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…. Susanna"(Written by Stephen Foster) Robert Livingston - "When the Campfire is … The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The old rusty mill is still, Maggie, Since you and I were young. An old song done in A with high lead and alto on the chorus. The old rusty mill is still, 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 Oh they say that I'm feeble with age, Maggie, In polish'd white mansion of stone, Maggie, The words and music were adopted in the Scottish burgh of Selkirk more than 100 years ago. 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. Where we sat in the long, long ago When you and I were young. 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. This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923. To watch the scene below [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. In polished white mansion of stone, 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. G D The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie. The green grove is gone from the hill, 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. The old rusty mill is still, Maggie And join in the songs that were sung; Since you and I were young 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. Since you and I were young. He wrote the poem as a pledge of undying love and later had it published in a collection of his verse, titled Maple Leaves. And join in the songs that were sung Cover artists include: Tenors: Henry Burr, Harry MacDonough, John McCormack and Frank Mum. He later earned a PhD at Johns Hopkins University. Chorus: And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, A city so silent and lone, Maggie D D7 G The creek and the creaking old mill, Maggie. Let us sing of the days that are gone, Maggie 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! 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 … 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. Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, [Chorus], 3 They say I am feeble with age, Maggie, The creek and the rusty old mill, 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. But time alone was the pen My steps are less sprightly than then George married three times but never forgot his beloved Maggie. George, who never benefited financially from the song, later became principal of Hamilton’s Central Public School and taught at Upper Canada College. I wandered today to the hills, Maggie. When you and I were young And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie, Where first the daisies sprung; The creaking old mill is still, Maggie, My face is a well-written page, Maggie, When you and I were young Ranchers on the bus - "I Wandered Today to the Hills, Maggie" Max Terhune - "Oh! My face is a well written page, 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 … 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. 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. As sprays by the white breakers flung, George married his Maggie in 1864 but she had a relapse with the disease, dying in 1865, only seven months later. 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 A7addG D D7 Where we sat in the long, long ago. 2 A city so silent and lone, Maggie, The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie. To watch the scene below, Where first the daisies sprung 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. Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie The creek and the old rusty mill, Maggie, 1 I wander'd today to the hill, Maggie, The trials of life nearly done, 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. 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, 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 The creek and the rusty old mill, Maggie. Where the young and the gay and the best, Tune: [I wandered today to the hill, Maggie], All tunes published with 'When You and I Were Young, Maggie'. But to me you're as fair as you were, 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. They say we are aged and gray, Maggie To watch the scene below. He was also a professor at University of Toronto and at Cornell University. Where the young and the gay and the best When you and I were young. When You and I Were Young, Maggie went on to become one of most popular songs on both sides of the Atlantic. 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. 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. 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! In 1859, George, then 21, had fallen in love with one of his students, Margaret Clark, 18. D D7 G I wandered today to the hill, 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 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,. In Ireland, the tune is sometimes known as Nora, from a Sean O’Casey play, The Ploughs and The Stars. Where we used to go long ago. In 1866, George’s friend, James Butterfield, set the poem to music. Where first the daisies sprung; Chorus And now we are agèd and grey, Maggie, When you and I were young. Where we sat in the long, long ago. They say I am feeble with age, Maggie 2. 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. After they were engaged, Margaret became ill with tuberculosis. Maggie. Chorus: I wandered today to the hill, Maggie 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 The green grove is gone from the hill, Maggie 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. Ad revenue helps keep us running. 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. Is built where the birds used to play, Maggie, The trials of life nearly done My steps are less sprightly than then; Please consider white-listing Hymnary.org or. But to me you're as fair as you were, Maggie, The creakin' old mill is still, maggie, Since you and I were young! And now we are aged and gray, Maggie 1. 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 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. They say we are aged and gray, Maggie, For we sang just as gay as they, Maggie The green grove is gone from the hill, maggie, But time alone was the pen. 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. 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. 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. As spray by the white breakers flung Have each found a place of rest 2. View full lyrics 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 For we sang just as gay as they, Maggie, Chorus: And now we are aged and gray, Maggie, When you and I were Young Maggie Oh, they say that I'm feeble with age, Maggie A E7 A A7 Where first the daisies sprung. [Chorus]Source: Seth Parker's Hymnal #202. When you and I were young. 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