Whiskey In The Jar Lyrics

The Dubliners


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jeremy Max Finer, Shane Patrick Lysaght Macgowan, Philip Chevron, James Thirkhill Fearnley, Darryl Gatwick Hunt, Andrew David Ranken, Peter Spider Stacey, Terry Woods
album: Track 4 in album More of the Hard Stuff
release date: 1967
popularity : 5750 users have visited this page.
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Celtic/Folk

Album Information

label: Starline
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Dubliners More of the Hard Stuff cover art


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As I was a goin' over the far famed Kerry mountains
I met with captain Farrell and his money he was counting
I first produced my pistol and I then produced my rapier
Saying "Stand and deliver" for he were a bold deceiver

Mush-a ring dumb-a do dumb-a da
Wack fall the daddy-o, wack fall the daddy-o
There's whiskey in the jar

I counted out his money and it made a pretty penny
I put it in me pocket and I took it home to Jenny
She sighed and she swore that she never would deceive me
But the devil take the women for they never can be easy

Mush-a ring dumb-a do dumb-a da


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 Muirsheen Durkin'
  • 2 Poor Old Dicey Riley
  • 3 A Nation Once Again
  • 4 Whiskey in the Jar
  • 5 The Old Triangle
  • 6 A Pub With No Beer
  • 7 Kelly, the Boy From Killan
  • 8 Croppy Boy
  • 9 Sullivan John
  • 10 Come and Join the British Army
  • 11 The Herring
  • 12 Mormon Braes
  • 13 Drink It Up Men
  • 14 Maloney Wants a Drink