. C D G I wish that I was home in Donegal C D To be with you beside the sea Em C To hear your sweet voice calling me G D G Back to my home in Donegal . . G Am D He walks upon the streets of New Orleans G Am There is a strange and unfamiliar look C D To every face he sees. C D He came here for the money G C Am The adventure and the craic G Am Now all he ever thinks about D G Is someday going backG Am D Sometimes he lays there dreaming in the night G Am To get a job of extra work C D He?ll save the money for the flight C D But lonely dreams in darkness G C Am disappear before the dawn G Am Familiar faces fade away D G All the dreams are gone.G Am D He misses all his family and friends G Am There's times when he'd give all he has C D Just to be with them again C D Before the young ones move away G C Am The old ones are all gone. G Am Before his heart can realize D G He's been away too long.