English country garden    (midi)

 

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1. How many gentle flowers grow

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in an English country garden?

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I'll tell you now of some them I know,

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and those I miss you'll surely pardon.

 

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Daffodils, and sason flox, meadowsweet and lilies, stocks,

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gentle lupins and tall hollyhocks.

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Roses, foxgloves, snowdrops and forget-me-nots

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in an English country garden.

 

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2. How many insects build their homes

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in an English country garden?

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I'll tell you now of some of them I know,

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and those I miss I trust you will pardon.

 

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Dragonflies and moths and bees, spiders falling from the trees,

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butterflies sway in the cool gentle breeze.

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There are wasps' empty homes and tiny little gnomes

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in an English country garden.

 

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How many songbirds.....

 

(spoken while chords are being played ) Actually, I've seen some of these gardens they talk about, and the sort of impression you get is

that it's....

 

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4. Wet underfoot and the leaves are thick with soot,

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in an English country garden.

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Newspapers torn and strewn across the lawn

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in an English country garden.

 

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Litter, garbage in the yards, little doggies' calling cards,

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one scraggy rosebud peering through the weeds,

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for they've all downed tools, while they do their football pools,

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in an English country garden.

 

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Market, join the Common Market.

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Market, join the Common Market ..

 

(orig. = capo 3rd; midi = capo 7th) (Rolf Harris)