The Child's Own Music Book/Baby Bye, Here's a Fly

BABY BYE, HERE'S A FLY


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\addlyrics { \set stanza = #"1. " Ba -- by bye, here's a fly, We will watch him, you and I. How he crawls up the walls, Yet he nev -- er falls! __ I be -- lieve, with those six legs; You and I could walk on eggs! There he goes, on his toes, Tick -- ling ba -- by's nose. __ }
\addlyrics { \set stanza = #"2. " Spots of red dot his head; Rain -- bows on his wings are spread! That small speck is his neck, See him nod and beck! __ I can show you if you chose; Where to look to find his shoes; Three small pairs, made of hairs, These he al -- ways wears. __ }
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  f4 bes, c c | f c f, r } >>

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