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K:Db P:verse B | B B B | B c d | A A F | D E F | w:I'll sing ye a sto-ry o' trou-ble an' woe That-'ll G G E | G G E | E E3/2 B/2 | B B B | B c d | w:cause ye to shud-der and shi-ver Con-cer-nin' a Chi-i-nee A2 F | D2 F | G2 E | F2 D | E E3/2 E/2 | w:Cbum-boat man that sailed the Yang-tze ri-ver He E2 F | G G A | B2 B | e2 B/2B/2 | =B2 ^B | A2 B | B3 | w:wuz a hea-then o' high deg-ree, as the joss-house reco-rds show z2 B | e e e | d2 B | =B2 ^B | B2 E/2E/2 | w:His fam-i-ly name was wing chang loo But the G G E | F F D | E B B | B B B | w:sail-ors all called him jim crow-ee-eye-oh-ee-eye % P:chorus B3/2 =B/2 ^B | B3/2 =B/2 ^B | A2 F | D3 | E/2E/2E/2E/2F/2B/2 | E2 B | w:Hitch-y-kum, itch-y-kum, yah, yah, yah Sail-or men no lik-ee me. No B B B | B c d | A2 F | B,3 | [M:C] E/2E/2E/2G/2 F/2F/2 D | E3/2 B/2 B || w:sa-vy the sto-ry of Wing Chang Loo Too much of the bob-er-eye-ee, kye-eye % W:1 W:I'll sing ye a story o' trouble an' woe, that'll cause ye to shudder and shiver, W:Concernin' a Chinese bumboat man that sailed the Yangtze river. W:He wuz a heathen o' high degree, as the joss-house records show, W:His family name was wing chang loo, W:But the sailors all called him jim crow-ee-eye-oh-ee-eye! W: W:ch W:Hitch-y-kum, kitch-y-kum, yah, yah, yah W:Sailormen no likee me W:No savy the story of Wing Chang Loo W:Too much of the bob-er-eye-ee, kye-eye W: W:2 W:Now Wing Chang Loo he fell in love, with a gal called Ah Chu Fong, W:She `ad two eyes like pumpkin seeds, an' slippers two inches long, W:But ah Chu Fong loved a pirate bold with all her heart an' liver, W:He wuz the capitan of a double-decked junk, An' he sailed the Yangtze river-eye-iver-eye! W: W:3 W:When wing Chang Loo he heard o' this, he swore an' `orrible oath: W:If Ah Chu marries that pirate bold, I `ll make sausage meat o' them both! W:So he hoisted his blood-red battle flag, put into the Yangtze river, W:He steered her east an' south an' west, 'till that pirate he did diskiver-eye-iver-eye! W: W:4 W:The drums they beat to quarters an' the cannons did loudly roar, W:The red `ot dumplin `s flew like lead, an' the scuppers they ran with gore. W:The pirate paced the quarterdeck with never a shake nor a shiver, W:He wuz shot in the stern wid' a hard-boiled egg, That penetrated his liver-eye-iver-eye! W: W:5 W:The dyin' pirate feebly cried, "We'll give the foe more shot, W:If I can't marry Ah Chu Fong, then Wing Chang loo shall not!" W:When a pease-pudden `ot hit the bumboat's side, it caused a `orrible scene, W:It upset a pot of `ot bow-wow soup, An' exploded the magaye-eenee-ayeeenee! % % % % % % % % %]


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