Henrik Norbeck's Song Lyrics

Peggy Gordon

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Oh Peggy Gordon, you are my darling.
Come sit you down upon my knee,
and tell to me the very reason
why I am slighted so by thee.

I am in love I cannot deny it.
My heart lies troubled in my breast.
It's not for me to let the world know it.
A troubled heart can find no rest.

I put my hand to a cask of brandy.
It was my fancy, so to do,
for when I am drinking, I'm seldom thinking,
and wishing Peggy Gordon was here.

I wish I was away in Ingo,
far across the briny sea,
sailing over deepest ocean,
where love and care ne'er bother me.

I wish I was in a lonely valley,
where womenkind cannot be found,
where all the small birds they change their voices,
and every moment a different sound.

Oh Peggy Gordon, you are my darling.
Come sit you down upon my knee,
and tell to me the very reason
why I am slighted so by thee.

Discography: Corries

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