[C]As I walked down [F]to New York town, [G]A fair maid I did [C]meet [Am]She asked me back to [F]see her place [G]She lived on Barrack S[C]treet
Chorus [C]And away, [F]Santy [G]My dear [C]Annie [C]Oh, you [F]New York girls, [G]can't you dance the [C]polka?
[C]And when we got to [F]Barrack Street, we s[G]topped at forty-[C]four Her [Am]mother and her s[F]ister we[G]re waiting at the [C]door
[C]And when I got [F]inside the house, the [G]drinks were passed [C]around The [Am]liquor was so a[F]wful strong, my [G]head went round and r[C]ound And [C]then we had a[F]nother drink [G]before we sat to [C]eat Th[Am]e liquor was so [F]awful strong, I [G]quickly fell as[C]leep
When[C] I awoke next [F]morning, I [G]had an aching [C]head And [Am]there was I Jack a[F]ll alone, stark[G] naked in me [C]bed My [C]gold watch and my m[F]oney and m[G]y lady friend were [C]gone And [Am]there was I Jack all [F]alone, stark [G]naked in the ro[C]om
Oh[C] looking round that [F]little room, there's [G]nothing I could s[C]ee But a [Am]woman's shift and [F]apron that [G]were no use to [C]me With a[C] barrel for a [F]suit of clothes, down [G]Cherry Street [C]forlorn Where [Am]Martin Churchill t[F]ook me in and he [G]sent me round Cape [C]Horn So [C]sailor lads, take [F]warning when you l[G]and on New York s[C]hore You'll [Am]have to get up [F]early to be [G] smarter than a [C]whore(stop)
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Added or amended 28th October 2020 Reproduced soley for educational purposes