MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
Sitting On a Stile
Mrs. Stephen Rowsell NFLD 1 Tape 17 Track 2
Curling Audio:

I'm sitting on a stile, Mary, where we sat side by side
On a bright May morn long long ago when first you were my bride
The robins sang their songs of joy and happy then were we
Another won your heart Mary and you drifted far from me

You're hair has turned to grey, Mary, but I've loved you all the while
Since the day when we first met, Mary, while sitting on a stile


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Text notes: The singer reminisces about his true love who loved another.

Tune notes:The phrase repetition pattern is aaab.

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