Off To Philadelphia – lyrics and chords

The chords to Off To Philadelphia presented here in the key of C major. Use our chord converter to play the song in other keys. The lyrics are about a man preparing to leave Ireland for Philadelphia.

 
C 
My name is Paddy Leary, from a spot called Tipperary
 
The  
Dm 
hearts of all the  
 
girls I am a  
F 
thorn 
 
 
G 
in
 
But be
C 
fore the break of  
Am 
morn
 
Faith! ’tis  
C 
they’ll all be for
G7 
lorn
 
For I’m  
C 
off to Phila
Am 
delphia in the  
Dm 
mor
G7 
ning
C 
.

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With my bundle on my shoulder
Faith, there’s no man could be bolder
I’m leavin’ dear old Ireland without warnin’
For I lately took the notion
For to cross the briny ocean
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

There’s a girl called Kate Malone
Whom I’d hoped to call my own
And to see my little cabin floor adornin’
But my heart is sad and weary
How can she be Missis Leary
If I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’?

With my bundle on my shoulder
Faith, there’s no man could be bolder
I’m leavin’ dear old Ireland without warnin’
For I lately took the notion
For to cross the briny ocean
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

When they told me I must leave the place
I tried to keep a cheerful face
For to show my heart’s deep sorrow I was scornin’
But the tears will surely blind me
For the friends I leave behind me
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

But tho’ my bundle’s on my shoulder
And there’s no man could be bolder
Tho’ I’m leavin’ now the spot that I was born in
Yet some day I’ll take the notion
To come back across the ocean
To my home in dear old Ireland in the mornin’.

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Off To Philadelphia lyrics and chords print version

[C]My name is Paddy Leary, from a spot called Tipperary
The [Dm]hearts of all the [(Dm7)]girls I am a [F]thorn [G]in
But be[C]fore the break of [Am]morn
Faith! ’tis [C]they’ll all be for[G7]lorn
For I’m [C]off to Phila[Am]delphia in the [Dm]mor[G7]ning[C].

With my bundle on my shoulder
Faith, there’s no man could be bolder
I’m leavin’ dear old Ireland without warnin’
For I lately took the notion
For to cross the briny ocean
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

There’s a girl called Kate Malone
Whom I’d hoped to call my own
And to see my little cabin floor adornin’
But my heart is sad and weary
How can she be Missis Leary
If I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’?

With my bundle on my shoulder
Faith, there’s no man could be bolder
I’m leavin’ dear old Ireland without warnin’
For I lately took the notion
For to cross the briny ocean
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

When they told me I must leave the place
I tried to keep a cheerful face
For to show my heart’s deep sorrow I was scornin’
But the tears will surely blind me
For the friends I leave behind me
And I start for Philadelphia in the mornin’.

But tho’ my bundle’s on my shoulder
And there’s no man could be bolder
Tho’ I’m leavin’ now the spot that I was born in
Yet some day I’ll take the notion
To come back across the ocean
To my home in dear old Ireland in the mornin’.

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