Henrik Norbeck's ABC Tunes

Display tune: Billy O'Shea

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From file hnsong1.abc Get ABC for this tune
X:151
T:Billy O'Shea
R:song
Z:id:hn-song-151
M:2/4
L:1/8
Q:1/4=90
K:D
A/A/ | AF Ad | d/d/B A<D |
A2 A>G | F<A- A
A | AF Ad | d/d/B A<D |
FF E/E/E | D4 ||
(A<F) A2 | (B<G) B2 |
A2 A>G | F<A- A
A | AF Ad | d/d/B A<D |
FF E/E/E | D3 ||
W:Oh, we all got drunk in Dub-lin City,
W:All down me Billies,
W:We all got drunk in Dub-lin City,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Chorus:
W:All down, all down,
W:All down me Billies,
W:All down, all down by Dub-lin City,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Saint Patrick was a roamin' sailor,
W:All down me Billies,
W:He had a Pater and a Mater,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:He sailed around by the Gloucester Diamond,
W:All down me Billies,
W:And he drove the snakes all out of Ireland.
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:I'll sing you a song of the Blackball Line, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:That's the line where I wasted me prime, boys,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:There was tinkers, tailors and fakers all, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:They shipped us A.B.s aboard the Blackball.
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:Just take a trip to Liverpool, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:Liverpool that packet school, boys,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Yankee sailors you'll see there, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:With their red-topped boots and short-cut hair, boys.
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Chorus
W:
W:Santander Jim was the mate from Hell, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:With fists or iron and feet as well, boys,
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:It's "Foretop halyards!" he does roar, boys,
W:All down me Billies,
W:And "Lay aloft Mick, ye a son of a whore!", boys.
W:All down Billy O'Shea.
W:
W:Chorus


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