Saturday, 17 November 2012

Tune 80 - Click Go the Shears





An Australian tune first published in 1946 in an article by Reverend Dr. Percy Jones.


X:88
T:Click Goes The Shears
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:G
B2 B>A G2 B>d|g2 g>f e4|d2 d>e d2 B>G|
A2 A>B A4|B2 B>A G2 B>d|g2 g>f e4|
a>g f>e d>c B>A|G2 g2 g4:||
a2 a>g f2 a2|g2 b2 g4|e2 e>f g2 f>e|
d>e d>B A4|B2 B>A G2 B>d|
g2 g>f e4|a>g f>e d>c B>A|G2 g2 g4:||

7 comments:

  1. The tune is older than that date, which is the Australian words version of the song - the original is "Ring the Bell, Watchman!" (1865)
    Words and Music by Henry Clay Work (who also wrote My Grandfather's Clock, and Marching to Georgia).

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  3. Such a happy refrain. I will have to learn this!

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