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Hamish Imlach - The Calton Weaver/Nancy Whiskey

I'm a weaver, a Calton weaver I'm a rash and a roving blade; I've got siller in my pouches I gang and follow the roving trade Chorus: O whiskey, whiskey, Nancy Whiskey Whiskey, whiskey, Nancy-o. As I cam in by Glesca city Nancy Whiskey I chanced to smell I gaed in, sat doon beside her Seven lang years I lo'ed her well. Chorus The mair I kissed her the mair I lo'ed her The mair I kissed her the mair she smiled An' I forgot my mither's teaching Nancy soon had me beguiled. Chorus I woke early in the morning To slake my drouth it was my need I tried to rise but I wasna able Nancy had me by the heid. Chorus "C'wa, landlady whit's the lawin? Tell me whit there is to pay." "Fifteen shillings is the reckoning, Pay me quickly and go away." Chorus As I went oot by Glesca city Nancy Whiskey I chanced to smell I gaed in drank four and sixpence A't was left was a crooked scale. Chorus I'll gang back to the Calton weaving I'll surely mak the shuttles fly I'll mak mair at the Calton weaving Than ever I did in a roving way. Chorus Come all ye weavers, Calton weavers A' ye weavers where'er ye be Beware of whiskey, Nancy Whiskey She'll ruin you as she ruined me. Chorus