The Rio Grande (Capstan Shanty)
Language: English 
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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This text was added to the website: 2016-08-03
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