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Sam Hall

(C. Ross)
      C              F             C              G
Oh my name it is Sam Hall, chimney sweep, chimney sweep
      C              F             C
Oh my name it is Sam Hall, chimney sweep.
      F                             C                     G
Oh my name it is Sam Hall, and I've robbed both great and small
       C                 F           C           G7
And my neck will pay for all, when I die, when I die.
       C                 F           C
And my neck will pay for all, when I die.
I've got twenty pounds in store, that's not all, that's not all,
I've got twenty pounds in store, that's not all,
I've got twenty pounds in store, and I'll rob 'bout twenty more
For the rich must help the poor, so must I, so must I
For the rich must help the poor, so must I.

Oh they took me to Cootehill in a cart, in a cart,
Oh they took me to Cootehill in a cart.
Oh they took me to Cootehill , and 'twas there I made my will
For the best of friends must part, so must I, so must I,
For the best of friends must part, so must I.

Up the ladder I did grope, that's no joke, that's no joke,
Up the ladder I did grope, that's no joke.
Up the ladder I did grope, and the hangman pulled the rope,
And ne'er a word I spoke, tumbling down, tumbling down,
And ne'er a word I spoke, tumbling down.

(repeat Verse 1)

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