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Come All You Fair And Tender Ladies (Maidens)
Rosanne Cash  from The Songcatcher (traditional Appalachian music, sometimes known as 
Little Sparrow, performed by many artists, in different keys. Emmylou Harris, Peter, Paul 
and Mary, The Carter Family, Lumiere, Gene Clark, Dolly Pardon , Joan Baez etc)

(words from the Joan Baez version)


Come all ye fair and tender ladies.
                               E    Bm
Be careful how you court young men.
               E   Bm             A
They're like a star on a summer's morning.
               E   Bm    E            A    Asus4*
They'll first appear and then they're gone.

They'll tell you some loving story
                                     E   Bm
They'll declare to you their love is true
               E Bm              A
Then they will go and court some other
               E   Bm    E        A   Asus4*
And that's the love they have for you

Do you remember our days of courting
                           E     Bm
When your head lay upon my breast
                    E  Bm                      A
You could make me believe with falling of your arm
             E  Bm  E      A    Asus4*
That the sun rose   in the West

I wish I was a little sparrow,
                              E  Bm
And I had wings with which to fly
              E  Bm             A
Right over to see my false true-lover,
              E     Bm  E      A    Asus4*
And when he's talking   I'd be nigh.

But I'm not a little sparrow,
                              E   Bm
I have no wings with which to fly
         E  Bm              A
So I sit here in grief and sorrow,
            E   Bm  E        A
To weep and pass my troubles by.

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