Three Drunken Maidens lyrics and chords

The chords to Three Drunken Maidens are presented in the key of D. The lyrics are about a young woman who joins three drunken maidens for a night of drinking.

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There  
D 
were three drunken  
G 
maidens
 
Came  
Bm 
from the  
A 
Isle of  
D 
Wight
 
They drank from Sunday  
G 
morning
 
Nor  
Bm 
stopped till  
A 
Saturday 
 
 
D 
night
 
When  
Em 
Saturday night came round me boys
 
They  
D 
would not then go  
A 
home
D 
These three drunken  
G 
maidens
 
They  
Bm 
pushed the  
A 
jug 
 
 
D 
about

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Then up comes bouncing Suzy, her cheeks as red as bloom
“Move up me jolly sisters and give young Suzy room
For I will be your equal before the night is out.”
These four drunken maidens they pushed the jug about

There’s woodcock and there’s pheasant, there’s partridge and there’s hare
There’s all sorts of dainties; no scarcity was there
There’s forty quarts of beer, me boys, they nearly drunk them out
These four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about

Then up and comes the landlord; he’s asking for his pay
It’ a forty shilling bill, me boys, these gals have got to pay
That’s ten bob apiece, me boys, but still they wouldn’t go out
These four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about

“Oh, where are your feathered hats, your mantles rich and fine?”
“They’ve all been swallowed up, me boys, in tankards of good wine.”
“And where are your maidenheads, you maidens brisk and gay?”
“We left them in the alehouse, we drank them clean away!”

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There [D]were three drunken [G]maidens
Came [Bm]from the [A]Isle of [D]Wight
They drank from Sunday [G]morning
Nor [Bm]stopped till [A]Saturday [D]night
When [Em]Saturday night came round me boys
They [D]would not then go [A]home
[D]These three drunken [G]maidens
They [Bm]pushed the [A]jug [D]about

Then up comes bouncing Suzy, her cheeks as red as bloom
“Move up me jolly sisters and give young Suzy room
For I will be your equal before the night is out.”
These four drunken maidens they pushed the jug about

There’s woodcock and there’s pheasant, there’s partridge and there’s hare
There’s all sorts of dainties; no scarcity was there
There’s forty quarts of beer, me boys, they nearly drunk them out
These four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about

Then up and comes the landlord; he’s asking for his pay
It’ a forty shilling bill, me boys, these gals have got to pay
That’s ten bob apiece, me boys, but still they wouldn’t go out
These four drunken maidens, they pushed the jug about

“Oh, where are your feathered hats, your mantles rich and fine?”
“They’ve all been swallowed up, me boys, in tankards of good wine.”
“And where are your maidenheads, you maidens brisk and gay?”
“We left them in the alehouse, we drank them clean away!”

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