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Easy Version of the traditionel Folksong. Was this info helpful? Yes No
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Poor Paddy works on the railway

[Verse 1]
Em                                    D
In eighteen hundred and forty one , I came across the stormy sea.
Em                                      D         Em
My corduroy breeches I put on , to work upon the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 2]
 Em                                    D
In eighteen hundred and forty one , I put my corduroy breeches on
Em                                      D         Em
I put my corduroy breeches on, to work upon the railway 

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 3]
 Em                                     D
In eighteen hundred and forty two... I left the ould world for the new
Em                                                      D        Em
Bad cess to the luck that brought me through... to work upon the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 4]
 Em                                    D
In eighteen hundred and forty three, when I met sweet Bidd McGee
Em                                        D              Em
An pretty wife she's been to me, while workin‘ on the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 5]
Em                                        D
In eighteen hundred and forty four   me back was gettin' mighty sore
Em                                       D                Em
Me back was gettin' might sore... while workin' on the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 6]
Em                                D
In eighteen hundred forty five, i found meself more dead than alive
Em                                         D                 Em
I found myself more dead than alive, while workin' on the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 7]
Em                                    D
In eighteen hundred and forty seven , sweet Bidd McGee she went to heaven.
Em                                      D               Em
She left one child, she left eleven, to work upon the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

[Verse 8]
Em                                   D
In eighteen hundred and forty eight, I learned to drink my whiskey straight
Em                                            D                Em
It's an elegant drink that can't be beat  for workin' on the railway

[Chorus]
 Em                           D
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray   , fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray...
Em                                 D        Em
Fil-a-me-o-me, o-me-ray... to work upon the railway...

            
            
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