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K:F P:verse DDF/F/F D/D/DFF/G/|AAA/A/A A/A/A/A/AA/A/| w:Ev-ery mor-ning at sev-en o clock there were twen-ty ta-rri-ers drill-ing at the rock. The boss DD/D/FF/F/ DD2FG|AA/A/A/A/ AA/A/AG| w:comes a-long and he says keep still and come down hea-vy on the cast ir-on drill And P:chorus FFE/D/C D4|dde/d/c d2-dd/e/|fedc A/A/A/A/A2| w:drill, ye ta-rri-ers, drill Drill, ye ta-rri-ers, drill - For it's work all day for sug-ar in you tay A3/2A/A3/2A/ AAzG|FFE/D/C D2zA|D2zA d4| w:Down be-yond the rail-way And drill, ye ta-rri-ers, drill And blast, and fire % W:1 W:Every morning about seven o'clock W:There were twenty tarriers drilling at the rock W:The boss comes along and he says, "Keep still W:And bear down heavy on the cast iron drill" W: W: ch W: And drill, ye tarriers, drill W: Drill, ye tarriers, drill W: For it's work all day for the sugar in you tay W: Down beyond the railway W: And drill, ye tarriers, drill W: And blast, and fire W: W:2 W:The boss was a fine man down to the ground W:And he married a lady six feet 'round W:She baked good bread and she baked it well W:But she baked it as hard as the holes in Hell W: W:3 W:The foreman's name was John McCann W:By God, he was a blamed mean man W:Last week a premature blast went off W:And a mile in the air went big Jim Goff W: W:4 W:And when next payday came around W:Jim Goff a dollar short was found W:When asked the reason came this reply W:"You were docked for the time you were up in the sky" % % % % % % % % %]


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Song by Charles Connolly and Thomas Casey

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