57.
CARELESS LOVE

Love, oh love, oh careless love (3X)
Oh see, what love has done to me.

Sorrow, sorrow to my heart (3X)
When me and my true love did part.

When my apron strings' did bow, (3X)
You followed me through sleet & snow.

Now my apron string won't pin, (3X)
You pass my door and won't come in.

I cried last night and the night
  before, (3X)
Going to cry tonight and cry no more.

What, oh what will mamma say, (3X)
When she learns I've gone astray.

I love my mama and my papa too, (3X)
But I'd leave them both to go with
  you.
 

CINDY

The first I seen my Cindy
She was standing by the door,
Her shoes and stockings in her hand,
Her feet all over the floor.
Oh, Cindy is a pretty girl,
Cindy is a peach.     -
She threw her arms around my neck
And hung on like a leach.

CHORUS:
Get along home, Cindy, Cindy; (3X)
I'll marry you someday.

I wish I was an apple,
A-hangin' on a tree,
And every time my Cindy passed,
She'd take a bite of me,
She told me that she loved me,
She called me sugar plum,
She throwed her arms around me;
I thought my time had come.

CHORUS:

WANDERIN'...

My daddy is an engineer,
My brother drives a hack;
My sister takes in washing and the
  baby balls the jack,
And it looks like I'm never gonna
  cease my wanderin'.

I've been a-wanderin'
Early and late;
From New York City
To the Golden Gate,
And it looks like I'm never gonna
cease my wanderin'.

Been a-working in the army,
Working on a farm;
All I got to show for it
Is the muscle in my arm,
And it looks like I'm never gonna
cease my wanderin'.

Snakes in the ocean,
Eels in the sea,
Red headed woman
Made a fool out of me,
And it looks like I'm never gonna
cease my wanderin'.
 

RYE WHISKEY

I'll eat  when I'm hungry,
I'll drink when I'm dry;
If the hard times don't kill me,
I'll lay down and die.

CHORUS:
Rye whiskey, rye whiskey,
Rye whiskey, I cry,
If you don't give me rye whiskey,
I surely will die.

Oh whiskey, you villain,
You've been my downfall,
You've kicked me, you've cuffed me
But I love you for all.

CHORUS:

If the ocean was whiskey,
And I was a duck,
I'd dive to the bottom,
To get one sweet suck. 

CHORUS:

Rye whiskey, rye whiskey,
You're no friend to me;
You killed my poor daddy,
Goddamn you, try me.

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