Paddle Your Own Canoe

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Paddle Your Own Canoe

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  3436L 1522
 Also known as    
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England
 Genre/Style    English
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    6/8
 History    
 Structure    
 Editor/Compiler    
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Ned Pearson
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic 12TS283
 Year recorded    


Tune annotations



X:1
T:Paddle Your Own Canoe
C:Written by Harry Clifton; music by Charles Coote, jr.; arranged by Martin Hobson.
S:Sheet music published by W. R. Smith, Philadelphia.
N:From the Lester S. Levy collection.
Z:Artful Codger
%%MIDI program 1 69
M:6/8
L:1/8
F:http://mudcat.org/thread.cfm?threadid=1247
Q:3/8=72
K:G
D | B B d c2 {B}A | B B G E E F | G F G d2 B |
w: I've travell'd a-bout a bit in my time And of trou-bles I've seen a
A3-A2 D | B2 d c c A | B B G E2 G |
w: few_ But found it bet-ter in ev'-_ry clime To
D ^C D B2 A | G3-G2 G | A A A A ^G A |
w: pad-dle my own ca-noe._ My wants_ are small,_ I
d d d (d ^c) d | e e e ^c2 A | d3-d2 F |
w: care not at all if my debts_ are paid when due._ I
A A A A ^G A | d d d d ^c d | A B A (GF) E | (D3 Hd2) ||
w: drive a-way strife, in the o-cean of life While I pad-dle my own_ ca-noe._
%
%    Chorus.
"^Chorus." =c | B2 d c2 A | B2 G E E D |
w: Then love your neigh-bour as your-self, As the
G F G d d B | A3-A2 D | B B d c c A |
w: world you go tra-vel-ling through,_ And ne-ver sit down, with a
B B G E2 G | D ^C D HB2 A | G3-G2 z |]
w: tear or a frown, But pad-dle your own ca-noe._

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