Hard Times Come Again No More


Key: G

Form: Song*

ABC

X:1
T:Hard Times (Come again no more)
M:2/2
L:1/4
K:G
z2 G A| B2 B B| B d2 B| A G G3/4 A/4- B| B2 e- d| d2 B B| B3/4 A/4- G A3/2 G/2|\
G4| z2 G A| B2 B B| B d2 B| A G G3/4 A/4- B| B2 e- d| d2 B2| B3/4 A/4- G A3/2 G/2|\
G4| z2 B c| d3 d| d2 ^c d| e4| d4| g2 d2| e- d d2| B/2 B3/2 AG/2-A/2|\
A2 G/2 A3/2| B2 B B| B d2 B| A G G3/4 A/4- B| B2 e- d| d2 B2| B3/4 A/4- G A3/2 G/2|\
G4|

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Sheet Music in PDF: Hard times

YouTube:*

Source (if known): Stephen Foster

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Region: USA, Southern

*Notes: The YouTube above is played in D major

Lyrics:

Let us pause in life’s pleasures and count its many tears
While we all sup sorrow with the poor
There’s a song that will linger forever in our ears
Oh Hard times come again no more

Chorus:

Tis the song, the sigh of the weary
Hard times, hard times, come again no more
Many days you have lingered around my cabin door
Oh hard times come again no more

While we seek mirth and beauty and music bright and gay
There are frail forms fainting at the door
Though their voices are silent, their pleading looks will say
Oh hard times come again no more

Chorus

Tis a sigh that is wafted across the troubled wave
Tis a wail that is heard upon the shore
Tis a dirge that is murmured around the lowly grave
Oh hard times come again no more

Chorus