Old John on his deathbed cried
I think I will wait 'til
Tomorrow to die
Sun is shining
Birds do sing
This sir is no day to go
Up and out the door.

I've had a life that's full
Everyone's been good to me
So fire up that fiddle boy
and give me one last drink
When the sun comes up
I will leave without a fight
But the world is mine tonight.

Took young Molly by the hand
Spun her 'round and back again
Clicked his heels bowed his head
Never a tear in his eye
Carried on 'til five.

So raise a glass
To the dear departed ones
Won't you raise a glass
To the dear departed ones.

Room was full of all his friends
Never a funeral
this was the end
Drank to all who lent their hand
Everyone drank to John
Raised a glass and said

I've had a life that's full
Everyone's been good to me
So fire up that fiddle boy
and give me one last drink
When the sun comes up
I will leave without a fight
But the world is mine tonight.

When the sun comes up
I will leave without a trace
But the world was mine tonight.


Lyrics submitted by MidnightChaos

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    General Commentafter the "carried on til five" they sing the chorus thing again and the last stanza thing should have the beginning part of the chorus too.

    other than that,
    i LOVE this song. It has such a catchy tune and I sing it like all the time.
    Now tell me, why aren't you people commenting its amzingness??
    PrEsLeYsBiGsIsTaon March 20, 2008   Link

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