In 1859, George, then 21, had fallen in love with one of his students, Margaret Clark, 18. My face is a well written page, Maggie Tom Rush When You And I Were Young by George W. Johnson James Austin Butterfield E E/D# C#m C#m/B A A/G# F#m I wander'd today to the hill Maggie E B Bsus B Bsus B To watch the scene below E E/D# C#m C#m/B A A/G# F#m The creek and the rusty old mill Maggie E B E Esus E Esus E Where we wandered in the long, long ago. Maggie. My face is a well-written page, Maggie, Have each found a place of rest My steps are less sprightly than then I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, to watch the scene below, The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, as we used to long, long ago. And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie, Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or. In polished white mansion of stone, Maggie Chorus: And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, I wandered today to the hills, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie Where we used to long, long ago. Ranchers on the bus - "I Wandered Today to the Hills, Maggie" Max Terhune - "Oh! But time alone was the pen 2. When You and I Were Young, Maggie went on to become one of most popular songs on both sides of the Atlantic. They say we are aged and gray, Maggie, The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Maggie Foster & Allen Capo op 2 [Verse 1] D G I wandered today to the hills Maggie, D A to watch the scene below, D G The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie, D … Oh, they say that I'm feeble with age, Maggie Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie D A7addG D D7 Where we sat in the long, long ago. I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie Where we sat in the long, long ago The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie Since you and I were young. When you and I were young The words and music were adopted in the Scottish burgh of Selkirk more than 100 years ago. Jazz musicians: Benny Goodman, Tommy Ladnier, Red Nichols, Fats Waller and Teddy Wilson, http://www.cshf.ca/song/when-you-and-i-were-young-maggie/, Also see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/When_You_and_I_Were_Young,_Maggie, It looks like you are using an ad-blocker. 1 I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below, The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Where we sat in the long, long ago. I wandered today to the hills Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie Where we used to long long ago The green growth is gone from the hills Maggie Where first the daisise spring The creaking old mill is still Maggie Since you and I were young. In polish'd white mansion of stone, Maggie, [Chorus]Source: Seth Parker's Hymnal #202. Where first the daisies sprung; George married three times but never forgot his beloved Maggie. I wandered today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below - The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to, long ago. An old song done in A with high lead and alto on the chorus. When You and I Were Young, Maggie (George W. Johnson and James Austin Butterfield) I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below; The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, Where we sat in the long, long ago. Chorus And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, 1. I have wandered today to the hills, Maggie, To watch the scene below O, the creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, Where we used to long long ago. Verse: D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie D A7 To watch the scene below D D7 G The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie D A7 D Where we sat in the long, long ago. D = X-X-0-2-3-2 D7 = X-X-0-2-1-2 G = 3-2-0-0-0-3 A = X-0-2-2-2-0 A7 = X-0-2-2-2-3 E7 = 0-2-0-1-0-0 Bm = X-2-4-4-3-2 Capo op 2 Verse: 1 I wandered today to the hills maggie, to watch the scene below, The creek and Maggie Foster & Allen Capo op 2 Verse: 1 D G I wandered today to the hills Maggie, D A to watch the scene below, D G The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie, D A7 D as we used to long, long ago, G D The green grove is gone from the hills Maggie, A E7 A A7 where once the daises sprung,. A city so silent and lone, Maggie I wandered today to the hills, Maggie. Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie They say we are aged and gray, Maggie I wandered today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below; The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to, long ago. D A A7 To watch the scene below. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie. When you and I were young. Where we sat in the long, long ago To watch the scene below, And now we are aged and gray, Maggie The trials of life nearly done Where the young and the gay and the best, [A D E B] Chords for I Wandered to the Hill Maggie with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. And join in the songs that were sung [Chorus], 3 They say I am feeble with age, Maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie. When you and I were Young Maggie George, who never benefited financially from the song, later became principal of Hamilton’s Central Public School and taught at Upper Canada College. He wrote the poem as a pledge of undying love and later had it published in a collection of his verse, titled Maple Leaves. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie 2 A city so silent and lone, Maggie, Since you and I were young When you and I were young. In Ireland, the tune is sometimes known as Nora, from a Sean O’Casey play, The Ploughs and The Stars. Tune: [I wandered today to the hill, Maggie], All tunes published with 'When You and I Were Young, Maggie'. The green grove is gone from the hill, maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. Maggie I wandered today to the hills Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie As we used to long long ago The…. Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie, As sprays by the white breakers flung, Where first the daisies sprung The trials of life nearly done, After they were engaged, Margaret became ill with tuberculosis. Let us sing of the days that are gone, Maggie My steps are less sprightly than then; He was also a professor at University of Toronto and at Cornell University. Where we sat in the long, long ago. When you and I were young View full lyrics Cover artists include: Tenors: Henry Burr, Harry MacDonough, John McCormack and Frank Mum. Verse 1 D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie D A A7 To watch the scene below D D7 G The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie D A7addG D D7 Where we sat in … The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. The old rusty mill is still, Maggie, Have each found a place of rest, I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to long long ago The green grove is gone from the hills, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. G D The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie, to watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, as we used to long, long ago The green grove has gone from the hills, Maggie, where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, since you and I were young Susanna"(Written by Stephen Foster) Robert Livingston - "When the Campfire is … I wandered today to the hill, Maggie, To watch the scene below - The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie, As we used to, long ago. Let us sing of the days that are gone, Maggie, I wandered today to the hills Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill Maggie As we used to long long ago. Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, I wandered today to the hill, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie Where we sat in the long, long ago The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie When you and I were young. Where we used to go long ago. 1 I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, I wandered today to the hill, Maggie 2. I wandered today to the hill, maggie, To watch the scene below, The creek and the creakin' old mill, maggie, As we used to do long ago! Since you and I were young. The creakin' old mill is still, maggie, Since you and I were young! D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, Maggie. The green grove is gone from the hills Maggie Where first the daisies sprung The creaking old mill is still Maggie Since you and I were young Chorus: They say we have outlived our time, Maggie, As dated as songs we have sung But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie, When you and I were young! George married his Maggie in 1864 but she had a relapse with the disease, dying in 1865, only seven months later. One of the most popular ballads of the 19th and early 20th centuries with over 40 versions to its credit, When You and I Were Young, Maggie began as a love poem written by a school master, George Johnson, who taught in Glanford Township, south of Hamilton. For we sang just as gay as they, Maggie But time alone was the pen. The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, They say I am feeble with age, Maggie As spray by the white breakers flung A E7 A A7 Where first the daisies sprung. In 1866, George’s friend, James Butterfield, set the poem to music. [D A Dm G E] Chords for Maggie (I Wandered Today To The Hills Maggie) - Rob Mashburn with capo transposer, play along with guitar, piano, ukulele & mandolin. When you and I were young. I wandered today, through the hills, Maggie To watch the scene below The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie As we used to long long ago. To watch the scene below The green growth is gone from the hills, Maggie Where first the daisies spring The creaking old mill is still, Maggie Since you and I were young. D D7 G The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie. The green grove has gone from the hills, Maggie, where first the daisies sprung, The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, since you and I were young. To watch the scene below. Where the young and the gay and the best Ad revenue helps keep us running. 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