 A Minor C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Guitar||A7 A Minor C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Mandolin||A7 A Minor C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Piano||A7 A Minor C Major D Major D7 G Major|
|Ukulele||A7 A Minor C Major D Major D7 G Major|
Sheet Music for Flow Gently, Sweet Afton
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