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Barnacle Bill The Sailor 

Lyrics  and chords courtesy of www.sailorsongs.com

This song is available as recorded by Roger Chartier and Kate Sullivan on his "Sailing Away" CD or as a download from the Nimbit device on this page

G                                           D7                                                  G
Who’s that knocking at my door? Who’s that knocking at my door?

                                             D7                                        G
Who’s that knocking at my door , cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D                                               A7                       D
It’s me my love it’s only me cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

        D                                             A7                      D
It’s me my love it’s only me cried Barnacle Bill the sailor


G D7 G
Where were you for seven years, where were you for seven years

D7 G
Where were you for seven years ? Cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
I’ve been to sea, I’ve been to sea, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
I knew that you would wait for me, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

G D7 G
I detect the smell of rum. I detect the smell of rum

D7 G
I detect the smell of rum cried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
I’ve only had a drink or two , cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
I’m only drunk with love for you cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

G D7 G
Come and meet your son of six come and meet your son of six

D7 G
Come and meet your son of six, fried the fair - young maiden

A7 D A7 D
A sailor’s pay won’t do for three, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

D A7 D
Farewell, I’m off across the sea, cried Barnacle Bill the sailor

lyrics courtesy www.sailorsongs.com

 
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