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Waxies Dargle
Traditional. Recorded by Darby O'Gill on "Driven to Drink".
Notes: Darby does this as the second of many songs in a medly that
starts out with "When I Was Single".
Waxies Dargle
(Trad.)

      D                    G                             D
Says your aul’ one to my aul’ one: Will you go to the Waxies Dargle
                            G                            A                  D
Say’s my aul’ one to your aul’ one: Sure, I haven’t got a farthin’
                                                                          G   A
So I went down to Monto Town to see young Gil McArtle
G         D                         G                     A                      D
And he wouldn’t give me a half-a-crown to go to the Waxies Dargle

                                                                                          G     A
So what will you have?Will you have a pint? I’ll have a pint with you, sir
G       D                        G                          A                        D
And if somebody doesn’t buy a beer we’ll be thrown out of the boozer


Says your aul’ one to my aul’ one: Will you go to the Galway races
Says my aul’ one to your aul’ one: for the price of me aul’ man’s braces
So I went down to Capple Street to the pawn shop money lenders
But they wouldn’t even give me a couple o’ bob for me aul’ lads’ red
suspenders

So what will you have?Will you have a pint? I’ll have a pint with you, sir
And if somebody doesn’t order soon we’ll be thrown out of the boozer

says my aul’ one to your aul’ one: Sure, we have no beef nor mutton
But if you go down to Monto Town I can show you how to get it for nothin’
Now here’s a nice piece of advice I got from an aul’ fish monger
When the food is scarce and you see the hearse, you’ll know you’ve died of hunger

So what will you have?Will you have a pint? I’ll have a pint with you, sir
And if somebody doesn’t order soon we’ll be thrown out of the boozer
Driven to Drink