Whiskey in the Jar
A song in the key of D
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Abc sheet music for Whiskey in the Jar
X:2222 T:Whiskey in the Jar T:Kilgarry Mountain R:song Z:id:hn-song-50 M:2/4 L:1/8 K:D A | AA AB | A F2 A | BB Bc | B F2 A | BB Bc | d<d cB | AA dc | B A2 F || A>A AB | A F2 A | B>B Bc | B F2 A | B2 B>c | d<d cB | AA dc | BA FA || EE/E/ EE/E/ | E4 | zF F>E | FG A2 | z B B>A | Bc dB | AF EF | D3 || W:As I was a goin' over the far Kilgarry mountain W:I met with captain Farrell and his money he was counting W:I first produced my pistol and I then produced my rapier W:Sayin' "Stand and deliver for I am your bold deceiver" W: W:Chorus: W:Mush-a ring dum-a doo rum-a da W:Wack fall de daddy-o, wack fall de daddy-o W:There's whiskey in the jar W: W:I counted out his money and it made a pretty penny W:I put it in me pocket and I took it home to Jenny W:She sighed and she swore that she never would deceive me W:But the devil take the women for they never can be easy W: W:Chorus W: W:I went up to my chamber, all for to take a slumber W:I dreamt of gold and jewels and for sure it was no wonder W:That Jenny drew me charges and she filled them up with water W:And sent for captain Farrell to be ready for the slaughter W: W:Chorus W: W:It was early in the morning, just before I rose to travel W:Up comes a band of footmen and likewise captain Farrell W:I first produced me pistol for she stole away me rapier W:But I couldn't shoot the water, so a prisoner I was taken W: W:Chorus W: W:They put me into jail without judgement or writing W:For robbing captain Farrell upon Kilgarry mountain W:But they couldn't take my fists, so I knocked the jailor down W:And bade my farewell to the jail of Limerick town W: W:Chorus W: W:If anyone can aid me it's my brother in the army W:If I can find his station in Cork or in Killlarney W:And if he will go with me, we'll go rovin' in Kilkenny W:And I'm sure he'll treat me better than my darling sporting Jenny W: W:Chorus W: W:Now some take delight in the carriages a rolling W:and others take delight in the hurling and the bowling W:but I take delight in the juice of the barley W:and courting pretty fair maids in the morning bright and early