Hemlock And Primroses Song Lyrics and Chords

Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley - Hemlocks & Primroses

 

Hemlock And Primroses Song Lyrics and Chords by Ralph Stanley

 

Hemlock And Primroses
Recorded by Ralph Stanley
Written by Landon Messer, Albert Parsley, Ralph Stanley
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Thinking of you while out for a ramble
 
Down  
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by  
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a cold frosty  
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stream
Set down on a bed of hemlocks and primroses
 
And gently  
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fell into a  
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dream
I dreamed I saw a pretty fair maiden
 
Such beauty  
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never saw  
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before
Her dress was bound round with hemlocks and primroses
 
So green  
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was  
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the mantel she  
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wore
Her hair was of a dark brown color
 
Her teeth was  
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as  
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ivory so  
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white
Her eyes they shined like sparking diamonds
 
Of stars than  
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ne on a cold frosty  
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night
I drew her near then I awakened
 
With two empty  
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ms and you on my  
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mind
Heaven seemed so near while I was dreaming
 
It hurts to  
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kn-
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ow you left me  
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behind

 

FAQ

 

Who sang the the song Hemlock And Primroses?
– The song Hemlock And Primroses was sang by Ralph Stanley.

 

Who is Ralph Stanley?
– Ralph Edmund Stanley (February 25, 1927 – June 23, 2016) was an American bluegrass artist, known for his distinctive singing and banjo playing. Stanley began playing music in 1946, originally with his older brother Carter Stanley as part of The Stanley Brothers, and most often as the leader of his band, The Clinch Mountain Boys. He was also known as Dr. Ralph Stanley.
He was part of the first generation of bluegrass musicians and was inducted into both the International Bluegrass Music Hall of Honor and the Grand Ole Opry.

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