Chorus And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie Let us sing of the days that are gone, Maggie, George, who never benefited financially from the song, later became principal of Hamilton’s Central Public School and taught at Upper Canada College. A city so silent and lone, Maggie [A D E B] Chords for I Wandered to the Hill Maggie with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. The trials of life nearly done, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. 2. 2. I wandered today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below - The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to, long ago. As spray by the white breakers flung Tom Rush When You And I Were Young by George W. Johnson James Austin Butterfield E E/D# C#m C#m/B A A/G# F#m I wander'd today to the hill Maggie E B Bsus B Bsus B To watch the scene below E E/D# C#m C#m/B A A/G# F#m The creek and the rusty old mill Maggie E B E Esus E Esus E Where we wandered in the long, long ago. The words and music were adopted in the Scottish burgh of Selkirk more than 100 years ago. For we sang just as gay as they, Maggie, [Chorus]Source: Seth Parker's Hymnal #202. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie. D A7addG D D7 Where we sat in the long, long ago. In polish'd white mansion of stone, Maggie, D A A7 To watch the scene below. One of the most popular ballads of the 19th and early 20th centuries with over 40 versions to its credit, When You and I Were Young, Maggie began as a love poem written by a school master, George Johnson, who taught in Glanford Township, south of Hamilton. [Chorus], 3 They say I am feeble with age, Maggie, When you and I were young. And now we are aged and gray, Maggie Where the young and the gay and the best, In 1866, George’s friend, James Butterfield, set the poem to music. As sprays by the white breakers flung, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The old rusty mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. When you and I were young. Jazz musicians: Benny Goodman, Tommy Ladnier, Red Nichols, Fats Waller and Teddy Wilson, http://www.cshf.ca/song/when-you-and-i-were-young-maggie/, Also see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_You_and_I_Were_Young,_Maggie, It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. George married three times but never forgot his beloved Maggie. My face is a well-written page, Maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, My face is a well written page, Maggie George married his Maggie in 1864 but she had a relapse with the disease, dying in 1865, only seven months later. To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie As we used to long long ago The green grove is gone from the hills Maggie Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still Maggie Since you and I were young They say that I'm feeble with age Maggie My step are much slower than then My face is a well written page Maggie And time all alone was the pen They say … They say I am feeble with age, Maggie When you and I were young. The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, D D7 G The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie. I wandered today to the hill, maggie, To watch the scene below, The creek and the creakin' old mill, maggie, As we used to do long ago! The old rusty mill is still, Maggie 1. But time alone was the pen. Since you and I were young The old rusty mill is still, Maggie, When you and I were Young Maggie Maggie Foster & Allen Capo op 2 [Verse 1] D G I wandered today to the hills Maggie, D A to watch the scene below, D G The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie, D … My steps are less sprightly than then; Chorus: They say we have outlived our time, Maggie, As dated as songs we have sung But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie, When you and I were young! But time alone was the pen And join in the songs that were sung; Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or. Tune: [I wandered today to the hill, Maggie], All tunes published with 'When You and I Were Young, Maggie'. Chorus: And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, Cover artists include: Tenors: Henry Burr, Harry MacDonough, John McCormack and Frank Mum. D = X-X-0-2-3-2 D7 = X-X-0-2-1-2 G = 3-2-0-0-0-3 A = X-0-2-2-2-0 A7 = X-0-2-2-2-3 E7 = 0-2-0-1-0-0 Bm = X-2-4-4-3-2 Capo op 2 Verse: 1 I wandered today to the hills maggie, to watch the scene below, The creek and Verse: D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie D A7 To watch the scene below D D7 G The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie D A7 D Where we sat in the long, long ago. Have each found a place of rest The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. I wandered today to the hills Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie Where we used to long long ago The green growth is gone from the hills Maggie Where first the daisise spring The creaking old mill is still Maggie Since you and I were young. Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, To watch the scene below To watch the scene below, And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, Maggie I wandered today to the hills Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie As we used to long long ago The…. He was also a professor at University of Toronto and at Cornell University. An old song done in A with high lead and alto on the chorus. Ad revenue helps keep us running. My steps are less sprightly than then He later earned a PhD at Johns Hopkins University. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to long long ago The green grove is gone from the hills, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, In 1859, George, then 21, had fallen in love with one of his students, Margaret Clark, 18. He wrote the poem as a pledge of undying love and later had it published in a collection of his verse, titled Maple Leaves. The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie. 1 I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, Oh they say that I'm feeble with age, Maggie, In Ireland, the tune is sometimes known as Nora, from a Sean O’Casey play, The Ploughs and The Stars. The creakin' old mill is still, maggie, Since you and I were young! Ranchers on the bus - "I Wandered Today to the Hills, Maggie" Max Terhune - "Oh! Where the young and the gay and the best For we sang just as gay as they, Maggie When You and I Were Young, Maggie went on to become one of most popular songs on both sides of the Atlantic. The green grove has gone from the hills, Maggie, where first the daisies sprung, The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, since you and I were young. When you and I were young The green grove is gone from the hills Maggie Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still Maggie Since you and I were young When you and I were young. D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie. [D A Dm G E] Chords for Maggie (I Wandered Today To The Hills Maggie) - Rob Mashburn with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. Where we sat in the long, long ago. I have wandered today to the hills, Maggie, To watch the scene below O, the creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, Where we used to long long ago. 2 A city so silent and lone, Maggie, When You and I Were Young, Maggie (George W. Johnson and James Austin Butterfield) I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below; The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Where we sat in the long, long ago. Where we used to go long ago. Since you and I were young. Maggie. Chorus: Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie The green grove is gone from the hill, maggie, 1 I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below, The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Where we sat in the long, long ago. To watch the scene below. I wander’d today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below, The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Where we sat in the long, long ago. I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie Where we sat in the long, long ago The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie Since you and I were young. After they were engaged, Margaret became ill with tuberculosis. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie, Maggie Foster & Allen Capo op 2 Verse: 1 D G I wandered today to the hills Maggie, D A to watch the scene below, D G The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie, D A7 D as we used to long, long ago, G D The green grove is gone from the hills Maggie, A E7 A A7 where once the daises sprung,. They say we are aged and gray, Maggie View full lyrics I wandered today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below; The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to, long ago. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, to watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, as we used to long, long ago The green grove has gone from the hills, Maggie, where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, since you and I were young Verse 1 D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie D A A7 To watch the scene below D D7 G The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie D A7addG D D7 Where we sat in … I wandered today, through the hills, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie As we used to long long ago. Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, They say we are aged and gray, Maggie, In polished white mansion of stone, Maggie When you and I were young This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923. And join in the songs that were sung Where first the daisies sprung; Have each found a place of rest, Oh, they say that I'm feeble with age, Maggie I wandered today to the hill, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie Where we sat in the long, long ago The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, to watch the scene below, The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, as we used to long, long ago. The green growth is gone from the hills, Maggie Where first the daisies spring The creaking old mill is still, Maggie Since you and I were young. A E7 A A7 Where first the daisies sprung. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie Where we used to long, long ago. 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