Where are you going to, my pretty maid? O away Rio; We are bound to the Rio Grande. O away Rio. And may I go with you my pretty maid? O away Rio; Have you a sweetheart my pretty maid? O away Rio; I'm afraid you're a bad one, kind sir, she replied. O away Rio.
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- by Gerald Hugh Tyrwhitt-Wilson, Baron Berners (1883 - 1950), "The Rio Grande (Capstan Shanty)", published 1921 [voice and piano], from Three songs, no. 1. [text verified 1 time]
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