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Little Maggie

  • (Trad)

    Well yonder stands Little Maggie
    With a dram glass in her hand
    She's drinkin' away all her sorrows
    And foolin' wi' some other man

    Sometimes I have a nickel
    And sometimes I have a dime
    Sometimes I have ten dollars
    Just to buy Little Maggie wine

    She's a-marchin' to the station
    Got a suitcase in her hand
    She's goin' away for to leave me
    She is bound for some foreign land

    Pretty flowers were made for blooming
    And the stars were meant for to shine
    Pretty women were made for loving
    And Little Maggie was made for mine

    Well the last time I saw Little Maggie
    She was sitting by the banks of the sea
    With a forty-five strapped around her shoulder
    And a baby on her knee

    Dig a hole, dig a hole in the meadow
    Dig a hole in the cold cold ground
    Go and dig me a hole in the meadow
    Just to lay this poor boy down

    (as sung by Alex Campbell)


  • Well yonder stands Little Maggie
    With a drinkin' glass in her hand
    She's drinkin' away all her troubles
    And she's courtin' some other man

    Oh how can I ever stand it
    To see the two blue eyes
    They shine like the diamonds
    The diamonds in the sky

    Pretty flowers were made for blooming
    Pretty stars were made to shine
    Pretty girls were made for boys to love
    Surely Maggie was made for mine

    They march me down to the station
    With my suitcase in my hand
    I'm going away to leave you my love,
    I'm going to a far distant land

    Sometimes I have a nickel
    And sometimes I have a dime
    Sometimes I have ten dollars, Lord,
    Just to pay Little Maggie's fine

    The first time I saw Little Maggie
    She was standing by the sea
    With a forty-four strapped around her shoulder
    And a banjo on her knee

    Repeat 1

    (as sung by Hamish Imlach)

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