I Wish My Baby Was Born

from by Eliza Acty

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Trad: arr: E.Acty: P.Acty


I Wish My Baby Was Born - Traditional

I wish, I wish my baby was born
And sittin' on its papa's knee
And me, poor girl, were dead and gone
And the green grass growin' o'er my feet

I ain't ahead, nor never will be
'Till the sweet apple grows
On a the sour apple tree

I wish I wish my love had died
And sent his soul to wander free
Then we might where ravens fly
Let our poor bodies rest in peace

But still I hope the time will come
When you and I shall be as one

The owl, the owl Is a lonely bird
It chills my heart with dread and terror
That someone's blood there on his wings
That someone's blood there on his feathers
That someone's blood there on his feathers


from Enough Time, released March 13, 2017
Eliza Acty - Vocals/Guitar
Peter Acty - Clawhammer Banjo



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Eliza Acty is a singer and musician based in Devon, UK.

With her unique vocal style, Eliza performs a wide range of folk, blues, American old-time and contemporary songs that span over a century of music.

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