The parting glass    (video)

 

    D - G - D     - D - A        D - G - D     - D - A - D

 

+  instrumental = verses 1 & 2 (2x)

 

+  D - G - D     - D - G - D (2x)

 

         G                            C       G

1. Of all the money that e'er I had,

              G                     G       D

    I've spent it in good company.

           Em                      C       G

    And all the harm I've ever done,

       G                   D            G

    alas, it was to none but me !

 

            G                        G         D

2. And all I've done for want of wit

           D         Em     C          D

    to memory now I can't recall.

         Em                 C           G

    So fill to me the parting glass :

              G                       D        G

    Goodnight and joy be to you all.

 

+  instrumental = verse 1

 

 G                    G         D

Fill to me the parting glass,

          D        Em           C          D

and drink a health whate'er befalls !

      Em                   C       G

I'll gently rise and softly call :

           G                      D        G

Goodnight and joy be to you all !

 

          G                                C      G

3. Of all the comrades that e'er I had,

                  G                 G          D

    they're sorry for my going away.

           Em                                  C       G

    And all the sweethearts that e'er I had,

                 G                           D         G

    they'd wish me one more day to stay.

 

     G                   G        D

4. Since it fell unto my lot,

           D            Em          C               D

    that I should rise and you should not.

          Em                   C       G

    I'll gently rise and softly call :

              G                       D        G

    Goodnight and joy be to you all !

 

+  instrumental = verse 3

 

            G                  G        D

5. But since it fell unto my lot,

           D            Em          C               D

    that I should rise and you should not.

          Em                   C       G

    I'll gently rise and softly call :

              G                       D        G

    Goodnight and joy be to you all !

 

 G                    G         D

Fill to me the parting glass,

          D        Em           C          D

and drink a health whate'er befalls !

      Em                   C       G

I'll gently rise and softly call :

           G                      D        G

Goodnight and joy be to you all !

 

    (Shaun Davey)