Folk Song

X:35 T:The Parting Glass M: C N:This is a very traditional Irish song for singing at the end of an N:evening, a gathering or an event. Probably the only song more common N:as a wrap-up is the Soldier's Song, the national anthem of Ireland. O:Irish


K:Em "Em"(BA)| G2 E2 E2 (DE)|G2 G2 "D"A2 (GA)|B2"Em"B2 (BA) (GA)|B2 D2"D"D2 (BA)| G2 E2"Em"E2 (DE)|G2 G2 "D"A2 (GA)|B2"Em"e2 "D"(dB) (AB)|"Em"G2 E2 E2 B2| "G"(dB) (de) d2 B2|(dB) (de) d2 B2|"Am"c2 B2 (BA) (GA)|"G"B2 D2 D2 (BA)| "Em"G2 E2 E2 (DE)| G2 G2 "D"A2 (GA)| "Em"B2 e2 "D"(dB) (AB)|"Em"G2 E2 E2 | % W:1. W:Of all the money ere I had, I spent it in good company, W:And all the harm I've ever done, alas was done to none but me W:and all I've done for want of wit, to memory now I can't recall W:so fill me to the parting glass, goodnight and joy be with you all. W: W:2. W:Of all the comrades ere I had, they're sorry for my going away, W:and all the sweethearts ere I had , they wish me one more day to stay, W:but since it falls unto my lot that I should go and you should not, W:I'll gently rise and softly call, goodnight and joy be with you all. W: W:3. W:If I had money enough to spend and leisure time to sit awhile W:there is a fair maid in this town who sorely has my heart beguiled W:Her rosey cheeks and ruby lips, I alone she has my heart in thrall W:so fill me to the porting glass goodnight and joy be with you all. % % % % %