O, My Love Is Like a Red, Red Rose

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Traditional Music
Lyrics by Robert Burns

VERSE 1

  
      C              Am 
O, my love is like a red, red rose,

       F               G 
That's newly sprung in June;

C                    Am 
O, my love is like a melody,

       F       G7        C 
That's sweetly played in tune.

                     F      C 
As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,

   G7 
So deep in love am I;

    C                F         C 
And I will love thee still, my dear,

      G7               C 
'Till a' the seas gang dry.

                       Am 
'Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,

      F                G 
'Till a' the seas gang dry,

C                    Am 
And I will love thee still, my dear,

      F                C 
'Till a' the seas gang dry.

VERSE 2

      C                Am 
'Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,

        F                  G 
An' the rocks melt wi' the sun,

C                          Am 
I will love thee still, my dear,

          F        G7         C 
While the sands o' life shall run.

                       F    C 
And fare thee well, my only love,

    G7 
And fare thee well awhile,

    C            F        C 
And I will come again, my love,

        G7                 C 
Though 'twere ten thousand mile.

                           Am 
Though 'twere ten thousand mile, my love,

        F                  G 
Though 'twere ten thousand mile;

C                Am 
And I will come again, my love,

        F                  C 
Though 'twere ten thousand mile.

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

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