Black Velvet Band

Blackout, Dropkick Murphys

Contributors
Vocals: Al Barr
Bass, Vocals: Ken Casey
Drums, Bodhrán, Vocals: Matt Kelly
Guitar, Vocals: James Lynch
Guitar, Accordion, Vocals: Marc Orrell
Bagpipes: Joe Delaney
Lyrics

In a neat little town they call Brockton
Apprenticed in trade I was bound
And many an hour's sweet happiness
I spent in that neat little town
Then bad misfortune befell me
That caused me to stray from the land
Far away from my friends and companions
To follow the black velvet band

Well, I was out strolling one evening
Not intending to stay very long
When I met a frolicsome damsel
As she came tripping along
A watch she pulled out her pocket
And slipped it right into my hand
On the very first night that I met her,
Bad luck to the black velvet band

Her eyes they shone like the diamonds
You'd think she was queen of the land
And her hair hung over her shoulder
Tied up in a black velvet band

Before judge and jury next morning
Both of us did appear
A gentleman claimed his jewelry
And the case against us was clear
Now seven long years transportation
Right down to Van Dieman's land
Far away from my friends and companions
To follow the black velvet band

Her eyes they shone like the diamonds
You'd think she was queen of the land
And her hair hung over her shoulder
Tied up with a black velvet band

So come all you jolly young fellows
I'd have you take warning by me
Whenever you're out on the liquor
Beware of the pretty colleen

She'll fill you with whiskey and porter
Until you're not able to stand
And the very next thing you'd know
You've landed in Van Dieman's Land.

Her eyes they shone like the diamonds
You'd think she was queen of the land
And her hair hung over her shoulder
Tied up with a black velvet band

Her eyes they shone like the diamonds
You'd think she was queen of the land
And her hair hung over her shoulder
Tied up with a black velvet band

BLACK VELVET BAND!

Upcoming Shows

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  1. 7.10.2020
    Saint-Nolff, France
    Festival Fête du Bruit St Nolff
  2. 7.10.2020
    Tabor, Czech Republic
    Čápův dvůr airport
  3. 7.11.2020
    Lille, Belgium
    (10-12 July) Sjock Festival
  4. 7.14.2020
    Aix-les-Bains, France
    Festival Musilac
  5. 7.15.2020
    Nîmes, France
    Festival des Arènes de Nîmes

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