American Ballads and Songs

Complete Text & Lyrics - online book

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
AMERICAN BALLADS AND SONGS 45
They had not been on board three weeks,
I'm sure it was not four, When this gallant ship she sprang a leak,
And she sank for torise no more.
i                                      I                    ,
A curse, a curse to that young man,
And a curse to the seaman's life, A-robbing of the house carpenter
And a-stealing away his wife!
18
I                                \
TWO_LITTLE BOYS
Two little boys going to school,
Two little boys they be; Two little boys going to school
To learn their ABC.
"0, will you toss a ball with me,
Or will you throw a stone? Or will you wrestle along with me
On the road as we go home?"
"I will not toss a ball with you,
Nor will I throw a stone, But I will wrestle along with you,
On the road as we go home."






E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III