Where have you been all the day me own dear darlin' boy?
Where have you been all the day me own dear comfort and joy?
I've been out with my stepmother, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

What did she give you for your supper me own dear darlin' boy?
What did she give you for your supper me own dear comfort and joy?
I got fish and I got broth, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

Where did she get the fish that she gave you me own dear darlin' boy?
Where did she get the fish that she gave you me own dear comfort and joy?
Hedges caught them and ditches sought them, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

What did you do with your fish bones me own dear darlin' boy?
What did you do with your fish bones me own dear comfort and joy?
I gave them to my greyhound, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

What then did your greyhound do me own dear darlin' boy?
What then did your greyhound do me own dear comfort and joy?
There he swelled and there he died, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

What will you leave to your own mother me own dear darlin' boy?
What will you leave to your own mother me own dear comfort and joy?
I'll leave her my house and land, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

What will you leave to your stepmother me own dear darlin' boy?
What will you leave to your stepmother me own dear comfort and joy?
I'll leave her a rope to hang her from the nearest tree
For the poisoning of me.

Oh where have you been all the day me own dear darlin' boy?
Where have you been all the day me own dear comfort and joy?
I've been out with my step-mother, make me bed mammy do
Oh make me bed mammy do.

Make my bed mammy do
Oh make my bed mammy do.
Make my bed mammy do
Oh make my bed mammy do.


Lyrics submitted by AnnaClaire

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