Spancil Hill Lyrics
My mind being bent on rambling to Ireland I did fly
I stepped on board a vision and I boarded with a will
At last I came to anchor at the cross at Spancil Hill.
A ghost rider in the sky.
It being on the twenty-third of June the day before the
All Ireland's sons and daughters in crowds assembled
The young the old the brave the bold, their duties to
There were pleasant conversations at the foot of
I went to see my neighbors to see what they might say
The old ones were all dead and gone the young ones
I met old Tailor Quigley, he's as bold as ever still
He used to mend my britches when I lived at Spancil
I paid a flying visit to me first and only love
She's as young as any lily and as gentle as a dove
She threw her arms around me saying 'Johnny I love you
She's Ned the farmer's daughter and the pride of
I asked her would she marry me as in the days of yore
She said 'Johnny, you're only joking, as many's the
The cock crew in the morning, he crew both loud and
I awoke in California, many miles from Spancil Hill.
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Songwriter(s): James Corr, Sharon Corr, Caroline Corr, Andrea Jane Corr
Publisher(s): Songs Of Polygram Int. Inc.
Record Label(s): 1999 Grab Entertainment
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