The Leaving of Liverpool Lyrics

Gaelic Storm


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Finbarr Cormac Robert Clancy, Ewan Martin Joel Cowley, Brian Joseph Dunphy, Martin Thomas Furey, Darren Richard Holden, Mark Murphy, N Unknown Writer
album: Track 4 in album Gaelic Storm
release date: 1998-7-28
popularity : 148 users have visited this page.
length: 3:41
assistant engineer: June Murakawa, Brent Rieley
mix: Shep Lonsdale
producer: Shep Lonsdale, Steve Twigger
composer: [traditional]
lyricist: [traditional]

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Fare thee well to Prince's Landing Stage.
Mersey River, fare thee well.
Well, I am bound for California, but I know that I'll return someday.

Chorus:
So fare thee well, my own true love.
When I return united we will be.
It's not the leaving of Liverpool that grieves me, but my darling when I think of thee.

Oh, I have signed on the yankee sailin' ship.
Davy Crockett is her name.
And Burgess is the captain of her, and they say that she's a floatin? shame.

Chorus
Oh, I have sailed with this Burgess once before, and I think that I know him quite well.
For if a man is a sailor, he can get along. If not, he's in a floating Hell

Chorus
The sun is on the harbor, love.
And I wish that I could be thain.
Because I know it will be some long, long time before we see you again.

Track Listing

  • 1 Hills of Connemara
  • 2 Bonnie Ship the Diamond / Tamlinn
  • 3 The Farmer’s Frolic
  • 4 Johnny Jump Up / Morrison’s Jig
  • 5 The Storm
  • 6 Tell Me Ma
  • 7 Rocky Road to Dublin / Kid on the Mountain
  • 8 Sight of Land
  • 9 The Leaving of Liverpool
  • 10 Sammy’s Fancy
  • 11 McCloud’s Reel / Whup Jamboree
  • 12 The Road to Liskeard