Polly Vaughn
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Chord-chart by Lynn Lewis

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1.

|Am / / / |Dm / / / Now come all ye hunters - who fol-low the gun, |Am / / / |Am / |E / / / Be-ware of your shooting - at the setting of the sun, |Am / / / |Dm / / / For Polly’s own true lover - he shot in the dark, |Am / / / |Am / E / |Am / / But oh and a-las Polly Vaughn - was his mark.

chorus:

- |Am - / For she’d her apron wrapped a-bout her, - |Am / E / / / | And he took her for a swan, Am / / / |Am / E / |Am / / / |/ / / / | Oh and a-las it was she - Pol-ly Vaughn.

2.

He ran up beside her and saw that it was she. Crying “Polly, oh Polly, have I killed thee?” He lifted up her head and saw that she was dead, And a fountain of tears for his true love he shed.

chorus:

2.

In the middle of the night Polly Vaughn did appear, Cried “Jimmy, oh Jimmy, you must have no fear, Just tell them you were hunting when your trial day has come, And you won’t be convicted for what you have done.”

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In the middle of the trial Polly Vaughn did appear, Crying “Uncle, oh Uncle, Jimmy Randall must go clear”, The lawyers and the judges stood around in a row, In the middle Polly Vaughn, like some fountian of snow

chorus:

coda:

Oh and alas it was she Polly Vaughn.


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