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The Riddle Song:
Lyrics, Chords and Lead Sheet

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I gave my love a cherry
That had no stone
I gave my love a chicken
That had no bone
I told my love a story
That had no end
I gave my love a baby
With no cryin'

How can there be a cherry
That has no stone?
And how can there be a chicken
That has no bone?
And how can there be a story
That has no end?
And how can there be a baby
With no cryin'?

A cherry when it's bloomin'
It has no stone
A chicken when it's pippin' 
It has no bone
The story of I love you
It has no end
A baby when it's sleeping
It's not cryin'

I gave my love a cherry
That had no stone
I gave my love a chicken
That had no bone
I told my love a story
That had no end
I gave my love a baby
With no cryin'

 

Music excerpt (click on image for a full pdf version in G, A and F)

The Riddle Song

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