Sweet Rosie O-Grady chords & lyrics

by The Freddy Williams Four

Sweet Rosie O-Grady was written and composed by Maude Nugent, an American singer and composer born in Brooklyn, New York on Jan 12, 1873, and died June 3, 1958. This cover is by The Freddy Williams Four is from the album Best Of Barbershop.
Music: D Major → (key change) → G Major in 3/4 & 4/4 time at moderate tempo ( Chorus: ~ 52 bpm ♩)
Chords: D, A7, G, Bm, E7, F#, C, D7, Em, B
The Freddy Williams Four

Sweet Rosie O'Grady by The Freddy Williams Four Barbershop Quartet

Time Signatures:
Chorus: 3/4 
Verse: 4/4 

          D   A7        D      G   A7          D   
Chorus: Sweet Ro-sie O'Gra-dy, my beau-ti-ful Rose
        Bm               D       E7             A7   
        She's my lit-tle la-dy, that ev'ry-one knows
         D   A7         D         G   A7           F#   
        And when we are mar-ried, how hap-py we'll be
       Em                      D  Bm     E7       A7           D   
        I love sweet Ro-sie O'Gra-dy and Ro-sie O'Gra-dy loves me 

     D              A7                  D        A7      D   
With-in a charm-ing cot-tage near the place that saw my birth
        A                  E7                                  A7         
There dwells the sweet-est lit-tle flow-er that e-ver grew on earth
      D                  A7                D       A7         D
This flow-er is known as Ro-sie, 'tis her love-ly christ-ian name
     A          E7                                  A7  
But had she any oth-er name, I'd love her just the same      (key change) 
    
          G   D7        G      C   D7          G   
Chorus: Sweet Ro-sie O'Gra-dy, my beau-ti-ful Rose
        Em               G       A7             D7   
        She's my lit-tle la-dy, that ev'ry-one knows
         G   D7         G         C   D7           B   
        And when we are mar-ried, how hap-py we'll be
       Am                      G  Em     A7       D7           G  
        I love sweet Ro-sie O'Gra-dy and Ro-sie O'Gra-dy loves me 
       Am                      G  Em     A7       D7           G  
        I love sweet Ro-sie O'Gra-dy and Ro-sie O'Gra-dy loves me
        G         C           G  ... 
        Ro-sie O'Gra-dy loves me
      
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Sweet Rosie O-Grady chords and lyrics

D Major → G Major

Fingers 1, 2, 3, 4 : Notes played
A column of 1's: Barre 1st finger over marked strings
Unmarked strings: Play open 
x: Don't play string
Optional Note (4): If you don't the play optional note, do play the string

Right-Handed Chord Tabs   
            G                   D                   D7                 A7                   C
    e |---|---|-3-|     e |---|-2-|---|     e |---|-3-|---|     e |---|---|---|     e |---|---|---|
    B |---|---|---|     B |---|---|-3-|     B |-1-|---|---|     B |---|-3-|---|     B |-1-|---|---|
    G |---|---|---|     G |---|-1-|---|     G |---|-2-|---|     G |---|---|---|     G |---|---|---|
    D |---|---|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|---|---|     D |---|-1-|---|     D |---|-2-|---|
    A |---|-1-|---|     A |---|---|---|x    A |---|---|---|x    A |---|---|---|     A |---|---|-3-|
    E |---|---|-2-|     E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x
Frets   1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3           1   2   3

           E7                  Em                  Bm                   B                  F#
    e |---|---|---|     e |---|---|---|     e |-1-|---|---|     e |-1-|---|---|     e |-1-|---|---|
    B |---|---|(4)|     B |---|---|---|     B |-1-|-2-|---|     B |-1-|---|-4-|     B |-1-|---|---|
    G |-1-|---|---|     G |---|---|---|     G |-1-|---|-4-|     G |-1-|---|-3-|     G |-1-|-2-|---|
    D |---|---|---|     D |---|-2-|---|     D |-1-|---|-3-|     D |-1-|---|-2-|     D |-1-|---|-4-|
    A |---|-2-|---|     A |---|-1-|---|     A |-1-|---|---|     A |-1-|---|---|     A |-1-|---|-3-|
    E |---|---|---|     E |---|---|---|     E |---|---|---|x    E |---|---|---|x    E |-1-|---|---|
Frets   1   2   3           1   2   3           2   3   4           2   3   4           2   3   4

Left-Handed Chord Tabs 
          G                   D                  D7                  A7                   C 
    |-3-|---|---| e     |---|-2-|---| e     |---|-3-|---| e     |---|---|---| e     |---|---|---| e
    |---|---|---| B     |-3-|---|---| B     |---|---|-1-| B     |---|-3-|---| B     |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|---| G     |---|-1-|---| G     |---|-2-|---| G     |---|---|---| G     |---|---|---| G
    |---|---|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|---|---| D     |---|-1-|---| D     |---|-2-|---| D
    |---|-1-|---| A    x|---|---|---| A    x|---|---|---| A     |---|---|---| A     |-3-|---|---| A
    |-2-|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E
      3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1           3   2   1   Frets
      
         E7                  Em                  Bm                   B                  F#
    |---|---|---| e     |---|---|---| e     |---|---|-1-| e     |---|---|-1-| e     |---|---|-1-| e
    |(4)|---|---| B     |---|---|---| B     |---|-2-|-1-| B     |-4-|---|-1-| B     |---|---|-1-| B
    |---|---|-1-| G     |---|---|---| G     |-4-|---|-1-| G     |-3-|---|-1-| G     |---|-2-|-1-| G
    |---|---|---| D     |---|-2-|---| D     |-3-|---|-1-| D     |-2-|---|-1-| D     |-4-|---|-1-| D
    |---|-2-|---| A     |---|-1-|---| A     |---|---|-1-| A     |---|---|-1-| A     |-3-|---|-1-| A
    |---|---|---| E     |---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E    x|---|---|---| E     |---|---|-1-| E
      3   2   1           3   2   1           4   3   2           4   3   2           4   3   2   Frets
    
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