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GB/6b/20 Royal George

Found in GB-6b-20-0.abc from the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library abc collection
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GB/6b/20 Royal George Sung by Mr. Robert Hurr, Southwold, Suffolk, October 24th, 1910 Transcribed by Simon Furey and Lewis Jones Noted by R. Vaughan Williams and George Butterworth = 100 As we set sail from [for?] the rock of Gib ral tar, (a) 4 4 As we set sail from sweet Dub lin Bay, O (b) 4 2 4 4 lit tle did we think of our sad mis for tune, A 3 sleep ing in the brin y sea, O (c) (d) 3 (a) var. (b) var. 4 2 4 4 (c) var. (d) var. 3 1. As we set sail from[for?] the rock of Gibraltar, As we set sail from sweet Dublin Bay, O little did we think of our sad mis fortune, A-sleeping in the briny sea, O little did we think of our sad misfortune, A-sleeping in the brin-y sea. 2. O there was one poor woman a-living in the city As soon as she heard that her husband was dead It filled her [?] poor heart full of grief and pity To hear what that poor woman said, It filled...etc. 3. She said, "I'll go and seek for my own true lover, "I'll go and sail the wide world round, "Then if my own true lover I do not discover, "All in some salt seas I will drown." www.abcnotation.com/tunes

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