Songbook: Folk Songs

Song by Pete Seeger and Lee Hayes

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Kisses Sweeter Than Wine


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K:C W:1 W:Well, when I was a young man, never been kissed W:I got to thinkin' it over- how much I had missed W:So I got me a girl and I kissed her and then, and then W:Oh, lordy, well I kissed 'er again W: W:ch W:Because she had kisses sweeter than wine W:She had, mmm, mmm, kisses sweeter than wine W: W:2 W:Well I asked her to marry and to be my sweet wife W:I told her we'd be so happy for the rest of our life W:I begged and I pleaded like a natural man W:And then, whoops oh lordy, well she gave me her hand W: W:3 W:Well we worked very hard, both me and my wife W:Workin' hand-in-hand to have a good life W:We had corn in the field and wheat in the bin W:And then, whoops oh lord, I was the father of twins W: W:4 W:Well our children, they numbered just about four W:And they all had a sweetheart a'knockin' on the door W:They all got married and they wouldn't hesitate W:I was, whoops oh lord, the grandfather of eight W: W:5 W:Well now that I'm old and I'm a'ready to go W:I get to thinkin' what happened a long time ago W:Had a lot of kids, a lot of trouble, and pain W:But then, whoops oh lordy, well I'd do it all again % % % % % % % %]

						
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Songbook: Folk Songs

Song by Pete Seeger and Lee Hayes

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