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Brother Noah Brther Noah, Brother Noah, May I come into the Ark of the Lord? For it's growing very dark and it's raining very hard Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia No, you can't sir, no, you can't, sir, You can't come into the ark of the Lord Though it's growing very dark and it's raiug very hard. Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia Very well, sir, very well, sir, You can go to the dickens with your darned old scow, 'Cause it ain't goin'to rain very hard no how. Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia That's a lie, sir, that's a lie, sir, You can darn soon tell that it ain't no sell 'Cause it's sprinklin' now, and it's gonna rain like hell. Halleloo, halleloo, halleloo-oo-oo-oo-ia From My Pious Friends and Drunken Companions, Shay Variation recorded by Van Ronk AJS
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