I am Jeremiah Dixon I am a Geordie boy A glass of wine with you, sir And the ladies I’ll enjoy All Durham and Northumberland Is measured up by my own handIt was my fate from birth To make my mark upon the earth He calls me Charlie Mason A stargazer am IIt seems that I was born To chart the evening sky They’d cut me out for baking bread But I had other dreams instead This baker’s boy from the west country Would join the Royal Society We are sailing to Philadelphia