I Once Loved A Lass – lyrics and chords

The chords to I Once Loved A Lass presented here in the key of G major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys. The lyrics are about a man that was in love with a woman only to see her get married to someone else.

 
I  
G 
once loved a lass and I loved her so  
C 
well
 
That I  
G 
hated all others that  
F 
spoke of her  
D 
ill
 
But  
G 
now she’s re
C 
warded me  
G 
well for my love
 
For she’s  
F 
gone to be  
C 
wed with an
G 
other.

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When I saw my love walk through the church door
With groom and bride maidens they made a fine show
And I followed them in with my heart full of woe
For now she is wed to another.

When I saw my love sit down for to dine
I sat down beside her and poured out the wine
I drank to the lassie that should have been mine
But now she is wed to another.

The men in yon forest, they ask it of me
How many strawberries grow in the salt sea?
And I ask of them back with a tear in my eye
How many ships sail in the forest?

So dig me a grave and dig it so deep
And cover me over with flowers so sweet
And I will turn in for to take a long sleep
And maybe in time I’ll forget her.

They dug him a grave and they dug it so deep
They covered him over with flowers so sweet
And he has turned in for to take a long sleep
And maybe by now he’s forgotten.

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I Once Loved A Lass lyrics and chords print version

I [G]once loved a lass and I loved her so [C]well
That I [G]hated all others that [F]spoke of her [D]ill
But [G]now she’s re[C]warded me [G]well for my love
For she’s [F]gone to be [C]wed with an[G]other.

When I saw my love walk through the church door
With groom and bride maidens they made a fine show
And I followed them in with my heart full of woe
For now she is wed to another.

When I saw my love sit down for to dine
I sat down beside her and poured out the wine
I drank to the lassie that should have been mine
But now she is wed to another.

The men in yon forest, they ask it of me
How many strawberries grow in the salt sea?
And I ask of them back with a tear in my eye
How many ships sail in the forest?

So dig me a grave and dig it so deep
And cover me over with flowers so sweet
And I will turn in for to take a long sleep
And maybe in time I’ll forget her.

They dug him a grave and they dug it so deep
They covered him over with flowers so sweet
And he has turned in for to take a long sleep
And maybe by now he’s forgotten.

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I Once Loved A Lass lyrics and chords

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