Greensleeves

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Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced /ˌlɛnərd ˈskɪnərd/ LEN-ərd-SKIN-ərd) is an American rock band best known for popularizing the Southern hard rock genre during the 1970s. Originally formed in 1964 as the "Noble Five" in Jacksonville, Florida, the band rose to worldwide recognition on the basis of … more »

Alas my love you do me wrong 
To cast me out discourteously 
When I have loved you so so long
 Delighting in your company 

Your gown was of the grassy green
Your sleeves of satin were hanging by
 Which made you be a harvest queen
Yet you would not love me

 Green sleeves was my all my joy
 Green sleeves was my delight  Green sleeves was my heart of gold
And who but my lady green sleeves

Alas my love you do me wrong 
To cast me out discourteously 
When I have loved you so so long
 Delighting in your company

Written by: GENE GRILLO, GUY MOON

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