James Barr
THE WILD ROVER
By: James Barr
Catalog ID: 458780   Duration: 3:02   Tempo: Fast   BPM: 160   Vocal: Male Vocals
Genre: European Music | UK / Irish (Gaelic) music
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The traditional Irish drinking song as performed by an Irish pub band. Great for St. Patrick's day celebrations, or anything to do with Ireland - its one of Ireland's most famous songs. Arrangement with vocal harmonies, guitar, drums, bass, accordion and recorder. And plenty of energy!   Keywords: Ireland Irish Drinking Song Drunk Wild Rover Alcohol Booze Temperance Craic Pub



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Lyrics:
I've been a wild rover for many a year, 
And I spent all my money on whiskey and beer, 
But now I've returned with gold in great store, 
And I never will play the wild rover no more.

And it's no, nay, never 
No, nay, never, no more, 
Will I play the rover 
No never, no more.

I went down to an ale house I used to frequent, 
And I told the landlady my money was spent. 
I asked her for credit, but she answered me "Nay. 
Such custom like yours I could have any day."

I took from my pocket ten sovereigns bright, 
And the landlady's eyes opened wide with delight, 
She said, "I have whiskeys and wines of the best,
And I'll take you upstairs, and I'll show you the rest.

I'll go home to my parents, confess what I've done, 
And I'll ask them to pardon their prodigal son. 
And if they caress me as oft times before, 
I never will play the wild rover no more!
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