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Mick Pearce (MCP) Harry Cox (26) RE: Harry Cox 11 Mar 20


Interesting song. My grandmother (Middlesbrough) gave me this (clean) song, which I'd always assumed was a children's song. The tune is not the same as the Harry Cox one, but the song could be a relative:



  I'm a rum one, fol-the-diddle-i-do
  I'm a rum one, fol-the-diddle-day.


On Wednesday I was taken,
On Thursday I was tried.
I got forty days in Durham Gaol
For blacking the bobby's eye.

And now I am out again
And I am doing well.
You can tell the Durham turnkeys
That they can go to Hell.

If ever you go to Darlington,
Enquire for the Hole In The Wall
You get your beer for a penny a pint
And a woman for nothing at all.




Mick


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