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Byker Hill And Walker Shore


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K:Eb P:verse c c c (B/2c/2) | e c (c/2B/2) G | F F F (E/2F/2) | G B (B G) | w:If I had- a -no-ther pe -nny I would have a -no-ther Jill - c c c (B/2c/2) | e c (c/2B/2) G | c (G/2B/2) B c | G (F/2G/2) G z | w:I would make the - pi-per play - the bon-nie - lads of By-ker - Hill P:chorus c c c (B/2c/2) | e c (c/2B/2 G) | F F F (E/2F/2) | G B (B G) | w:By-ker Hill and - Wa-lker Shore -- Coll-ier lads for - e-ver more c c c (B/2c/2) | e c (c/2B/2 G) | [M:6/4] c G A c G F | [M:C] G2 z z || w:By-ker Hill and - Wa-lker Shore -- Coll-ier lads for e-ver more w: W:1 W:If I had another penny I would have another Jill W:I would make the piper play the bonnie lads of Byker Hill. W: W:ch W:Byker Hill and Walker Shore, Collier lads for ever more. W:Byker Hill and Walker Shore. Collier lads for ever more. W: W:2 W:My Jenny she sits an hour late up, My Jenny she sits an hour late up W:My Jenny she sits an hour late up, To give me my pint pot and a cup. W: W:3 W:It's down the pits we'll go my laddies And down the pits we'll go my mammies, W:We'll try our will and use our skill To cut them ridges down below. W: W:4 W:My Jenny she is never near. My Jenny she is never near W:And when I called out "Where's my supper" She orders up another pint of beer. W: W:5 W:When first I came down to the pit I had no trousers nor no pit shirt, W:Now I've gotten two or three; Byker pit's done well by me. W: W:6 W:Hey Jenny come home.to your little baby Hey Jenny come home to your little baby W:Hey Jenny come home to your little baby With a pint of beer all under your arm W: W:7 W:The pitman and the keelman trim They drink bumble made from gin, W:Then to dance they do begin To the tune of Elsie Marley. W:. W:8 W:The old coalcutter gets two shillings; The deputy gets half a crown, W:The overman gets five and sixpence - That's just for riding up and down. W: W:9 W:Geordie Johnson he had a pig, He hit it with a shovel and it danced a jig W:All the way to the Walker pit To the tuine of Elsie Marley % % % % % % After The Campfire Song Book % My Own Song Book % The Song And The Story % Songs From Hazzards Huzzah % % % % %]

						
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