The Leaving of Liverpool Lyrics

The Young Dubliners


album: Track 10 in album With All Due Respect: The Irish Sessions
release date: 2007-2-13
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length: 3:36

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Farewell to Princes' landing stage River Mersey fare thee well
I am bound for California, a place I know right well
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
I have sailed with Burgess once before, I think I know him well
If a man's a sailor he will get along, if not then he's sure in hell
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
Farewell to Lower Frederick Street, Anson Terrace and Park Lane
I am bound away for to leave you and I'll never see you again
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
I am bound for California by way of stormy Cape Horn
And I will write to thee a letter, love, when I am homeward bound
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
I've shipped on a Yankee clipper ship, "Davy Crockett" is her name
And Burgess is the captain of her and they say that she's a floating hell
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


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Follow Me Up to Carlow
  • 2 If I Should Fall From Grace With God
  • 3 I'll Tell Me Ma
  • 4 Weila Waile
  • 5 Paddy's Green Shamrock Shore
  • 6 McAlpine's Fusiliers
  • 7 Ashley Falls
  • 8 Foggy Dew
  • 9 Pair of Brown Eyes
  • 10 The Leaving of Liverpool
  • 11 Rocky Road to Dublin
  • 12 Raglan Road
  • 13 Auld Triangle