whiskey in the jar Lyrics - Ronan Keating

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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 you area bold deceiver

Chorus:
Mush-a ring dum-a do dum-a da
Wack fall the daddy-o, wack fall the daddy-o
There's whiskey in the jar

I counted out his money and it made a pretty penny
I put it in me pocket and I took it home to Jenny
She sighed and she swore that she never would deceive me
But the devil take the women for they never can be easy

(Chorus)

I went up to my chamber, all for to take a slumber
I dreamt of gold and jewels and for sure 't was no wonder
But Jenny blew me charges and she filled them up with water
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Then sent for captain Farrell to be ready for the slaughter

(Chorus)

And 't was early in the morning, just before I rose to travel
Up comes a band of footmen and likewise captain Farrell
I first produced me pistol for she stolen away me rapier
I couldn't shoot the water, so a prisoner I was taken

(Chorus)

There's some take delight in the carriages a rollin'
and others take delight in the hurling and the bowlin'
but I take delight in the juice of the barley
and courting pretty fair maids in the mornin' bright and early

(Chorus)

If I can find me brother, the one that's in the army
I dunno where he's stationed be, in Cork or in Killarney
Then we might go roaming about in Kilkenny
And I'm sure he'll treat me better than my own a-sporting Jenny



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