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Old Rosin the Beau
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Words & music: (?)
(published by Osburn Music Saloon/Ld. Meignen & Co., Phil., 1838)
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5.
I have travell’d this wide world over,
And now to another I’ll go
I know that good quaters are waiting
To welcome old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
To welcome old Rosin the beau
To welcome old Rosin the beau
I know that good quaters are waiting
To welcome old Rosin the beau.
You must get some dozer, good fellows
And stand them all round in a row
And drink out half gallon bottles
To the name of old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
To the name of ...
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6.
When I’m dead and laid cut on the counter,
A voice you will hear from below
Singing some plain whiskey and water
To drink to old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
To drink to old Rosin the beau.
To drink to old Rosin the beau.
Singing some plain whiskey and water
To drink to old Rosin the beau.
Get four or five jovial young fellows
And let them all staggering go
And dig a deep hole in the meadow
And in it toss Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
And in ...
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7.
And when I am dead I reckon
The ladies will all want to know
Just lift the lid off of the coffin
And look at old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
And look ...
Then get you a couple of donocks
Place one at my head and my toe
And do not fail to search on it
The name of old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
The name ...
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8.
I’ll have to be buried I´m thinking
And I would like it done just so
And be sure not to go contrary
To the wish of old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
To the wish ...
I feel the grim tyrant approaching
That cruel implacable foe,
Who spares neither age or condition
Nor even old Rosin the beau.
Chorus:
Nor even ...
   
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