Henry My Son – lyrics and chords

The lyrics to Henry My Son are of a parent asking their son what he intends to leave his own loved ones when he is gone. The chords are presented here in the key of D major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys.

 
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Where have you been all day, Henry my son?
 
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Where have you been all day, my beloved one?
 
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Away in the meadow, away in the meadow
 
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Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
 
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And I want to lie down.

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And what did you have to eat, Henry my son
What did you have to eat, my beloved one?
Poison beans, poison beans
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what colour were them beans, Henry my son
What colour were them beans, my beloved one?
Green and yellow, green and yellow
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what will you leave your mother, Henry my son
What will you leave your mother, my beloved one?
A woollen blanket, a woollen blanket
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what will you leave your children, Henry my son
What will you leave your children, my beloved one?
The keys of heaven, the keys of heaven
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And waht will you leave your sweetheart, Henry my son
What will you leave your sweetheart, my beloved one?
A rope to hang her, a rope to hang her
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

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Henry My Son lyrics and chords

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[D]Where have you been all day, Henry my son?
[D]Where have you been all day, my beloved one?
[D]Away in the meadow, away in the meadow
[D]Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
[D]And I want to lie down.

And what did you have to eat, Henry my son
What did you have to eat, my beloved one?
Poison beans, poison beans
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what colour were them beans, Henry my son
What colour were them beans, my beloved one?
Green and yellow, green and yellow
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what will you leave your mother, Henry my son
What will you leave your mother, my beloved one?
A woollen blanket, a woollen blanket
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And what will you leave your children, Henry my son
What will you leave your children, my beloved one?
The keys of heaven, the keys of heaven
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

And waht will you leave your sweetheart, Henry my son
What will you leave your sweetheart, my beloved one?
A rope to hang her, a rope to hang her
Make my head I’ve a pain in my head
And I want to lie down.

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Henry My Son lyrics and chords

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