Wasn't That a Party

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The Irish Rovers

The Irish Rovers is a Canadian Irish folk group created in 1963 and named after the traditional song "The Irish Rover". The group is best known for their international television series, and contributing to the popularization of Irish Music in North America. Best known for songs "The Unicorn", "Was… more »

chorus:
Could've been the whiskey 
It might have been the gin
 Could have been the three or four six packs, I don't know
But look at the mess I'm in    
My head is like a football 
I think I'm going to die
Tell me, me oh, me oh my
Wasn't that a party 

 Someone took a grapefruit 
Wore it like a hat
I saw someone under my kitchen table   
 Talking to my old tom cat              
They were talking about hockey 
The cat was talking back
Long about then everything went black 
Wasn't that a party  

I'm sure it's just my memory  Playing tricks on me
But I think I saw my buddy  Cutting down my neighbor's tree

(chorus)

 Billy Joe and Tommy 
Well they went a little far              
They were sitting in the back yard, blowing on a siren 
From somebody's police car

So you see, Your Honor 
It was all in fun
The little bitty track meet down on main street 
Was just to see if the cops could run
Well they run us in to see you
In an alcoholic haze
I sure can use those thirty days
To recover from the party     

(repeat chorus x2, fade)

Written by: THOMAS R PAXTON, TOM PAXTON

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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Wasn't That a Party