jolly roving tar Great Big Sea
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 1998 15:34:15 -0300 From: Tim & Cheryl Wartman Subject: g/great_big_sea/jolly_roving_tar.crd More GBS.....I love it Jolly Roving Tar Capo: 3rd fret Intro: D G D A D G Ships may come and ships may go A D As long as the sea does roll D G Each sailor lad just like his dad A D He loves the flowing bowl D G A trip ashore he does adore D A With a girl who's nice and round D When the money's gone G It's the same old song A D Get up Jack John sit down Chorus D G Come along, come along, You jolly brave boys, D A There's lots of grog in the jar D G We'll plough the briny ocean A D G D A With the jolly roving tar Jack comes in, it's then he'll steer To some old boarding house They'll welcome him with run and gin, And feed him on pork scouse He'll lend and spend and not offend Till he's lying drunk on the ground But when Chorus Jackie then ahh then he'll sail Bound out for Newfoundland All the ladies fair in Placentia there They love that sailor man. He'll go to shore out on a tear He'll buy some girl a gown. But when Chorus When Jack gets old and weatherbeat, Too old to roam about, They'll let him stop in some rum shop Till eight bells calls him out. Then he'll raise his eyes up to the skies, Sayin' ``Boys, we're homeward bound.'' But when Chorus (x2)
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