Papa, Build Me A Boat

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Papa, Build Me A Boat-Dock Boggs
Banjo in gDGBD tuning, Mike Seeger, guitar in G position, standard tuning

SOLO

Papa, Papa, build me a boat
So upon this river, I can float
Every ship I chance to see
I'll inquire of sweet Willie

SOLO

"Captain, Captain, tell me true,
Does sweet Willie sail with you?"
"No, oh no, he don't said with me.
He got drownded in the deep blue sea."

SOLO

I'm a-goin' away, little darling girl
Going away for a while
But I will return to you sweetheart
Should I go ten thousand mile

SOLO

Stars may rule the ocean, sweetheart,
And the Heavens may cease to be
This Earth will lose its motion, sweetheart,
Should I prove false to thee

SOLO

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