Bobby Shafto Printable Lyrics – PDF

“Bobby Shafto” is a nursery rhyme where a lady is waiting for Bobby Shafto to marry her.

The main character of the song is probably a real-life person in 19th-century Ireland, and he was said to have broken the heart of a woman when he married another.

The song is often used as a love song for kids.


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Bobby Shafto’s gone to sea
Silver buckles on his knee
He’ll come back and marry me
Bonny Bobby Shafto!

Bobby Shafto’s bright and fair
Combing down his yellow hair
He’s my love for evermore
Bonny Bobby Shafto!




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