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From: Chris.Gaasch@co.hennepin.mn.us
Tradtional

Coventry Carol 

(Cm6 = xx1213)


Gm       D    Gm    Cm6   D
Lullay, Thou little tiny Child,
Gm    D   Gm Cm  D7 Gm
Bye, Bye, lully, lullay,
Bb F     Bb  F  Bb  Cm6   D
Lullay, Thou little tiny Child,
Gm    D   Gm Cm  D  G
Bye, Bye, lully, lullay,


  Gm           D   Gm  Cm6 D
O sisters too, how may we do
Gm  D  Gm Cm    D7   Gm
For to preserve this day,
Bb   F    Bb   F    Bb  Cm6     D
This poor youngling for whom we sing,
Gm    D   Gm Cm  D  G
Bye, Bye, lully, lullay,


Gm        D     Gm Cm6    D
Herod the king, in his raging,
Gm   D  Gm Cm   D7  Gm
Charged he hath this day
Bb  F   Bb F      Bb Cm6     D
His men of might, in his own sight,
Gm  D    Gm  Cm    D  G
All children young to slay.


Gm          D   Gm   Cm6        D
Then woe is me, poor Child, for Thee
Gm  D Gm Cm    D7  Gm
And ever mourn and say,
Bb  F   Bb  F   Bb  Cm6     D
For Thy parting nor say nor sing,
Gm    D   Gm Cm  D  G
Bye, Bye, lully, lullay




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