Traditional & Folk Songs with Chords
The Leaving Of Liverpool
Leaving Of Liverpool - Lyrics & Chords
||ell to you, my
||bound for Cal - i -
||for - ni -
|But I know that I'll retu
||fare you well my
|And when I return, united we will
|It's not the le
||aving of Liverpool that
|But my darling, it's when I
I'm off to California
By way of the stormy Cape Horn,
And I will send you a letter, love,
When I am homeward bound.
I've shipped on a Yankee clipper ship,
Davy Crockett is her name,
And Burgess is the captain of her
And they say she is a floating hell.
I'm bound away to leave you,
Goodbye, my love, goodbye.
There ain't but one thing that grieves me,
That's leaving you behind.
Oh the sun is on the harbor, love,
And I wish I could remain,
For I know it will be some long time
Before I see you again.
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