Lady Daphne of Butlers Wharf

Erith Yacht Club

The finest sailing water on the tidal Thames

Club Ship 'Folgefonn'

Anchor Bay,

Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD

Tel 01322 332943

Secretary Tel 0208 310 2686

email - secretary@erithyachtclub.org.uk

Wild Rover

I've (G)been a wild (D)rover for many a (C)year,
And I've (G)spent all me (D)money on whiskey and (G)beer.
But now I'm re(D)turning with gold in bright (C)store,
And I (G)never will (D)play the wild rover no (G)more.

And it's (D)no nay never,
(G)No nay never no (C)more.
Will I (G)play the wild (C)rover
No (D)never no (G)more.

I went into an alehouse that I used to frequent,
And told the landlady me money was spent.
I asked her for credit, she answered me "Nay,
Such a custom as yours I can get any day".

And it's (D)no nay never,
(G)No nay never no (C)more.
Will I (G)play the wild (C)rover
No (D)never no (G)more.

Then out of me pocket I took sovereigns bright,
And the landlady's eyes opened wide with delight.
She said, "We have whiskeys and wines of the best,
And the words that I said, they were only in jest".

And it's (D)no nay never,
(G)No nay never no (C)more.
Will I (G)play the wild (C)rover
No (D)never no (G)more.

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 they've done before,
Then I never will play the wild rover no more.


Midi Sequence Credit - Barry Taylor

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