the jolly butcher Great Big Sea
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 1998 16:42:30 -0300 From: Tim & Cheryl Wartman Subject: g/great_big_sea/the_jolly_butcher.crd Another Great GBS Tune The Jolly Butcher Chorus G Oh won't you come along with me love C D G Come along with me Come for one night and be my wife C D G And come along with me G D Well it is of a jolly butcher as you might plainly see G F C D As he rumbled out one morning in search of company G D He went into a tavern and a fair girl he did see G F C D come for one night be my wife, come along with me G He called for liquor of the best D And he made such fortune play G Come for a drink it will make you think F C D That it is our wedding day Chorus Well he called for a candle to light their way to bed And when he had her in the room these words to her he said A sovereign I will give to you for to embrace your charms And all that night the fair young maid laid in the strangers arms Chorus Ah early the next morning the charlotte went his way He looked onto the that fair young maid and onto her did say That sovereign that I gave to you. Now do not think me strange That sovereign that I gave to you will you give me back me change Chorus Well about twelve months later he rumbled out once more And he went into the tavern where he'd often been before He wasn't in there very long when his fair girl he did see And she brought forth a baby three months old and placed it on his knee Ah when he saw the baby he began to curse and swear And he said onto that fair young maid why did you bring him here Well he is your own kind sir she said. Do not think me strange That sovereign that you gave to me well I give's you back your change Chorus
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