Pennywhistle notation and Dulcimer tab for this song is also available
Aye Wakin Oh Summer is a pleasant time Flowers of every color The water is out the ____ And I long for my true lover Aye wakin' oh Wakin' I am weary Sleep I can get none For thinking on my dearie Aye wakin' oh When first she came to town The called her Grace MacFarland But now she's gone away They call her all folks darlin' CHORUS When I sleep I dream And when I wake, I'm weary Sleep I can get none For thinking on my dearie CHORUS Her father loves her well Her mother loves her better And I love the lass myself Woe is me, I can not get her CHORUS Recorded by Knowe-O-Deil Note: A different version appears in the Scottish Students Songbook (1929 edition): Aye Waukin' O! O, I am wat, wat O I am wat and weary; Yet fain would I rise and rin, If I thocht I would meet my dearie. cho: Ay waukin', O Waukin' aye and weary, Sleep I can get nane For thinkin' o' my dearie. Aye waukin' O! Simmer's a pleasant time Flowers o' ev'ry colour The water rins ower the heugh, And I long for my true lover cho: When I sleep I dream When I wauk I'm eerie, Sleep I can get nane For thinkin' o' my dearie. cho: Lanely nicht comes on A' the lave are sleepin' I think on my true love And bleer my een wi' greetin'. Tune: Ay waukin O (287) (tune from second source listed) DC, RG
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