Mudcat Café message #2942632 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #52109   Message #2942632
Posted By: GUEST
09-Jul-10 - 06:06 PM
Thread Name: The Great Tune Hunt Permathread
Subject: RE: The Great Tune Hunt Permathread
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T:Dear Old Donegal
C:Steve Graham
S:Songs & Dances of Ireland, Wise Publications, 1982
w: It
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w: seems like on-_ly yes-ter-day, I sailed from out of Cork._ A
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w: wan-der-er from E-rin's isle, I land-ed in New York._ There
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w: was-n't a soul_ to greet me there, a strang-er on the shore,_ But
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w: I-rish luck was with me here, and rich-es came ga-lore._ And
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w: now that I'm go-ing back a-gain to dear old E-rin's isle._ My
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w: friends will meet me on the pier and greet me with a smile._ Their
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w: fa-ces, sure, I've al-most for-got. I've been so long a-way,_ But my
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w: mo-ther will in-tro-duce them all and this to me will say:_ * "Shake
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w: hands with your Un-_cle Mike, me boy, and here is your sis-ter Kate,_ And
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w: there's the girl you used to swing down on the gar-den gate._ Shake
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w: hands with all of the neigh-bours,_ and kiss the col-leens all._ You're as
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w: wel-come as the flow'rs in May to dear old Don-e-gal.