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POP-UP PUB LYRICS

STAR OF THE COUNTY DOWN  

CHORUS 

 

From Bantry Bay up to Derry's Quay From Galway to Dublin Town 

No maid I've seen like the fair cailín (colleen) That I met in the County Down

 


 

LEAVING OF LIVERPOOL 

CHORUS

 

So, fare-thee-well, my own true love And when I return, united we will be. It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me But my darling, when I think of thee



 

THE WILD ROVER 

CHORUS 

And it's no, nay, never (X X X X)   

No, nay never no more (X X) Will I play the wild rover? (X) No, never, no more



 

WILD MOUNTAIN THYME  

CHORUS 

 

Will you go, lassie, go? 

And we'll all go together 

To pull wild mountain thyme All around the blooming heather




 

DOWN BY THE SALLEY GARDENS  

  

My love and I did meet 

She passed the Salley gardens 

With little snow-white feet 

She bid me “take life easy 

  

As the leaves grow on the tree”  

But I was young and fool- ish 

  

And with her I did not agree 

  

In a field down by the river 

My love and I did stand 

  

And on my leaning shoulder 

  

She laid her snow-white hand 

She bid me “take life easy 

  

As the grass grows on the weirs”   

But I was young and foolish 

And now am full of tears




 

LET HIM GO, LET HIM TARRY 

Taylor’s Version 

  

CHORUS 

Let him go, let him tarry, let him sink or let him swim.   

Well, he doesn't care for me, nor I don't care for him. He can go and find another, and I hope she brings him joy, For I'm going to get me a far nicer boy.



 

STEP IT OUT, MARY  

CHORUS 

 

Step it out, Mary, my fine daughter Step it out, Mary, if you can Step it out, Mary, my fine daughter Show your legs to the countryman



 

MRS. MCGRATH  

CHORUS 

  

Too rye ooo, fa-diddle-ee ay Too rye ooo rah ooo rah ay  Too rye ooo, fa-diddle-ee ay Too rye ooo rah ooo rah ay 



 

RED IS THE ROSE 

CHORUS 

Red is the rose that in yonder garden grows Fair is the lily of the valley 

Blue is the water that flows from the Boyne But my love is fairer than any




 

IRISH EYES 

CHORUS 

  

I'm a map of the world and the ones before One foot in sea and one on shore Every step, every hope flung high I'm a map of them all with my Irish eyes





 

BLACK VELVET BAND 

CHORUS 

  

Her eyes they shone like diamonds I thought her the queen of the land; And her hair hung over her shoulders Tied up with a black velvet band



 

THE RATTLING BOG - ERYN BATES 

CHORUS 

 

Oh, ro, the rattlin' bog 

The bog down in the valley, oh Oh, ro, the rattlin' bog 

The bog down in the valley oh



 

DANNY BOY 

 

Oh, Danny boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling From glen to glen, and down the mountain side. The summer's gone, and all the roses falling, It's you, it's you must go and I must bide. 

But come ye back when summer's in the meadow, Or when the valley's hushed and white with snow, It's I'll be here in sunshine or in shadow, Oh, Danny boy, oh Danny boy, I love you so!



 

HARD TIMES, COME AGAIN NO MORE  

CHORUS 

 

‘Tis the song, the sigh of the weary 

Hard times, hard times, come again no more. Many days have you lingered around my cabin door Oh, hard times come again no more


 

THE PARTING GLASS 

CHORUS 

  

So fill to me the parting glass And drink a health whate'er befalls Then gently rise and softly call Good night and joy be to you all 

  

But since it fell unto my lot 

  

That I should rise and you should not I'll gently rise and softly call 

Good night and joy be to you all



 

WHISKEY IN THE JAR 

CHORUS 

 

Mush-a ring dumb-a do dumb-a da Whack fol da daddy-o, whack fol da daddy-o There's whiskey in the jar

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