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The Great Songs Of The British Isles: from Arielle Gabriel

Finnegan's Wake
Songs Of Wales
Site Dedication To Our Irish Grandmother
Songs Of Scotland
A Nation Once Again
All For Me Grog
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Alexander's Hornpipe
Amazing Grace
The Banks of the Roses
Biddy Mulligan
Black Velvet Band
Botany Bay
Brennan On The Moor
The Butcher Boy
Comical Genius
The Curragh of Kildare
Daisey A Day
Danny Boy
Dirty Old Town
Donegal Danny
The Bold Fenian Men
Dublin Jack Of All Trades
Dublin Saunter
The Dying Rebel
Easy And Slow
Fiddlers Green
The Fields Of Athenry
Finnegan's Wake
Flower Of Scotland
The Foggy Dew
Follow Me Up To Carlow
Four Green Fields
I'm A Freeborn Man
Free the People
Minstrel Boy
The Meeting Of The Waters
My Gentle Harp
Oh Breathe Not His Name
Pretty Maid Milking A Cow
She Is Far From The Land
Silent Oh Moyle
The Time I've Lost In Wooing
Tho The Last Glimpse Of Erin
When He Who Adores Thee
The Ghost Lover
The Holy Ground Once More
The Irish Exile
Kathleen O'Moore
The Lake Of Coolfin
Lovely Molly
The Maid Who Sold Her Barley
Mrs. McGrath
My Johnny Was A Shoemaker
Neil Flaherty's Drake
The Nobleman's Wedding
On Board The Ninety Eight
The Ploughboy: The Lark In The Moon
Quare Bungle Rye
Richard Of Taunton Dean
The Sign Of The Bonny Blue Bell
Van Diemen's Land
Wild Colonial Boy
The Willow Tree: Irish Version
Young Edwin In The Lowlands Low
The Young Servant Man
Garry Owen
Green Bushes
Oh No John
Tarry Trousers
Ned Of The Hill
Peggy Bawn
Rakes Of Mallow
Reilly's Daughter
Abdul Abulbul Amir
Andy McElroe
Blow The Candles Out
Galway City
John O'Dwyer
Old Maid In The Garret
The Parting Glass
Shule Agra
Star Of The County Down
Molly Brannigan
Savourneen Deelish
Snowy Breasted Pearl
Bantry Bay
Salley Gardens
I Dreamt I Was In Marble Halls
Katey Kearney
The Low Back'd Car
On Board the Kangaroo
The Rose Of Tralee
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen
The Mulligan Guard
Sweet Rosie OGrady
She Moved Through The Fair
Are You There Moriarity?
Abroad As I Was Walking
As I Roved Out One Morning
The Barnyards Of Delgaty

Finnegan's Wake

Tim Finnegan lived in Walkin' Street,
A gentleman, Irish, mighty odd;
He had a brogue both rich and sweet,
And to rise in the world he carried a hod.
Now Tim had a sort of the tipplin' way,
With a love of the whiskey he was born,
And to help him on with his work each day,
He'd a "drop of the cray-thur" every morn.

Whack fol the darn O, dance to your partner,
Whirl the floor, your trotters shake;
Wasn't it the truth I told you,
Lots of fun at Finnegan's wake!

One mornin' Tim was feelin' full,
His head was heavy which made him shake;
He fell from the ladder and broke his skull,
And they carried him home his corpse to wake.
They rolled him up in a nice clean sheet,
And laid him out upon the bed,
A gallon of whiskey at his feet,
And a barrel of porter at his head.

His friends assembled at the wake,
And Mrs. Finnegan called for lunch,
First they brought in tay and cake,
Then pipes, tobacco and whiskey punch.
Biddy O'Brien began to bawl,
"Such a nice clean corpse, did you ever see?
"O Tim, mavourneen, why did you die?"
Arragh, hold your gob said Paddy McGhee!

Then Maggie O'Connor took up the job,
"O Biddy," says she, "You're wrong, I'm sure",
Biddy she gave her a belt in the gob,
And left her sprawlin' on the floor.
And then the war did soon engage,
'Twas woman to woman and man to man,
Shillelagh law was all the rage,
And a row and a ruction soon began.

Then Mickey Maloney ducked his head,
When a noggin of whiskey flew at him,
It missed, and falling on the bed,
The liquor scattered over Tim!
The corpse revives! See how he raises!
Timothy rising from the bed,
Says,"Whirl your whiskey around like blazes,
Thanum an Dhul! Do you thunk I'm dead?"



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