ARTIST: Trad and Anon TITLE: Padstow May Day Song Lyrics and Chords Unite and unite, and let us all unite For summer is a-comin' today And whither we are going we all will unite In the merry morning of May / G D7 G D7 G D7 G - / C D7 G - D - / / D7 - G D7 G - - - / Am - G D7 G - - - / The young men of Padstow they might if they would / For summer... They might have built a ship and gilded her with gold / In the merry... The young maids of Padstow they might if they would / ... They might have built a garland with the white roses and the red / ... Rise up, Mrs. Johnson, all in your gown of green / ... You are as fine a lady as waits upon the Queen / ... Oh where is St. George, oh where is he-o He's out in the longboat, all on the salt sea-o Up flies the kite, down falls the lark-o Aunt Ursula Birdwood she has an old ewe And she died in her own park-o / G - - D / C - - Am D G / G - - D / / C - Am - / - D G - / With the merry ring and with the joyful spring / ... How happy are the little birds and the merrier we shall sing / ... O where are the young man that now do advance / ... Some they are in England and some they are in France / ...
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