So Early in the Morning
When I was young, I had no sense, I bought a fiddle for eighteen pence
The only tune that I could play was "Over the Hills and Far Away."
So early in the morning, so early in the morning,
So early in the morning, before the break of day.
As I grew up I got more sense, I bought hard shoes for twenty pence
And for to tap with all the rest, but I had no music for to dance.
So now I'm big I've lots of sense, I'll keep my money and all my pence
I'll find someone to play for me, I'll dance for my dinner and for
I'll dance when I rise in the morning light, I'll dance all day
and in the night
In the summer sun, on a winter's day, I'll dance forever if you