Of[G] all the stars that ever shone,not[C] one does twinkle[G] like your pale blue[D] eyes,
Like[C] golden corn at[D] harvest time your[G] hair,
[G]Sailing in my boat the wind,[C]gently[G] blows and fills my[D] sail,
Your[C] sweet scented[D] breath is every[G]where,
Daylight peeping through the curtaing,of the passing night time is your smile,
The sun in the sky is like your laugh,
Come back to me my Nance,and linger for just a little while,
Since you left these shores I've known no peace or joy.
No[G] matter where I wonder im still[C] haunted by your [D]name,
The[C] portrait of your[D] beauty stays the[G] same,
Standing by the ocean wondering,[C]where youve gone ,if[G] you'll return[D] again,
Where[C] is the ring I[D] gave to Nancy[G] Spain.
On a day in spring time when snow starts to melt and streams do flow,
With the birds I'll sing a song,
In a while I'll wonder,down by Bluebell grove where wild flowers grow,
And I hope that lovely Nancy will return