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Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)

rosma 12 Aug 20 - 05:45 AM
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Jack Campin 11 Aug 20 - 01:31 AM
Joe Offer 11 Aug 20 - 12:10 AM
GUEST,keberoxu 10 Aug 20 - 10:17 PM
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GUEST,Audi0000girl 17 Jul 02 - 06:28 PM
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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: rosma
Date: 12 Aug 20 - 05:45 AM

...and here are The Young-Uns.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 11 Aug 20 - 06:46 PM

Here's Dick Gaughan's version of it:
Tom Paine's Bones - Dick Gaughan
The first time I heard this song, though, was from the excellent (all female) group "The Shee":
Tom Paine's Bones - The Shee


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: Mysha
Date: 11 Aug 20 - 12:20 PM

Doesn't mean they can't build a statue in his memory if they really want to.

Bye
Mysha


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: Jack Campin
Date: 11 Aug 20 - 01:31 AM

I always thought Dick Gaughan wrote that.

I heard it sung a while back by a young guy who'd learnt it from a Gaughan recording, which was in Gaughan's usual unpredictable timing. He figured out you could just do it in 7/4 straight through. Worked really well.


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Subject: ADD: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 11 Aug 20 - 12:10 AM

TOM PAINE'S BONES
(Graham Moore)

As I dreamed out one evening by a river of discontent
I bumped right into old Tom Paine
As a-running down the road he went
He said I can’t stop right now my son King Georgy’s after me
He’ll have a rope around my throat and hang me on the liberty tree

Chorus (twice after each verse):
And I will dance to Tom Paine’s bones
Dance to Tom Paine’s bones
I'll dance in the oldest boots I own
To the rhythm of Tom Paine’s bones

He said I just spoke about freedom and justice for everyone
Ever since the very first word I spoke
I’ve been looking down the barrel of a gun
Well they say I preached revolution but let me say in my defence
All I did wherever I went was to talk a lot of ‘Common Sense’

Well old Tom Paine he ran so fast he left me standing still
And there I was a piece of paper in my hand
Standing at the top of the hill
And it said, “This is “The Age of Reason’, these are ‘The Rights of Man‘
Kick off religion and monarchy”, it was written there in Tom Paine’s plan

[ Old American nursery rhyme: ]
Poor old Tom Paine there he lies
Nobody laughs, nobody cries
Where he’s gone or how he fares
Nobody knows and nobody cares

Last chorus (twice):
But I will dance to Tom Paine’s bones
Dance to Tom Paine’s bones
I'll dance in the oldest boots I own
To the rhythm of Tom Paine’s bones



Transcription from Mainly Norfolk. Thanks, Reinhard.

Here's a recording by Grace Patrie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7b149kkQAE


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: GUEST,keberoxu
Date: 10 Aug 20 - 10:17 PM

Not only that, Joe,
but nobody knows where the bones ARE:
somebody, erm, misplaced them. What a saga.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req/Add: Tom Paine's Bones (Graham Moore)
From: Joe Offer
Date: 10 Aug 20 - 06:27 PM

Needs cleanup and verification

Patience says: Wm. Cobbett brought Tom Paine’s bones back from New Rochelle to England; the intended monument was never built.


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,Audi0000girl
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 06:28 PM

Thanks thanks!!


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Subject: Tune Add: TOM PAINE'S BONES
From: MMario
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 09:47 AM

X:1
T:TOM PAINE'S BONES
N:from www.lecairde.de/Notenbilder
I:abc2nwc
M:4/4
L:1/8
K:D
D4D2F2|E4E4|d4d2B2|G6(A B)|A4A2F2|A4B2F2|
F E E E E D3|B,8|D4D2F2|E4E4|d4(d2B2)| G6(A B)|A4A2F2|A4B2F2|F E E E E D3|B,6A,B,| D4D2D2|E4E4|d4d2B2|d4B4|A2A A A F3|A A3B4| F F F E E E D2|B,8


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,Activities_Lady
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 07:48 AM

Hmmm.................... I'd say that lower case seems to mean minor so f# would be F#m in English, and h would be Bm. They'd naturally fit with the A and D chords. ???????

What do we think?


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,Audi0000girl
Date: 17 Jul 02 - 12:54 AM

Awe...............Thanks guys...love to watch a group effort...produce the answers..so sweet!! Huggzz from Audi!! And as soon as England wakes up..I'll have Moi, give credit to the site..lol I stole the answer to post here without...questioning! :-)


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 06:31 PM

Here is the Index page to the German site mentioned above.
There are other interesting songs on this website. To get "Tom..." click on T and scroll: Song Index


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: MMario
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 03:24 PM

Thanx Michael


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: michaelr
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 03:22 PM

"h" = B

Michael


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: MMario
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 03:09 PM

They were talking about that on the forum once - it (the 'h') is used in german and I think french music notation for one of the "standard" chords - but I misremeber which - as I don't know a chord from a bunch of stovewood I don't even try to remmeber that kinda stuff. It causes my brain cell to break out in a nervous sweat and then lint sticks to it.

Care to share the url of the site you found it on? Always good to give credit...


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Subject: Lyr Add: TOM PAINE'S BONES
From: GUEST,Audi0000girl
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 02:39 PM

MMario

We have a success.  I found this on a German website. Weird... Actually Moi found it..lol   here you go Mario! Maybe you can answer the question at the end of the lyrics?

TOM PAINE'S BONES
    D                            A                      h                        G
As I roved out one evening by a river of discontent
  D                                      f#                              A                                               G
I bumped straight into old Tom Paine as running down the road he went
                 D                              A                           h                          G
He said, "I can't stop right now child, King George is after me
          D                       f#                                    A                                         G
He'd have a rope around my throat and hang me on the Liberty Tree."

CHORUS:
         D                        A                         h                        G
I will dance to Tom Paine's bones dance to Tom Paine's bones
D                                   f#                               A                                        G(D)
Dance in the oldest boots I own to the rhythm of Tom Paine's bones.

I only talked about freedom And justice for everyone
But since the very first word I spoke I've been looking down the barrel of a gun
And they say I preached revolution, Let me say in my defence
That all I did wherever I went was to talk a lot of common sense.

Chorus

Old Tom Paine, he ran so fast he left me standing still
And there I was, a piece of paper in my hand, standing at the top of the hill
And it said, "This is the Age of Reason these are the Rights of Man
Kick off religion and monarchy" it was written there in Tom Paine's plan.

Chorus

Old Tom Paine, there he lies nobody laughs and nobody cries
Where he's gone or how he fares nobody knows – and nobody cares.

Chorus

the site also has it in musical notation form.  one question though.  what's the "h"?


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: MMario
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:50 AM

share?


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,moi
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:46 AM

got 'em Audi. check out the Den...


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: MMario
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:46 AM

(psst - no need to bump up for about 23 hours or so; they always remain on the default page for a day.)

Yes - the song is by Graham Moore and has been recorded by a number of people.

I was able to find a few partial lyrics on google. Haven't bothered to post as anyone can do the same - and since they aren't complete.


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,Audi0000girl
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:37 AM

Another clue...the song is on the OUTLAWS and DREAMERS Album.... :-( But..I don't own it!!

Thanks again!


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Subject: RE: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST,Audi0000girl
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:24 AM

Bump this up.....please don't let this go unanswered!!


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Subject: I need the lyrics to Tom Paine's Bones
From: GUEST
Date: 16 Jul 02 - 11:15 AM

I have looked everywhere..please if you have the lyrics....Tom Paine's Bones...Graham Moore! Thanks in advance...Can find it no where....!!


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