Spanish Lady

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The Dubliners are an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962. The band started off as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group, named in honour of its founding member, they subsequently renamed themselves as The Dubliners. The group line-up has seen many changes over their fifty year career. However, the gro… more »

As I came down through Dublin City
At the hour of twelve at night Who should I spy but a Spanish lady Washing her feet by the candlelight  First she washed them, then she dried them
Over a fire of amber coals
In all me life I ne'er did see
A maid so sweet about the soul
 Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye

As I came back through Dublin City
At the hour of half past eight Who should I spy but the Spanish lady Brushing her hair in the broad daylight
 First she brushed it, then she tossed it
On her lap was a silver comb
In all me life I ne'er did see
A maid so fair since I did roam
 Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye

As I returned to Dublin City
As the sun began to set
Who should I spy but a Spanish lady Catching a moth, in a golden net
 First she saw me, then she fled me Lifted her petticoats o'er her knee
In all me life I ne'er did see
A maid so fair as the Spanish lady
 Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye

I've wandered north and I have wonder south Through Stoney Barter and Patrick's close Up and around, by the Gloucester Diamond
And back by Napper Tandys' house 
Auld age has laid her hands on me
Cold as a fire of ashy coals But there is the love of me Spanish lady
A maid so sweet about the soul
 Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye
 Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Ray lady Whack for the Too Rye, ooh, Rye aye

Written by: CHAUNCY OLCOTT, ERNEST BALL, GEORGE GRAFF

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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