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QUEEN OF ARGYLL
Words and music by Andy M. Stewart/Strathmore Music
Arrangement Emerald Rose 2005

Gentlemen it is me duty
To inform you of one beauty
Though I'd ask of you a favor not to seek her for a while
Though I own she is a creature
Of character and feature
No words can paint the picture of the Queen of all Argyll

(chorus:)
And if you could have seen her there
Boys, if you had just been there
The swan was in her movements
And the morning in her smile
All the roses in the garden, they'd bow and ask her pardon
For not one could match the beauty
Of the Queen of all Argyll

On the evening that I mentioned
I passed with light intention
Through a part of our dear country known for beauty
and for style
In the place of noble thinkers
Of scholars and great drinkers
But above them all for splendor shone the Queen of all Argyll
(chorus)

So my lads I needs must leave you
My intentions no' to grieve you
Nor indeed would I deceive you, oh I'll see you in a while
I must find some way to gain her
To court her and attain her
I fear my heart's in danger from the Queen of all Argyll
(chorus)

Arthur Hinds - bodhran, vocals
Brian (Logan) Sullivan - Vocals, guitar
Larry Morris - pennywhistle, vocals
Clyde Gilbert - bass, vocals

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