American Old Time Song Lyrics: 48 Oreilly Okelly Ofogarty

Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 48

Home Songster main V01 V02 V03 V04 V05 V06 V07 V08 V09 V10 V11 V12 V13 V14 V15 V16 V17 V18 V19 V20 V21 V22 V23 V24 V25 V26 V27 V28 V29 V30 V31 V32 V33 V34 V35 V36 V37 V38 V39 V40 V41 V42 V43 V44 V45 V46 V47 V48 V49 V50 V51 V52 V53 V54 V55 V56 V57 V58 V59 V60 V61 Support Search

Share page  Visit Us On FB

Copyright, 1896, by Spaulding & Gray.
Words and Music by J. P. Skelly.

Three gentlemen fine came to town, the sights all around them to see;
In politics they had renown, their equals in style could not be.
The people all gazed In surprise, And one to another would say:
"Oh, look at them with all your eyes, and tell, if you please, who are they?"

O'Reilly, O'Kelly, O'Fogarty, the three famous men of the day;
All up to the bar with alacrity, we'll make the triumvirate pay.
Sure, one Is the Mayor of O'Reillyville, the others have power and sway;
O'Reilly, O'Kelly, O'Fogarty, the three greatest men of the day.

They came In a coach to each door, And first with the boss opened wine,
Then called ev'ry man on the floor to step up And have something fine.
In dignity they were immense, and never a word would they say.
No matter how much the expense, but vied with each other to pay.-Chorus.

At last to the Bow'ry they came, and then the boys took them in hand.
And jollied them up to each game, as only those boys understand.
O'Reilly was tied to a Chair, O'Kelly was glued to the floor:
O'Fogarty, full of despair, was left in a corner to snore.- Chorus.

Next morning before Judge O'Day the sad-looking trio were brought:
He asked them what they had to say, and fined them because they said naught.
Their wives began howling with grief, but friends interposed with a plea;
The Alderman granted relief, and that was the end of their spree.- Chorus.
Download music lyrics PDF file For Printing with (no ads)
Download music lyrics in RTF file For editing / printing with Word and other editing software.
Download music lyrics as PNG Graphic file For inclusion in DTP etc.

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