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Sally MacLennane

Irish Song Lyrics - Sally MacLennaneAuthor: Shane MacGowan

Well Jimmy played harmonica in the pub where I was born He played it from the night time to the peaceful early morn He soothed the souls of psychos and the men who had the horn And they all looked very happy in the morning Well Jimmy didn't like his place in this world of ours Where the elephant man broke strong men's necks when he's had too many powers So sad to see the grieving of the people that I'm leaving And he took the road for God knows in the morning CHORUS We walked him to the station in the rain We kissed him as we put him on the train And we sang him a song of times long gone Though we knew that we'd be seeing him again (Far away) Sad to say I must be on my way So buy me beer and whiskey cause I'm going far away (far away) I'd like to think of me returning when I can To the greatest little boozer and to Sally MacLennane The years went by the times had changed I grew to be a man I learned to love the virtues of sweet Sally MacLennane I took the jeers and drank the beers and crawled back home at dawn I ended up a barman in the morning I played the pump and took the hump and watered whiskey down I talked of whores and horses to the men who drank the brown I heard them say that Jimmy's making money far away and some people left for heaven without warning CHORUS When Jimmy came back home he was surprised that they were gone He asked me all the details of the train that they went on Some people they are scared to croak but Jimmy drank until he choked And took the road for heaven in the morning CHORUS

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