Campfire Songs
Run by the Retired Scouter.

Retired Scouter Campfire Songs 


Patsy Ory Ay


CHORUS:
Patsy orry orry ay!
Patsy orry orry ay!
Patsy orry orry ay!
working on the railroad.

Eighteen Hundred and fourty-one, Eighteen Hundred and
Fourty-seven
that's the year my story begun, That's the year I went to Heaven
that's the year my story begun, That's the year I went to Heaven
working on the railroad. working on the railroad.

chorus chorus

Eighteen hundred and fourty-two, Eighteen Hundred and
Fourty-Eight,
that's the year I caught the flu, St Peter said I was too late,
that's the year I caught the flu, St Peter said I was too late,
working on the railroad. working on the railroad.

chorus

Eighteen hundred and fourty-three, Eighteen Hundred and
fourty-nine
that's the year I went to sea, The Devil said I was on time.
that's the year I went to sea, The devil said I was on time.
working on the railroad. working on the railroad.

chorus

Eighteen hundred and fourty-four, Eighteen Hundred and fifty,
that's the year I went to war, From now until eternity,
that's the year I went to war, From now until eternity,
working on the railroad. Working on the railroad.

chorus

Eighteen hundred and fourty-five,
that's the year I caught the hives,
that's the year I caught the hives,
working on the railroad.

chorus

Eighteen hundred and fourty-six,
I dropped me shovels and picked up me picks,
I dropped me shovels and picked up me picks,
working on the railroad.