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Nickel Creek:Sweet Afton Lyrics

sweet afton lyrics

Growing up in a musical family, his only formal musical training was at St. Though thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, And winds by the cot where my Mary resides, How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, As gathering sweet flowerets she stems thy clear wave. Year: 71 Views Flow sweet : to mcpherson Flow sweet among the braes Flow I'll sing thee a song of thy praise My marys' by the stream Flow sweet disturb not her dream Thou dove echo thro' the glen Ye wild blackbirds in yon den Thou lapwing thy forbear I you not my fair Thy stream how it glides And by the cot my mary resides How thy her feet lave As sweet she thy wave Flow sweet among thy braes Flow sweet the of my lays My mary's by the stream Flow sweet disturb not her dream. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream Thou stock dove whose echo resounds through the glen Oh, ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny den Thou green-crested lapwing, thy screaming forebear Oh, I charge you disturb not my slumbering fair Oh, how lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills Far marked with the courses of clear winding rills There daily I wander as noon rises high Oh, my flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow There oft as mild evening sweeps over the lea The sweet scented birch shades my Mary and me Oh, Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides And winds by her cot where my Mary resides How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave As gathering sweet flow'rets she stems thy clear wave Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream So flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. Oh, Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, And winds by her cot where my Mary resides, How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, As gathering sweet flow'rets she stems thy clear wave.

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Sweet Afton

sweet afton lyrics

The Afton of New Cumnock gives its name to the Glen of Afton, which has connections with , , 1568 , and Robert Burns. For a full list of Burns tunes at this site, search for Robert Burns in the. How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills, Far mark'd with the courses of clear winding rills; There daily I wander as noon rises high, My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye. It can be seen as a hymn for peace. Verse 4: Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dreams. Flow gently sweet afton : to barbara mcpherson Flow gently sweet afton among the green braes Flow gently I'll sing thee a song of thy praise My marys' asleep by the murmuring stream Flow gently sweet afton disturb not her dream Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen Ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny den Thou greencrested lapwing thy screaming forbear I charge you disturb not my slumbering fair Thy crystal stream aftom how lovely it glides And winds by the cot where my mary resides How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave As gathering sweet flowerets she stems thy clear wave Flow gently sweet afton among thy green braes Flow gently sweet river the theme of my lays My mary's asleep by the murmuring stream Flow gently sweet afton disturb not her dream.

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Flow Gently, Sweet Afton Lyrics

sweet afton lyrics

Sweet Afton contains a lot of monosyllables, which contribute to a gentle, soothing rhythm. Repeat with varying slides and pull offs and things. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. Alexander Hume, who wrote , wrote the melody. Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. Verse 3: How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where, wild in the woodlands, the primroses blow; There oft, as mild evening sweeps over the lea, The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me.

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Sweet Afton Nickel Creek Chords and Lyrics for Guitar

sweet afton lyrics

Chorus: Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, And winds by the cot where my Mary resides; How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, As, gathering sweet flowerets, she stems thy clear wave. Oh, how lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills Far marked with the courses of clear winding rills, There daily I wander as noon rises high My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye. . Verse 4: Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dreams. Flow Gently Sweet Afton Flow Gently Sweet Afton Barry Taylor Information Lyrics The poem was presented by Robert Burns to Mrs. Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen, Ye wild whistly blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green crested lapwing thy screaming forbear, I charge you, disturb not my slumbering fair. The Christmas carol, Away in in a Manager is often sung to this tune.

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BURNS ROBERT

sweet afton lyrics

Verse 2: Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen, Ye wild whistly blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear, I charge you, disturb not my slumbering fair. Thou stock-dove whose echo resounds through the glen, Oh, ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green-crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear, I charge you disturb not my slumbering fair. All lyrics provided for educational purposes only. Michael's Choir School in Toronto, Ontario in 1971 and 1972. It was written by in 1791 and set to music by in 1837, under the title Flow gently, sweet Afton. Flow gently, sweet Afton, amang thy green braes, Flow gently, sweet river, the theme of my lays; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dreams.

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BURNS ROBERT

sweet afton lyrics

General Stewart of Slair in 1791 and appeared in the Scots Musical Museum in 1792. Verse 1: E B A E E Flow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes, C m B A E E Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream. In the town of in there is a bridge across Afton Water on the upon which there is a plaque commemorating Robert Burns and this great poem. Robert Burns 1759 - 1796. The Mary probably refers to Mary Campbell, whom Burns courted in 1786, the year the song was written. Chorus: C m B A E E How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills, F m F m A B B Far mark'd with the courses of clear winding rills; G m A G C m B A E There daily I wander as noon rises high, oooh, F m F m A B B My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye.

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Lyrics for Sweet Afton by Nickel Creek

sweet afton lyrics

Thou stock-dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen, Oh, Ye wild whistling blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green-crested lapwing, thy screaming forebear, Oh, I charge you disturb not my slumbering fair Oh, How lofty, sweet Afton, thy neighboring hills, Far mark'd with the courses of clear winding rills, There daily I wander as noon rises high My flocks and my Mary's sweet cot in my eye. Erected by New Cumnock Burns Club 500 to mark its golden jubilee 1973. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow; There oft as mild Ev'ning sweeps over the lea The sweet scented birch shades my Mary and me. Verse 2: Thou stock dove whose echo resounds thro' the glen, Ye wild whistly blackbirds in yon thorny den, Thou green crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear, I charge you, disturb not my slumbering fair. Chorus: Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, And winds by the cot where my Mary resides; How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, As, gathering sweet flowerets, she stems thy clear wave. Flow gently, sweet Afton, amang thy green braes, Flow gently, I'll sing thee a song in thy praise; My Mary's asleep by thy murmuring stream, Flow gently, sweet Afton, disturb not her dream.

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Nickel Creek:Sweet Afton Lyrics

sweet afton lyrics

The poem is in the metre 11 - 11 - 11- 11, and is often sung to the tune of the popular called Cradle Song. It was inspired by her home Afton Lodge in Ayeshire on the banks of the Afton River. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where wild in the woodlands the primroses blow; There oft as mild Evening sweeps over the lea The sweet scented birk shades my Mary and me. How pleasant thy banks and green valleys below, Where, wild in the woodlands, the primroses blow; There oft, as mild evening weeps over the lea, The sweet-scented birk shades my Mary and me. Thy crystal stream, Afton, how lovely it glides, And winds by the cot where my Mary resides; How wanton thy waters her snowy feet lave, As, gathering sweet flowerets, she stems thy clear wave. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, John moved with his family to Willowdale, Ontario, Canada in 1965.

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Lyrics for Sweet Afton by Nickel Creek

sweet afton lyrics

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