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(G) Dooley was a (C) good old man, he (G) lived below the (D) mill

(G) Dooley had two (C) daughters and a (G) forty (D) gallon (G) still

(G) One girl watched the (C) boiler the (G) other watched the (D) spout

And (G) Mama corked the (C) bottles when old (G) Dooley (D) fetched 'em (G) out - CHORUS

(G) Dooley, slippin' up the holler

(C) Dooley, tryin' to make a dollar

(G) Dooley, gimme a swaller

And I'll (D) pay you back some (G) day    ( at end repeat chorus and last line of chorus )

(G) Revenuers (C) came for him, (G) slippin' through the (D) woods

(G) Dooley kept be(C)hind them all and (G) never (D) lost his(G) goods

(G) Dooley was a (C) trader when (G) into town he'd (D) come

(G) Sugar by the (C) bushel and (G) molasses (D) by the (G) ton - CHORUS

(G) I remember (C) very well the (G) day old Dooley (D) died

The (G) women folk looked (C) sorry and the (G) men stood (D) 'round and (G) cried

(G) Dooley, we're so (C) sorry, you (G) lie there all a(D)lone

We (G) put a jug be(C)side him and a (G) barrel (D) for his (G) stone - CHORUS