Shule Agra – Irish Folk Song

Interesting Facts about the Shule Agra

“Shule Agra” the Irish folk song, is according to Stan Hugill the song related to “Clear The Track Let The Bulgine Run” by a similar melody.

The source of this sea shanty

The music: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed: p 347).
The lyrics: “Shanties from the Seven Seas” by Stan Hugill (1st ed: p 347).

The Record

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Shule Agra - Irish Folk Song

The musical notation

Shule Agra - music notation

The full lyrics

Shule Agra

My Johnny he has gone across the sea,
He’s left me wid a wee babie,
An’ whin he cames back he might wed me,
Oh, my Johnny has gone for a soldier –

Shu-le, shu-le, shu-le, shu-le agra,
Sure, ah, sure, an’ he loves me,
And when he comes back he’ll marry me,
Oh my Johnny has gone for a soldier.

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