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Sailing Home lyrics and chords

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Sailing Home Lyrics And Chords. The Dublin City Ramblers, 4/4 guitar timing. released in 1985 and from 'The Best Of The Dublin City Ramblers'  The song was written by Dermot O'Brien who also wrote Dublin Town In 1962, Dermot was Ireland's best known accordion player and what a great songwriter he was too.
The chords are by Marc Fahrbach.



I'm a (G)liberty boy that (C)I'll never de(G)ny

And I love the old town I was (D)born in

And (G)I rue the day that I (C)sailed a(G)way

On a grey No(D)vember (C)mor(G)ning


Me be(D)loved shed a tear as we (G)stood by the pier

But I (C)told her I (G)had to be (C)go(D)ing

She's my (G)treasure and pearl,
she's my (C)own darling (G)girl

But my wild oats I (D)have to be (C)sow(G)ing -G-G



I'm (G)sailing home to (C)Dublin's (G)city

To the one that is waiting for (D)me there

(G)Home again to (C)Dublin's (G)city

Oh how I'm (D)longing to (C)be (G)there




I've (G)seen all the sights of this (C)great world’s de(G)lights

And I sailed from Vancouver to (D)Dover

I've (G)hunted the whale and (C)weathered the (G)gale

Now my roving (D)days are all (C)o(G)ver


For I (D)miss Moore Street smell and the (G)auld Liffey swell

And the (C)pigeon house (G)lights in the (C)eve(D)ning

And (G)Sandymount strand where we (C)walked hand in (G)hand

And we watched while the (D)mailboat was (C)leav(G)ing -G-G


Repeat chorus twice



Sailing Home lyrics and chords


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