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Transcribed by Simon Furey and Lewis Jones
Why (or Oh) I keep a good a horse as any man in town,
Trot sixteen miles an hour I will bet a thousand pound.
He's such a one to bend his knee and hash his ankles in,
He'll pass them all upon the road and think it is no sin.
(Chorus:)With my trot away, gang along, fall the lal the rido
He's my tooly rooly rooly roo, he's my right trot away.
He has an eye like an hawk and a neck like a swan,
A foot like a cat and his back you may span,
He's rising four years old, all over right and sound,
And if he makes a false step I'll lose a thousand pound.
Being twenty miles from home in the dark I'll never mind,
With my pipe and my glass and my friends I leave behind,
I'll clap the saddle on his back and away from them will ride,
I'll pass them all along the road and leave them far behind.
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