Over Me (Michael Gray)

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  • (Posted 2017-02-03)   CPDL #42936:   
Editor: Michael Gray (submitted 2017-02-03).   Score information: Letter (landscape), 6 pages, 189 kB   Copyright: CC BY NC ND
Edition notes: 3rd movement from the collection, "Needlepoint"

General Information

Title: Over Me
Composer: Michael Gray
Lyricist: Anon.

Number of voices: 3vv   Voicing: SSA
Genre: SecularPartsong

Language: English
Instruments: Piano

First published: 1982

Description: 3rd movement from the collection, "Needlepoint"

External websites: http://www.graymichael.com

Original text and translations

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I wish to God my baby was born
and sittin’ smiling on daddy’s knee,
While I, poor girl, was in my grave
and the green grass growin’ over me.

I wish I was in the bottom of the sea,
My soul to God, my body in the sea;
and the dark blue waves rollin’ over me.