Erie Canal

Words & Music:



Am                           Dm      Am

I've got an old mule and her name is Sal.

Am                   E7     Am

Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal.

She's a good old worker and a good old pal.

Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal.

      E                         Dm

We've hauled some barges in our day

Am                  C        E

Filled with lumber, coal and hay.

    Am      C     Dm          Am

And we know every inch of the way

Am             E7    Am

From Albany to Buffalo.



C                     G

Low bridge, everybody down!

C                        F      G    C

Low bridge, 'cause we're comin' to a town.

C                           F

And you'll always know your neighbor,

C                       F

You'll always know your pal,

C                  F            C    G7 C

If you've ever navigated on the Erie Canal.


If you ever get along your way, old gal.

Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal.

You can bet your life I'd never part with Sal.

Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal.

Get up there, mule, here comes a lock.

We'll make Rome 'fore six 'o' clock.

And back we'll go to our home dock.

Right back home to Buffalo.




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