Selfish Man

I don’t eat I just devour, everyone in every hour All is me, is all I need and that’s all that I care Propelled through all this madness, by your beauty and my sadness I’ll never change or rearrange, till I’ve finished what I’ve started. And life leads me here […]

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Irish Drinking Song

well i stumbled and i am all drunk and full of smoke my wife said i have had enough, im sick, thats it, get out! so i stumbled down to kellys pub across the edge of town and i told the boys me story and we had another round we’ll […]

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May The Living Be Dead (In Our Wake)

Said her name was MarieFrom the banks of the LeeWith the prettiest eyes my own had ever seenHer hair like ripplesThey danced with the tideAs our hearts washed away to the seaWas she sent down from the heavens aboveHer breath pure as whiskey my heart fell in loveNow the devil […]

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Life In A Tenement Square

Well I kissed the day, I was on my way From those cold gray blocks of stone For seventeen years of squalor filled tears A time now with innocence lost As the sun split the room With its rays filled with gloom Turnin’ all hope to despair And the only […]

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Salty Dog

I’ll wait for you till I turn blue There’s nothin’ more a man can do Don’t get your bollocks in a twist Settle down, don’t take a fit Ya drank with demons straight form Hell They almost nearly won as well Ya wiped the floor with victory Then puked until […]

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Delilah

I saw the light on the night that I passed by her windowI saw the flickering shadows of love on her blindShe was my womanAs she deceived me I watched and went out of my mindMy, my, my, DelilahWhy, why, why, DelilahI could see that girl was no good for […]

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Black Friday Rule

I want to believe in myself once again So I dream of a man whose hopes never end To kiss with a girl who’s as lovely as you I’d give you my heart, if you gave me the truth And for every tear that is lost from an eye I’d […]

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Another Bag Of Bricks

T`was in the early evenin`Near the presence of the moonYou told me you would meet me hereWell now is not too soonThis dagger twisting in my backTells me I never shouldHave trusted everything to fallFrom beggar to foolI see your face like every raceA serpent with two armsDevouring me while […]

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Death Valley Queen

Death valley queen where have you been Since they crowned you in glory Filled your head with dreams But it still goes to show in every desert There’s a rose that’s blooming for all to be seen I remember you well from that town You did dwell with the face […]

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Grace Of God Go I

Lookin’ down through a tide of no return Is a field where the crops no longer grow Parched is the land, strangled an’ be damned There for the Grace Of God Go I Down beside where the riverbed sleeps Is a man not knowin’ what he should feel Mocked by […]

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Cruel Mistress

Next time out to sea Bring enough soul to bury me For I don’t want my final jig In the belly of a squid Take my trousers take my shirt Just give me that sweet dirt For the water’s cold and grim And I never did learn to swim No […]

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Every Dog Has Its Day

Well I’ve drunk to drown, on every ocean I’ve been Lake Tanganyika, where the crocodiles swim Halifax, Nova Scotia to Van Diemen’s land Well I drank with the Sultan, down the Suez Canal Cause Every Dog Has Its Day Like every woman, she gets her own way And if there’s […]

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Rebels Of The Sacred Heart

Now I`m aimin’ for heavenBut probably wind up down in hellWhere upon this alter I will hang my guilt ridden headBut it`s time I`ll take before I beginThree sheets to the wind, Three sheets to the windRebels are we, though heavy our hearts shall always beAh, no ball or chain […]

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Drunken Lullabies

Must it take a life for hatful eyesTo glisten once againFive hundred years like GeligniteHave blown us all to hellWhat savior rests while on his cross we dieHas the Shepard led his lambs astrayto the bigot and the gun Must it take a life for hateful eyesTo glisten once againCause […]

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Far Away Boys

Well I worked on the railroad For t’pence a day Drank down one penny The other I’d save I hammered and I hammered For God knows how long Well into madness, with each setting sun I put my head down and I dreamt you were here With me by the […]

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