The Streets of Dublin lyrics - Man of No Importance, A

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Album lyrics:
  1. Act 1
  2. A Man of No Importance
  3. The Burden of Life The Burden of Life Video
  4. Going Up Going Up Video
  5. Princess
  6. First Rehearsal First Rehearsal Video
  7. The Streets of Dublin
  8. Books 
  9. Man in the Mirror Man in the Mirror Video
  10. Love Who You Love
  11. Act 2
  12. Our Father Our Father Video
  13. Confession
  14. The Cuddles Mary Gave The Cuddles Mary Gave Video
  15. Art Art Video
  16. A Man of No Importance (Reprise) 
  17. Love Who You Love (Robbie's Reprise) 
  18. Man in the Mirror (Reprise) 
  19. Tell Me Why
  20. Love Who You Love (Adele's Reprise) 
  21. Welcome to the World Welcome to the World Video
  22. Poem 
  23. Love's Never Lost

The Streets of Dublin lyrics

The Streets of Dublin

I don't want to stand
on the stage with a sword.
I went to a pantomim once.
I was bored.
I'm not a poetical sort of a person like you.
When I need a poem,
the sreets and the gutters will do.

There's Tommy Flanagan who lights the gas lamps-
A hundred ninty lamps in Phoenix park alone.
He's done it drunk for over fifty-seven years
In Dublin!

And down on Henry street is Mad John Maher-
Old ramblin' Johnny with a face like hammered meat!
But Johnny's singin' brings a Dublin man to tears.

I don't know
The words to tell you how it feels
or how to put it in a rhyme,
but if you come with me you'll know
How the lamps in the park
look like god in the dark
as they glow
on the streets of Dublin

The dealers hawkin' and the dockers yellin'
the buskers bangin' and the ragmen ringin' bells,
and there's Maureen whose door is always open for
All Dublin!

And Tony Kiely with his racing pigeons.
It's like religon how he lives to fly those birds-
He swears they travel for a hundred miles or more.

I don't know
The kind of words that you might say
but I can put it my own way,
and if you come with me you'll know
that thoses birds on the wing
are a beautiful thing
as they blow
through the streets of Dublin

And there's music like nothin' you've heard
if you know the right jukebox to play!
There are glasses to raise in the praise
of survivin' the day...

Down where
Miss Kitty Farrelly is pourin' whiskey
and Frankie Donahughe is lighting her cigar.
A smokey den where workin' men don't bring the wife...

It's the laughter of fellas with stories to tell,
men who love to get drunk and raise true feckin' hell!

Ah, you come out with me and you'll see what you're missin' in life

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Last Update: February, 10th 2016

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