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1. A Sailor's Life

A sailor's life, it is a merry life; He robs young girls of their heart's delight; Leaving them behind to weep and mourn; They never know when they will return; "Well, there's four and twenty all in a...

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2. After Halloween

(Sandy Denny); Red and gold and Halloween have passed us by; The charcoal branches lean against the rosy sky; You are so far away and I could touch you if I may; But don't you worry now, I'm only drea...

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3. Angel Delight

John the Wood went out one day; To view the scene from a different angle; He stood and watched a child at play; A-tinkling on an old triangle; Dave the Drum who was passing by; Bought the toy with a c...

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4. Banks Of The Sweet Primroses

As I walked out on a midsummer's morning; For to view the fields and to take the air; Down by the banks of the sweet primroses; There I beheld a most ?love lie? fair; Three short steps, I stepped up t...

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5. Big William

He never put a foot wrong; Until the day Joe met Big William; He made him an offer but he often was wrong; "I'll tell you where to stick it," said Big William to Joe; "You can put it where the monkey ...

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6. Book Song

If she knew what I've seen while I'm watching; Would she know where to smile, what to say? When she leaves from her book to be with me; Where's her mind as she stands while I play? She left behind nam...

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7. Bring 'em Down

Time stood dark and silent and the stars they gave no light; I wandered in an endless dream, haunted by the night; I saw four ghostly riders, the horses in a line; Each in turn did point at me and say...

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8. Chelsea Morning

Woke up big this Chelsea morning and the first thing that I heard; Was a song outside my window; And the traffic wrote the words; It came ringing up like Christmas bells; And rapping up like pipes and...

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9. Close The Door Lightly When You Go

Turn around, don't whisper out my name; For like a breeze, it'd stir a dying flame; I'll miss someone, if it eases you to know; But close the door lightly when you go; Who was the one that stole my mi...

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10. Come All Ye

Come all ye rolling minstrels; And together we will try; To rouse the spirit of the earth; And move the rolling sky; Those that dance will start to dance; And those who don't will stay; In time to lis...

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11. Crazy Man Michael

Within the fire and out upon the sea; Crazy Man Michael was walking; He met with a raven with eyes black as coals; And shortly they were a-talking; "Your future, your future, I would tell to you; Your...

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12. Dawn

Morning shone among the shadows; Sunlight bled upon the silence; From the blackest night; Must come the morning sky; But yesterday was such a long time; Yesterday may last forever; From the barren lan...

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13. Decameron

She doesn't see the day to day; No colours where the children play; She doesn't see the things she's sown; White crosses painted on the door; See me fly, see me cry, see me walk away; Every time the s...

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14. Doctor Of Physick

"Take care daughter dear; Don't dream on many gallant men tonight; Take care daughter dear; For a doctor comes to steal your books in the dead of night"; Every ?sign? in here; So wear your relic near;...

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15. Eastern Rain

Rain comes from the east one night; We watch it come; To hang like beaded curtains till the morning sun; Water dripping from our clothes; You, with raindrops on your nose; Ask me sadly, "Please don't ...

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16. Farewell, Farewell

Farewell, farewell to you who would hear; You lonely travellers all; The cold north wind will blow again; The winding road does call; And will you never return to see; Your bruised and beaten sons? "O...

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17. Flowers Of The Forest

I've heard them lilting; ?At are? you milking; And I've heard them lilting; Before light a-day; Now they are mourning; For all time a-lilting; The flowers of the forest; Are all ?wean? away; Sad they ...

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18. Fotheringay

How often she has gazed from castle windows all; And watched the daylight passing within her captive wall; With no one to heed her call; The evening hour is fading within the dwindling sun; And in a l...

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19. Gone, Gone, Gone

Some sunny day, baby, When everything seems okay, babe, You'll wake up and find; That you're alone. Cause I'll be gone; Gone Gone Gone, really gone; Gone Gone Gone, because you done me wrong; And ever...

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20. I Don't Know Where I Stand

Funny day, looking for laughter and finding it there; Sunny day, braiding white flowers and leaves in my hair; Picked up a pencil and wrote 'I love you' in my finest hand; Wanted to send it but I don'...

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21. I'll Keep It With Mine

You may search at any cost; But how long can you search for what's not lost? Everybody will help you; Some people are very kind; But if I can save you any time; Come on, give it to me; I'll keep it wi...

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22. If It Feels Good, You Know It Can't Be Wrong

Oh...! Here we are just you and me; The folks have gone to bed; Cat's put out, the fire's stoked up; And the fish have all been fed; There's no one to disturb us; So put down your coffee mug; Let's ge...

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23. If Stomp

If I were rich enough; To make you need me as much as I need you; If I could pitch enough; You'd realise what a little country bread can do; Well, if my ma had come very far; And if my pa was an oil-r...

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24. Iron Lion

(Trevor Lucas); Now I've been an engine driver all of my days; That's the only thing I can do; I hold a good head of steam everywhere that I'm seen; Wherever my wheels rolled through; Wherever my whee...

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25. It's Alright Ma, It's Only Witchcraft

Looking through the window; To see which way the wind blows; It seems as though a hurricane is due today; Sunny on the outside; Stormy on the inside; Stormy weather's always best for making hay; Here ...

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26. Jack O'diamonds

Jack O'Diamonds, on the move; Jack O'Diamonds, one-eyed knave; On the move, hits the street; Bumps his head, on the ground; Well, he's a scout, you're born to lose; Shouldn't stay; Jack O'Diamonds is ...

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27. Jack O'rion

Jack O'Rion was the finest fiddler ever fiddled on the string; He could drive young ladies wild with a tune his wires would sing; He could fiddle the fish out of salt water, water from a marble stone;...

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28. John Barleycorn

There were three men come out of the west, their fortunes for to try; And these three men made a solemn vow, John Barleycorn would die; They've ploughed, they've sown, they've harrowed, thrown clods u...

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29. Lady Of Pleasure

She's a lady of pleasure, she's a lady of joy; And she has no illusions of grandeur; You can get what you want when your money's up front; She's a sailor-lad's port in a storm; A sailor-lad's port in ...

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30. Let It Go

There's no excuse for torture, that you ought to know; Let it live, let it breathe, let it go; Yonder stands a scarecrow, he's hollow in his robes; Let it live, let it breathe, let it go; chorus:; The...

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31. Lord Marlborough

You generals all and champions bold that takes delight in fields; That knocks down churches and castle walls but now to death must yield; We must go and face our daring foes and with a sword and shiel...

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32. Matty Groves

A holiday, a holiday, and the first one of the year; Lord Donald's wife came into the church, the gospel for to hear; And when the meeting it was done, she cast her eyes about; And there she saw littl...

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33. Medley: The Lark In The Morning/rakish Paddy/foxhunter's Jig/toss The Feathers

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34. Meet On The Ledge

We used to say; That come the day; We'd all be making songs; Or finding better words; These ideas never lasted long; The way is up; Along the road; The air is growing thin; Too many friends who tried;...

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35. Mr Lacey

Please, Mr Lacey, let me work your loving machine; Please, Mr Lacey, let me work your loving machine; Will you let me control the handles, you know it's the best thing I've ever seen; Well, Mr Lacey, ...

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36. No Man's Land

Hey, come and make it easy; Hey, come and make it black; It's no use to be free; If lies are all the truth they see; They'll screw up what you do; When you're through; Hey, come and make it easy; Hey,...

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37. Nottamun Town

In Nottamun Town, not a soul would look up; Not a soul would look up; Not a soul would look down; Not a soul would look up; Not a soul would look down; To show me the way to fair Nottamun Town; When t...

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38. One More Chance

Calling all olive branches and laid off doves; There is work to do before we say goodbye; But who can see them turning to the face of love; Though I hear them pleading with me, don't let us die; As I ...

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39. Part I

Little did I think when the judge first spoke; Those awful words to me; That I would feel again the cold winds blow; And a heart would beat in 'Babbacombe' Lee; I was born to lead a life of sorrow; I'...

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40. Part Ii

I was sixteen now and full of life, life was full of things to see; Grown up in my little town and only seen Torquay; So it's off I went to Newton Abbot to get myself the deeds to sign; My father took...

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41. Part Iv

A's for the anchor that lies at our bow; B's for the bowsprit and the jibs all lie low; C's for the capstan we all run around; D's for the davits to lower the boat down; (Chorus); Merrily, merrily; So...

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42. Part Ix

The time is near for things to pass, the time for me to leave; But as I lie hear all alone, I really can't believe; That twenty years I've spent on earth would end in so much grief; That the many frie...

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43. Part V

John Lee, your headache's growing, the cold wind's blowing; But the sea's without a ripple; John Lee, your forehead's damp, your muscles cramp; And the sea can't use a cripple; (Chorus); John Lee, you...

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44. Part Vi

"The world has surely lost it's head, the news is full of crimes; There's robberies in The Telegraph and there's murders in The Times; And always more obituaries and even one of these; Concerns the br...

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45. Part Vii

"Lee," the sargeant said to me, "acting on my discretion; It is my solemn duty to arrest you on suspicion"; They put me in a carriage, I was driven many miles; They locked me in a prison cell to await...

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46. Part Viii

There's a tiny little window and the sun comes shining through; Dancing with the dust that's in my cell; There's a sparrow sitting on the sill and he stays for a minute or two; But he's frightened by ...

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47. Part X

Sleep has surprised Mr Lee; We'll creep in behind his eyes and, with his eyes, we will see; Wherever he goes to, we'll be close behind; We'll follow his dreams and we'll stroll in his mind; Dream, dre...

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48. Part Xi

Wake up John, it's time to go Come along John and don't be slow; Come along John, don't be slow Wake up John, it's time to go; Wake up John, it's time to go; A priest joins the procession just to help...

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49. Percy's Song

Bad news, bad news, come to me where I sleep"; Turn, turn, turn again; "Say, one of your friends is in trouble deep"; Turn, turn, to the rain and the wind; "Tell me the trouble, tell me once to my ear...

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50. Pleasure And Pain

(Chorus); Pleasure and pain is like profit and gain; Sometimes you win and sometimes you lose; Be kind to yourself when you're tired of yourself; Don't go mixing the reds along with the blues; The coa...

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51. Polly On The Shore

Come all you wild young men and a warning take by me; Never lead your single life astray or into bad company; As I myself have done, being all in the month of May; When I, as pressed by a sea captain,...

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52. Possibly Parsons Green

Don't say you caught me, if you don't need me; Then I'll walk away, come on make up your mind; Don't try to use me or cry to confuse me 'cause; I know your games and they're the same games as mine; Fe...

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53. Reno, Nevada

It's a long long way down to Reno Nevada; It's a long long way to your home; And the change in your pocket it's beginning to crumble; And you reap just about what you sow; You can walk down the street...

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54. Restless

Born between a river and a railroad; Restlessness has ruled me since I can't remember when; There's something in the wind seems to call me like a friend; So I guess that I'll be on my way, on my way a...

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55. Reynard The Fox

Ye gentlemen of high renown, come listen unto me; That takes delight in fox hunting by every degree; A story I will tell to you, concerning of a fox; Near royston woods and mountains high and over sto...

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56. Reynardine

One evening as I rambled; Among the leaves so green; I overheard a young woman; Converse with Reynardine; Her hair was black, her eyes were blue; Her lips as red as wine; And he smiled to gaze upon he...

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57. Rising For The Moon

I travel over the sea and ride the rolling sky; For that's the way it is, that is my fortune; There are many ears to please, many people's love to try; And every day's begun rising for the moon; There...

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58. Rolling Minstrels

Come all ye rolling minstrels; And together we will try; To rouse the spirit of the earth; And move the rolling sky; Those that dance will start to dance; And those who don't will stay; In time to lis...

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59. She Moves Through The Fair

My young love said to me "My mother won't mind; And my father won't slight you for your lack of kind"; And she laid her hand on me and this she did say; "Oh, it will not be long, lord, till our weddin...

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60. Sickness And Diseases

I do hate to see a rover crippled in the stones; Now he's one step nearer to the ground; And I do hate to see a hawker broken in the bones; (Chorus); Sickness and diseases pull you down, pull you down...

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61. Sloth

Chorus); Just a roll, just a roll; Just a roll on your drum; Just a roll, just a roll; And the war has begun; Now the right thing's the wrong thing; No more excuses to come; Just one step at a time; A...

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62. Some Sweet Day

Some sweet day, some sweet day; I'm gonna hold you like I want to; I'm gonna kiss you like I want to; I'm gonna love you like I need to; Some sweet day; Some sweet day you will say; That you have star...

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63. Stranger To Himself

He was a stranger to himself; A spy in his own camp; And his money was his health; All thrown to the dust by his very own hand; Yet his beauty lingered still; Beyond the draining of the sand; But gree...

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64. Sun Shade

Dying's not easy today; Trying but can't get away; Feel just the almost touch of her hand and the trees in her hair; ?Lies float? the sun, she saw only me in the sky; What could be higher than we? Win...

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65. Suzanne

Suzanne takes you down to the place by the river; You can hear the boats go by; You can spend the night forever; And you know that she's half crazy; That's why you want to be there; And she feeds you ...

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66. Tale In A Hard Time

Take the sun from my heart; Let me learn to despise; I’ll show you another who cannot tell lies; The blind man can see; Put a match to his eyes; I’ll show you another who sings as he cries; I cannot b...

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67. Tam Lin

I forbid you maidens all that wear gold in your hair; To travel to Carter Hall for young Tam Lin is there; None that go by Carter Hall but they leave him a pledge; Either their mantles of green or els...

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68. The Ballad Of Easy Rider

The river flows, flows to the sea; Whereever that river goes that's where I want to be; Flow river flow, let your waters wash down; Take me from this road to some other town; All he wanted was just to...

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69. The Bonny Black Hare

On the fourteenth of May at the dawn of the day; With my gun on my shoulder to the woods I did stray; In search of some game if the weather proved fair; To see could I get a shot at the bonny black ha...

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70. The Deserter

As I was a-walking down Radcliffe highway; A recruiting party came a-beating my way; They enlisted me and treated me till I did not know; And to the Queen's barracks they forced me to go; When first I...

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71. The Hexhamshire Lass

Away with the buff and the blue; And away with the cap and feather; I want to see my lass who lives in Hexhamshire; Off with the . . . and over the moss and the mire; I want to see my lass who lives i...

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72. The Journeyman's Grace

Someone told me there's a grace that leads you straight from place to place; And you always leave the road behind you; You don't need your horses shod, just a dowser and his rod; Leave your mistress, ...

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73. The Lobster

Like a lobster I can swim; And can grow another limb; Where a powerless stump you saw; I have grown a powerful claw; When you'd thought me safely drowned; In the depths I swim around; Dither when you ...

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74. The Widow Of Westmorland's Daughter

There was an old widow in Westmorland who had no daughter but one; And she has prayed both night and day she should keep her maidenhead long; "Ah, don't be daft, mother," she said, "and say no more to...

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75. Three Drunken Maidens

There were three drunken maidens, lived on the Isle of Wight; They drank from Monday morning, didn't stop till Saturday night; When Saturday night came round, my boys, the girlies wouldn't go out; The...

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76. Time Will Show The Wiser

My mind keeps on telling me that this is no good; And my heart is aching, that tells me I should; But only time will show the wiser; I've fallen in love with a girl that's not mine; If I take her it w...

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77. To Althea From Prison

When love, with unconfined wings, hovers within my gates; And my ?divine now fear? brings to whisper at my grates; When I lie tangled in her hair and fettered with her eye; Birds that wanton in the ai...

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78. Tried So Hard

Stopped awhile this morning on my way back home; I had to realize this time that I'd be all alone; Cause she is moving somewhere far away not slow; And though I tried so hard to please her; She said s...

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79. Walk Awhile

Chorus); Walk awhile, walk awhile, walk awhile with me; The more we walk together, love, the better we'll agree; We'll agree; One hand in your mouth and your finger in your eye; Undertakers bow their ...

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80. What Is True

Silver tongues are speaking long and hard into the night; I must be myself and I'll do alright; Oh, please my darling, do not make me sad; Late at night nobody really wants to feel that bad; The rain ...

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81. White Dress

Feel how the wind blows, December despair; Bring me a ribbon to tie up my hair; I'll be your bride, go where you go; All of my life, you'll be my beau; chorus:; Kiss me and I might; Put on the white d...

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82. Who Knows Where The Time Goes?

Across the evening sky, all the birds are leaving; But how can they know it's time for them to go? Before the winter fire, I will still be dreaming; I have no thought of time; For who knows where the ...

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83. Wizard Of The Worldly Game

For seven years I've stood right here; And the flowers ?don't be? by day; All for the yarns that I was told; I spread my arms when they grew cold; And warded off the rain; The bigger the tree, the dee...

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84. Ye Mariners All

Oh, ye mariners all, as you pass by; Call in and drink if you are dry; Come spend, my lads, your money brisk; And pop your nose in a jug of this; Oh, ye mariners all, if you've half a crown; You're we...

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