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The Maverick Lyr Req: The Shipyards and Gdansk (Sean Keane) (13) RE: Lyrics the shipyards and gdansk (sean keane) 09 Mar 15


Have got these but don't think the opening half first line is right anyone?

In a dark and dreary corner in a bar outside the town
A Polish man was drinking, he looked a little down
I served him with his order, he paid me and said "Thanks.
My name is Yahtzee from Gdansk."

"My father worked the shipyard and he gave them his life.
I followed in his footsteps for I thought it was my right.
Till that cold October morning in the year of zero four
They handed me my papers at the door."
chorus:
And the wife and children he has left behind
They're playing Ring a Rosie in his mind
Even tho' his gifted hands were not needed in his land
He still dreams of the shipyard and Gdansk.

"When I came to Ireland the build for me a life
Be the Celtic Tiger for my family and wife
Building walls in Tipperary, laying roads in Dublin town
And dreaming of the day I'm homeward bound."

Just as the bar was closing he lifted up his glass
Said "Here's a toast to Ireland, to her future and her past,
The light that shines within you in my heart will always dance
Till I return to the shipyard and Gdansk."


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