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