Paddle Your Own Canoe

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 Theme code Index    3436L 1522
 Also known as    I'll Paddle My Own Canoe
 Composer/Core Source    Biography:Charles Coote Jr.
 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
 Book/Manuscript title    
 Tune and/or Page number    
 Year of publication/Date of MS    
 Artist    Biography:Ned Pearson
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Topic 12TS283
 Year recorded    
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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: 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._

X:1 T:I’ll Paddle My Own Canoe M:2/4 L:1/8 R:Air B:Stephen Grier music manuscript collection (1883, Book 3, No. 233) N:Grier (c. 1824-1894) was a fiddler and uilleann piper originally N:from north Longford, but who moved around 1852 to Newpark, N:Bohey, Gortletteragh, south Leitrim. K:G Bd cA|BG EF|GA/G/ dB|A4|Bd cA|BG EF |GA/G/ BA |G4:| BG DG|BA/G/ DF|GA/G/ dB|A4|BG DG|BA/G/ DF|GA/G/ BA|G4| BG DG|BA/G/ DF|GA/G/ dB|A4|Bd cA|BG EF|GA/G/ BA|G4||