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The Moonshiner
Traditional. Scheduled for an upcoming Darby CD.
notes: A simple waltz with a common theme and a great chorus.
Moonshiner

      G                                      C                    Am
I'm a rambler I'm a gambler I'm a long way from home
    D                                 D7          G
and if you don't like me than leave me alone
                                            C                    Am
I'll eat when I'm hungry and I'll drink when I'm dry
       D                      D7          C          G
and if moonshine don't kill me I'll live till I die

I've been a moonshiner for many’s the year
I spent all my money on whiskey and beer
I'll go to some hollow and set up my still
and I'll make you a gallon for a ten shilling bill

I'll go to some hallow in this country
ten gallons of wash I can go on a spree
no women to follow the word is all mine
and I love none so well as I love the moonshine

Oh moonshine Oh moonshine Oh how I love thee
you killed my ould father but will you try me
Oh bless all moonshiners and bless all moonshine
Oh it's breath smells as sweet as the dew on the vine