I wish I was in Carrickfergus, only for nights in Balleygrand,
I would cross over the deepest ocean, only for nights in Balleygrand,
But the sea is wide, and I can't swim over, nor have I the wings to fly,
If I could find me a handsome boatman, to ferry me over to my love and die.
Now in Kilkelly, it is reported, they've marble stones, as black as ink,
With gold and silver, I would transport her, but I'll say no more, 'til I get a drink,
I'm drunk today, but I'm seldom sober, a handsome rover from town to town,
But I am sick now; my days are over, come all you young lads and lay me down.
C Major (3:45)
David Roe piano, guitar, harmony voice
Craig Merlin Broers double bass
Jim Hancock guitar, lead voice
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