CHORDS: Nic Jones – Lakes Of Shillin Chords on Piano & Ukulele
These are the chords for Lakes Of Shillin by Nic Jones on Piano, Ukulele, Guitar, and Keyboard
Bm [Verse 1] D Well it's early one morning Billy Henry arose D And straight to his comrade's A7sus4 bed-chamber he goes Bm Saying "Rise loving comrade D Bm let nobody know D To the dark and chilly A7sus4 D waters a-bathing we'll go" [Verse 2] D Billy instantly stripped and then he went in D And he swam the dark waters A7sus4 all round and around Bm Saying "Oh my loving D Bm comrade oh don't you go in D For I see there is a coffin A7sus4 D in the Lakes of Shillin" [Verse 3] D But the other one he stripped and then he went in D And he swam the dark waters A7sus4 all round and around Bm Saying "Oh my loving Billy D Bm why did you go in D To the dark and chilly waters A7sus4 D in the Lakes of Shillin"
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[Verse 4] D Now there was an old woman who lived there close by D She went to Billy's parents A7sus4 and she made this reply Bm "Well your son he went a-bathing D Bm as I've heard him say D And now your Billy Henry A7sus4 D he's as cold as the clay" [Verse 5] D And so down came his mother like one in despair D She's a-wringing of her hands A7sus4 and a-tearing of her hair Bm Saying "Oh my loving Billy D Bm why did you go in D To the dark and chilly waters A7sus4 D in the Lakes of Shillin?" [Verse 6] D And so down came his father like one in despair D He's a-wringing of his hands and A7sus4 a-tearing of his hair Bm Saying "I brought up D Bm a family of fine-bodied men D And the best of them's drowned A7sus4 D in the Lakes of Shillin"
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[Verse 7] D So it's down came his sweetheart like one in despair D She's a-wringing of her hands A7sus4 and a-tearing of her hair Bm Saying "It's six months and D Bm better till my wedding day D And now me Billy Henry A7sus4 D he's as cold as the clay [Verse 8] D So we'll go round to Martin's to Martin's by the shore D And we'll hire us a small A7sus4 boat as we've done before Bm And we'll search the dark waters D Bm all around and all round D Till we see that Billy Henry's A7sus4 D fair body is found" [Verse 9] D So they went around to Martin's to Martin's by the shore D And they hired them a small A7sus4 boat as they'd done before Bm And they searched the dark D Bm waters all around and all round D Till they saw that Billy A7sus4 D Henry's fair body was found [Verse 10] D And for to see Billy's funeral was such a fine sight D There was six handsome young A7sus4 men all dressed up in white Bm There was six pretty maidens D Bm all dressed up in green D Just to show that he'd been A7sus4 D drowned in the Lakes of Shillin
Born and brought up in Lagos, traveled a bit for School. Currently exploring interests in Software Technology. For fun he sings, writes music, and perform mostly with friends.