EMERALD ROSE: SONG LYRICS
all lyrics (c) Emerald Rose 1998-2004 except where noted

The Green Hills of Garland/The Gallagher Lass/The Ferret's Nose

*original jigs in the Irish tradition, music and lyrics hereby released to the public domain.

Oh, you never should marry the Gallagher lass
She’ll spend all her time in the dressing room glass
A-combing her hair and a-primping her looks
Go find you a lass who will know how to cook
You never should fight with the Gallagher lad
You cut off his head and it just makes him mad
He’ll punch you so hard it’ll knock off your knees
Go fight with the boys in the bar if you please
The Gallaghers they’re a cantankerous lot
And nobody knows how much money they’ve got
Unless you are just suicidal or mad
You never should fight with the Gallagher lad
The Gallagher lass is a beautiful sort
And though you may wish for a wee bit o’ sport
I fear you will come to a terrible pass
You never should marry the Gallagher lass

Larry Morris--pennywhistle, vocals
Arthur Hinds--bodhran
Brian Sullivan--guitar
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