Where My Eileen is Waiting – lyrics and chords

The lyrics to Where My Eileen is Waiting tell the story of a man looking back fondly on the love of his life.

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D 
I am always light  
G 
hearted and  
D 
easy, not a care in the  
G 
world have  
A 
I
 
For I  
D 
know I am  
G 
loved by a  
D 
colleen, and I could not for
A 
get her if I  
D 
tried
 
She  
G 
lives far away o’er the  
D 
mountain, where the little birds sing on the  
A 
trees
 
In a  
D 
cottage all  
G 
covered with ivy, my Eileen is  
A 
waiting for  
D 
me.
Chorus
 
It’s  
G 
over, it’s over the  
D 
mountain, where the little birds sing in the  
A 
trees
 
In a  
D 
cottage all  
G 
covered with  
D 
ivy, my Eileen is  
A 
waiting for  
D 
me.

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The time i bade good-bye to Eileen is a time I will never forget
For the tears bubbled up from their slumbers I fancy I see them yet
They looked like the pearls in the ocean and she wept with her tale of love
And she said ‘My dear boy, don’t forget me, til we meet here again or above.’

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Where My Eileen is Waiting lyrics and chords

Where My Eileen is Waiting lyrics and chords print version

[D]I am always light [G]hearted and [D]easy, not a care in the [G]world have [A]I
For I [D]know I am [G]loved by a [D]colleen, and I could not for[A]get her if I [D]tried
She [G]lives far away o’er the [D]mountain, where the little birds sing on the [A]trees
In a [D]cottage all [G]covered with ivy, my Eileen is [A]waiting for [D]me.

Chorus

It’s [G]over, it’s over the [D]mountain, where the little birds sing in the [A]trees
In a [D]cottage all [G]covered with [D]ivy, my Eileen is [A]waiting for [D]me.

The time i bade good-bye to Eileen is a time I will never forget
For the tears bubbled up from their slumbers I fancy I see them yet
They looked like the pearls in the ocean and she wept with her tale of love
And she said ‘My dear boy, don’t forget me, til we meet here again or above.’

Where My Eileen is Waiting videos
Where My Eileen is Waiting lyrics and chords

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