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Grandfather's Clock

Found in GrandfathersClock.abc from the John Chambers abc collection
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Grandfather's Clock Henry Clay Work (1876) 1. My grand fa ther's clock was too It was tall er by half than the 2. In watch ing its pen du lum and in child hood and man hood the 3. My grand fa ther said, that of for it wast ed no time, and had G D7 large for the shelf, so it 1. stood nine ty years on the old man him self, tho it weighted not a pen ny weight swing to and fro, ma ny 2. hours had he spent while a clock seem'd to know and to share both his grief and his those he could hire, not a 3. ser vant so faith ful he but one de sire-- at the close of each week to be G C G D7 floor It was bought on the morn of the more. boy; For it struck twen ty four when he joy. found; And it kept in its place not a wound, G G Em 1. day that he was born, and was al ways his trea sure and 2. en ter'd at the door with a bloom ing and beau ti ful 3. frown up on its face, and its hands nev er hung by its A7 D G (B7) Em A7 3 pride; but it stopped short, nev er to go a gain, when the bride; side; D7 G D7 G (E7) Am C old man died. Nine ty G D7 G Chorus years with out slum ber ing, tick, tock, tick, tock, his G G life's sec onds num ber ing, tick, tock, tick, tock, it G G stopped short, G D7 3 nev er to go a gain, when the old man died. G (E7) Am C G D7 G www.abcnotation.com/tunes

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