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Star of the County Down
Limerick Rake
Raglan Road
Molly Malone
Dirty Old Town
Fiddler’s Green
Grace
Spancil Hill
Only Our Rivers
Black Velvet Band
Foggy Dew
Fields of Athenry
Whiskey in the Jar

Dirty Old Town

I met my love by the gas yard wall,
I dreamed a dream by the old canal,
And I kissed my girl by the factory wall.
It’s a dirty old town, a dirty old town.

I heard a siren coming from the dock,
I saw a train set the night on fire,
And I smelled the spring
On the smokey wind.
It’s a dirty old town, a dirty old town.

Clouds are drifting across the sky.
Cats are prowling on their beat.
Spring’s a girl on the street at night.
It’s a dirty old town, a dirty old town.

I’m going to make me a good sharp axe,
Shining steel, tempered in the fire,
And I’ll cut you down like an old dead tree.
It’s a dirty old town, a dirty old town.

I met my love by the gas yard wall.
I dreamed a dream by the old canal.
And I kissed my girl by the factory wall.
It’s a dirty old town, a dirty old town.
A dirty old town, a dirty old town.

—-Ewan McColl

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