Song by Luke Kelly

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Home Boys Home


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R:jig L:1/8 Z:Webmaster K:D A3| d2d d2e|f2f f2e|d2d d2B|A3 A3| w:Oh well, who would-n't be a sai-lor lad a 'Sai-lin' on the e2e e2f|g3 f2e|d2e f2g|a6| w:main To gain the good-will of his cap-tain's good name a3 a2a|g3 g2g|f2g a2f|e3-e zf| w:He came a-shore one eve -ning for to be - And a2a g2f|e2d c2B|A2A B2c|d3 f2e| w:that was the be-gin-ning of my own true love and me. And it's P:chorus .d3z3|.A3z3|.d3z3|.d3.d3| w:home, boys home Home I'd l f2e d2f|a6|b3 b2b|a3 f2e| w:like to be, home for a while in my own coun-try d3 c2d|e3 f2g|a3 a2a|g3 g2g| w:try. Where the oak and the ash and the bon-ny ro- f2g a2f|e3-e2f|a2a g2f|e2d c2B|A3 B2c|d6| w:wan tree Are all - a-grow-ing green - in - the - old coun -try W:1 W:Oh well, who wouldn't be a sailor lad a 'Sailin' on the main W:To gain the goodwill of his captain's good name W:He came ashore one evening for to be W:And that was the beginning of my own true love and me W: W:ch W:And it's home, boys home W:Home I'd like to be, home for a while in my own country W:Where the oak and the ash and the bonny rowan tree W:Are all a-growing green in the old country W: W:ch W:And it's home, boys home W:Home I'd like to be, home for a while in my own country W:Where the oak and the ash and the bonny rowan tree W:Are all a-growing green in the old country W: W:2 W:Well I asked her for a candle for to light me up to bed W:And likewise for a handkerchief to tie around me head W:She tended to me needs like a young maid ought to do W:So then I says to her: 'Now won't you leap in with me too?' W: W:3 W:Well she jumped into bed, making no alarm W:Thinking a young sailor lad could do to her no harm W:Well I hugged her and I kissed her the whole nightlong W:Till she wished the short night had been seven years long W: W:4 W:Well early next morning the sailor lad arose W:And into Mary's apron threw a handful of gold W:Saying, 'Take this me dear for the mischief that I've done W:For tonight I fear I've left you with a daughter or a son' W: W:5 W:'Well, if it be a girl child, send her out to nurse W:With gold in her pocket and with silver in her purse W:And if it be a boy child he'll wear the jacket blue W:And go climbing up the rigging like his daddy used to do' W: W:6 W:Maidens, a warning take by me W:And never let a sailor lad an inch above your knee W:For I trusted one and he beguiled me W:He left me with a pair of twins to dangle on me knee % % % % % % After The Campfire Song Book % My Own Song Book % The Song And The Story % Songs From Hazzards Huzzah % % % % %]

						
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Song by Luke Kelly

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Category - Sea song