William Taylor

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Intro: 
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Verse 
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I’ll sing you a song about two lovers,  
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who from Lichfield Town they came, 
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The young man’s name was William Taylor; 
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the lady’s name was Sarah Gray. 

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William Taylor had enlisted 
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for a soldier he has gone, 
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He has gone and left his own true lover, 
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for to sigh and for to mourn. 

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Sarah’s parents did despise her - 
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filled her heart with grief and woe, 
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She vowed and said, “I’ll find my lover,  
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for a soldier I will go.” 

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She dressed herself in man’s apparel; 
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man's apparel she put on, 
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Then for to seek her own true lover, 
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for to seek him she has gone. 

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The sergeant major stepped up to her, 
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asking her what brought her there. 
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“I’ve come in search of my true lover, 
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who has proved to me severe.” 

Verse 
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“If his name be William Taylor,  
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William Taylor is not here, 
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He’s lately married a rich young lady, 
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worth ten thousand pounds a year.” 

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“If you rise early in the morning, 
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just before the break of day, 
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It’s there you’ll find your William Taylor, 
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walking out with his lady fair.” 

Instrumental 
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Verse 
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Then she rose early in the morning,  
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just before the break of day, 
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And there she spied her William Taylor, 
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walking out with his lady fair. 

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And then she called for a sword and a pistol, 
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which was brought at her command, 
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She fired and shot bold William Taylor  
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with his bride at his right hand. 

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And then the captain stepped up to her horse, 
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well pleased at what she’d done, 
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He took her and made her commander 
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over the ships and o’er his men. 

Verse 
Am                   C         G 
I’ll sing you a song about two lovers,  
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who from Lichfield Town they came, 
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The young man’s name was William Taylor; 
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the lady's name was Sarah Gray. 

Outro 
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