MacEdward Leach and the Songs of Atlantic Canada
Jack Johnston, The Cobbler
Mrs. K. McCarthy NFLD 2 Tape 21A Track 2
St. Shott's Audio:
Ballad

I am Jack Johnston the cobbler
I came from the county of Cork
There's neither gossoon in the village
Will beat me at shoemaker work

Chorus:
With my trim trim trim trim toorala die
With my trim trim trim trim tooralee
We roll it all over and ready
To my whack folde dol de dol dee

My wife she is humpy and stumpy
My wife she is crooked and tall
My wife she's the devil for cursing
Oh dear how l gets the fall

Chorus:
With my trim trim trim trim toorala die
With my trim trim trim trim tooralee
We roll it all over and ready
To my whack folde dol de dol dee

My father is in California
My mother is in Montreal
My sister is in Manitoba
I expects to go there in the fall

Chorus:
With my trim trim trim trim toorala die
With my trim trim trim trim tooralee
We roll it all over and ready
To my whack folde dol de dol dee

I went to school to Jim Fowler
And devil a copy l wrote
There is neither gossoon in the village
Will tread on the tail of my coat

Chorus:
With my trim trim trim trim toorala die
With my trim trim trim trim tooralee
We roll it all over and ready
To my whack folde dol de dol dee


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