Sh-Ta-Ra-Dah-Dey (Irish Lullaby)


A reporter for the Chicago Tribune said he heard an Irish railway agent in Iowa (U.S.) singing this song as he worked. (source: Sandburg)


(Folk song)

Sh-ta-ra-da-dey, sh-ta-dey,
Times is mighty hard.
A dollar a day is all they pay
For work on the boulevard.


  • Song with chords (PDF)
  • MIDI file
  • Listen to the song

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