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Whisky in the Jar

The Seekers13 Oct 1997

Whisky in the Jar Lyrics

Whisky In The Jar - The Seekers

As I went a walkin

On kilgary mountain

I spied colonel pepper and his money he was countin

I rattled out my pistols and I drew forth my saber

Cryin stand and deliver for I am a bold deceiver

Musha rig um du rum da

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky in the jar

 

The gold and silver coins they looked so bright and shiny

Oh I took them home straightway

And I gave 'em to my molly

She vowed and she promised that she never would deceive me

But the devil's in the women oh you never can believe 'em

Musha rig um du rum da

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky in the jar

 

But when I awoke between six and seven

The guards were all around me in numbers odd and even

I reached for my pistols but alas I was mistaken

My pistols had been fired and a prisoner I was taken

Musha rig um du rum da

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky in the jar

They put me in the jail without judge or writin

For robbing colonel pepper oh on kilgary mountain

But they didn't take my fists so I knocked the sentry down

And bade farewell to the jail in sligo town

Musha rig um du rum da

 

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky in the jar

 

Some people take delight in fishin and in bowlin

Oh others take delight in the carriages a rollin

But I take delight in the juice of the barley

And courtin' pretty girls 'til the morning so early

Musha rig um du rum da

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky in the jar

Musha rig um du rum da

Whack fol the daddy o

Whack fol the daddy o

There's whisky

Oh whisky in the jar

 

***Lyrics are from third-parties***