The Jar Of Porter Chords And Lyrics
The Dubliners. [ Irish Folk Song] Sang by Ciaran Burke. The sheet music is also included in the key of D. Another fine song about drinking beer, sure what else is there worth singing about ?. There's rakes of ballads about the drinking of beer and one of the world's best loved is the Charlie Mopps one named Beer Beer Beer [ lyrics and chords ] There's something embedded in folk singers and songwriters brains that make writing about drinking beer a compulsion.. This son's only got two guitar chords, D and A7, so it's ideal for beginners. There's a couple more ballads that use only 2 chords, Mary Mack by The Clancy Brothers and The British Army by The Dubliners.
[D]Toora loora loorala,
[A7]toora loora loo[D]rala
Toora loora loorala,
give the [A7]child a jar of [D]porter
[D]If you want your child to grow,
your [A7]child to grow, your [D]child to grow.
[D]If you want your child to grow
give [A7]him a jar of [D]porter. (sing)
When I was young and cradle cake,
No drop of milk now would I take.
Me father up and had his spake
"Give the child a drop of porter."
When I am dead and in my grave ,
I hope for me a prayer you'll say,
And if you're passing by that you'll
Throw in a jar of porter.
And when I reach the golden gates,
I hope I'll not have long to wait,
I'll call Saint Peter aside and say
"Brought you a jar of porter."
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