Check out the lyrics to some original songs and some all time classics below.

Original Lyrics

Here are some of my original song lyrics. I hope that you will enjoy them and maybe pick up a chorus or two? It would be just magical to sing them together at the gigs, that would make me very happy! I’m looking forward to it already! Enjoy.

Other Peoples Lyrics

Here are some popular traditional folk songs that I sometimes include in my live show. They are great old songs that grow and grow as more people learn the words and sing them. These songs are time travellers that bring a lifetime of joy and meaning to every new person who hears them. You can share in this wonderful ancient tradition of storytelling and song by listening and learning and adding your own voice to the chorus. You are most welcome to join us. So sing it up!

  • on the 4th of July eighteen hundred and six We set sail from the sweet Cobh of Cork. We were sailing away with a cargo of bricks For the fine city hall of New York. She’s a wonderful craft, she was rigged fore-and-aft And oh,......

  • Oh, Peggy Gordon, you are my darling Come sit you down upon my knee Come tell to me the very reason Why I am slighted so by thee I’m so in love, I can’t deny it My heart lies smothered in my breast It’s not......

  • I must away now, I can no longer tarry, This morning’s tempest, I have to cross, I must be guided, without a stumble, Into the arms I love the most And when he came to his true love’s dwelling, He knelt down gently, upon a......

  • Oh well, who wouldn’t be a sailor lad a ‘Sailin’ on the main To gain the goodwill of his captain’s good name He came ashore one evening for to be And that was the beginning of my own true love and me And it’s home,......

  • In a neat little town they call Belfast Apprentice to a trade I was bound And many’s an hour’s sweet happiness Have I spent in this neat little town. A sad misfortune came over me Which caused me to stray from the land Far away......

  • As I was a goin’ over the far famed Kerry mountains I met with captain Farrell and his money he was counting I first produced me pistol and I then produced me rapier Saying “Stand and deliver” for he were a bold deceiver Mush-a ring......

  • I’ve been a wild rover for many’s the year And I’ve spent all me money on whiskey and beer But now I’m returning with gold in great store And I never will play the wild rover no more And it’s no, nay, never No, nay......