Zydepunks - Lowlands Of Baghdad lyrics

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Zydepunks - Lowlands Of Baghdad lyrics

Now, when that I was married and in my marriage bed There came a bold sea captain and he stood at my bedhead Saying, "Arise, arise young wedded man and come along with me To the lowlands of Baghdad for to fight the enemy" Now Baghdad is a lovely land where every man's a king It is a place of residence for soldiers to remain There the oilfields are plentiful, the poppies sprout from every field And if the streets are paved with gold then it must be the place for me Said the mother to her daughter, leave off your sore lament Is there ne'r a man in New Orleans that will be your heart's content There are men enough in New Orleans but alas there are none for me Since high winds and stormy seas have parted my love and me I'll wear no shoes all on my feet, no combs all in my hair I'll wear no handkerchief around my neck for to shade my beauty fair And neither will I marry until the day I die Since high winds and stormy seas have parted my love and I