Carrigdhoun – lyrics and chords

The lyrics of Carrigdhoun are a reflective look at the beauty of Carrigdhoun. The chords are presented below in the key of F major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys.

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F 
The heath is green on  
Bb 
Carrigdhoun
 
Bright  
C7 
shone the sun over  
F 
Ardnalee
 
The dark green  
F7 
trees bent  
Bb 
trembling 
 
down
 
To  
C7 
kiss the slumbering  
F 
Own na Buidhe.
 
That  
C7 
happy day ‘twas  
F 
but last May
 
‘Tis  
Dm 
like a dream to  
C7 
me
 
When  
F 
Donal swore, aye  
Bb 
o’er and o’er
 
We’d  
C7 
part no more a stór mo  
F 
chroidhe.

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On Carrigdhoun the heath is brown
The clouds is dark o’er Ardnalee
And many a stream comes rushing down
To swell the angry Own-na-Buidhe.
The moaning blast is sweeping past
Through many a leafless tree
And I’m alone, for he is gone,
My hawk has flown, ochone mo chroidhe.

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Soft April showers and bright May flowers
Will bring the summer back again.
But will they bring me back the hours
I spent with my brave Donal then
There’s but a chance – he’s gone to France,
To wear the Fleur-de-Lis.
But I’ll follow you, my Donal Dhu,
For still I’m true to you mo chroidhe.

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Carrigdhoun lyrics and chords print version

[F]The heath is green on [Bb]Carrigdhoun
Bright [C7]shone the sun over [F]Ardnalee
The dark green [F7]trees bent [Bb]trembling down
To [C7]kiss the slumbering [F]Own na Buidhe.
That [C7]happy day ‘twas [F]but last May
‘Tis [Dm]like a dream to [C7]me
When [F]Donal swore, aye [Bb]o’er and o’er
We’d [C7]part no more a stór mo [F]chroidhe.

On Carrigdhoun the heath is brown
The clouds is dark o’er Ardnalee
And many a stream comes rushing down
To swell the angry Own-na-Buidhe.
The moaning blast is sweeping past
Through many a leafless tree
And I’m alone, for he is gone,
My hawk has flown, ochone mo chroidhe.

Soft April showers and bright May flowers
Will bring the summer back again.
But will they bring me back the hours
I spent with my brave Donal then
There’s but a chance – he’s gone to France,
To wear the Fleur-de-Lis.
But I’ll follow you, my Donal Dhu,
For still I’m true to you mo chroidhe.

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Carrigdhoun lyrics and chords

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