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This is a song written by Gumba O'Reilly which appears on the "40 Irish Drinking Songs" traditional compilation album VERSE: G C As I went out one summers day, A maiden did I spy G C With teeth so black and hair so green, as I tried to pass her by G C A penny for the baby, She did beg of me G C I gave her six and then I quickly ran away CHORUS: C D G Em C D G Down by the old dual-carriageway I won't be walking again C D G (F#) Em C Down past the tall-aght knackers, I wouldn't go there if D G you paid me, my friend VERSE: I ran away, but not quick enough, something was chasing me I did not dare to look around, for fear of what I'd see When finally I looked around, it wasn't a pretty sight There was a great big knacker, and he was all covered in вЂ¦.. REPEAT CHORUS: VERSE: Well finally he caught up with me, and I was quite afraid He was going to kill me or so he said I started to plead and bargain for my life And that is how I ended up with a knacker for a wife REPEAT CHORUS & ADD LIB Down past the tall-aght knackers, I wouldn't go there if you paid me, my friend x 2 C,D,G X 3. C-G