56.
CLEMENTINE 

In a cavern, in a canyon, 
Excavating for a mine,
Dwelt a miner forty-niner,
And his daughter Clementine.

CHORUS: 
Oh, my darling, oh my darling,
Oh, my darling Clementine.
Thou art lost and gone forever 
Dreadful sorry, Clementine,

Light she was and like a fairy,
And her shoes were number nine;
Herring boxes without topses 
Sandals were for Clementine,

CHORUS:

Drove she ducklings to the water, 
Every morning just at nine;
Hit her foot against a splinter, 
Fell into the foaming brine.

CHORUS:

Ruby lips above the water,
Blowing, bubbles soft and fine;
But alas, I was no swimmer, 
So I lost my Clementine.

CHORUS:

In my dreams she still doth haunt me, 
Robed in garments soaked in brine; .
Though in life I used to hug her,
Now she's dead, I draw the line. 

CHORUS: 
 

ON TOP OF OLD SMOKY

On top of old Smoky, all covered
  with snow,
I lost my true lover by a-courtin'
  too slow.

Now courtin' is pleasure, parting
  is grief;
But a false hearted lover is worse
  than a thief.
A thief he will rob you, and take
  what you save,
But a false-hearted lover will drive
  you to your grave.

                        (cont.)

They'll hug you and kiss you and
  tell you more lies,
Than the cross-ties on a railroad or
  stars in the skies.

They'll tell you they love you to
  give your heart ease,
But the minute your back's turned,
  they'll court who they please.

So, come all you young maidens, and
  listen to me;
Never place your affection in a green
  willow tree.

For the leaves they will wither, and
  the roots they will die;
Your lover will leave you, and you'll
  never know why.

So bury me on old Smoky, old Smoky so
  high,
Where the wild birds in heaven can
  hear my sad cry.
 

THE DRUNKEN SAILOR

What shall we do with the drunken
  sailor (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning?

CHORUS:
Hoo-ray and up she rises, (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning.

Put him in the long-boat 'til he's
  sober, (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning.

CHORUS:

Pull out the plug and wet him all,
  over (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning.

CHORUS:

Put him in the scuppers with a hose-
  pipe on him, (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning.

CHORUS:                       ~

Heave him by the leg in a running
  bowlin', (3 times)
Ear-ly in the morning.

CHORUS:


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