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Over the Water to Charlie

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Over the Water to Charlie

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Over the Water to Charlie

     It's over the water, it's over the sea
     It's over the water tae Charlie
     Come weal, come woe, we'll gather and go
     To live or die wi Charlie

Come boat me over, come ferry me o'er
Come boat me over tae Charlie
Hear the call once but never again
To carry me over tae Charlie

O once I had sons, but now I've got nane
I treated them all sae sarely
But I would bear them all again
To live and die for Charlie

I swear by moon and stars sae bright
Sun that shines sae dearly
If I had twenty thousand lives
I'd live them all for Charlie

Come boat me o'er, come now or never
Come boat me o'er tae Charlie
I'll gie John Ross another bawbee
To ferry me o'er tae Charlie

It's well I lo'e me Charlie's name
Tho some there be abhor him
But O tae see Auld Nick gaun hame
And Charlie's face afore him

sung on Golden Ring
I don't know where the last two verses are from
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III