Factory Girls Come All Ye / The Lewiston Factory Girl (Anonymous)

“Factory Girls Come All Ye” / “The Lewiston Factory Girl” Sheet Music (pdf).
“Factory Girls Come All Ye” / “The Lewiston Factory Girl” Karaoke (midi with lyrics).

Lyrics: Anonymous.
Tune: Anonymous.


Come all ye Lewiston Fact’ry girls.
I want you to understand.
I’m going to leave this fact’ry and
Return to my native land.

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.

No more I’ll take my shaker and shawl
And hurry to the mill.
No more I’ll work so pesky hard
To earn a dollar bill.

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.

No more will I take the towel and soap
And go to the sink to wash.
No more will the overseer say,
“You’re making a terrible splosh!”

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.

No more I’ll take my bobbins out.
No more I’ll put them in.
No more the overseer’ll say,
“You’re weaving your cloth too thin.”

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.

No more I’ll eat cold pudding.
And no more I’ll eat hard bread.
No more I’ll eat them half-baked beans.
I vow they’re killing me dead.

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.

I’m going back to Boston town.
I’ll live on Tremont Street.
And I want all ye fact’ry girls
To come to my house and eat.

Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way,
Sing, dum-dee-wickerty, dum-dee-way.


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