Billy Boy


Oh, Cwhere have you been, Billy G7Boy, Billy CBoy?
Oh, where have you Ambeen, charming D7Billy? G7
G7I have been to seek a wife,  she’s the Cidol of my life.
FShe’s a Cyoung thing, and G7cannot leave her Cmother.

 

1. Oh, where have you been,
Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Oh, where have you been,
Charming Billy?
I have been to seek a wife,
She’s the idol of my life.
She’s a young thing,
And cannot leave her mother.

2. Did she bid you to come in,
Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Did she bid you to come in,
Charming Billy?
Yes, she bade me to come in,
And to kiss her on the chin.
She’s a young thing,
And cannot leave her mother.

3. Did she take your hat,
Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Did she take your hat,
Charming Billy?
Yes, she took my hat,
And she threw it at the cat.
She’s a young thing,
And cannot leave her mother.

4. Can she bake a cherry pie,
Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
Can she bake a cherry pie,
Charming Billy?
She can bake a cherry pie,
Quick’s a cat can wink her eye.
She’s a young thing,
And cannot leave her mother.

5. How old may she be,
Billy Boy, Billy Boy?
How old may she be,
Charming Billy?
Three times six and four times seven,
Twenty eight and eleven,
She’s a young thing,
And cannot leave her mother.