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Thread #4300   Message #1130504
Posted By: John MacKenzie
06-Mar-04 - 04:08 PM
Thread Name: Children's Street Songs
Subject: RE: Children's Street Songs
The Salvation army free from sin
Went to heaven in a cornbeef tin
The cornbeef tin began to smell
And the Salvation Army went to...
Helensburgh Castle stands upon a rock
If you want to pass it, you've got to show your....
Cocktail Ginger Ale, half a pint of water, stick it up your....
Ask no questions tell no lies
Shut your mouth and you'll catch no flies.
Mary Queen of Scots got her head chopped of
Head chopped off.
Head chopped off.

Queen Mary, Queen Mary
Ma age is sixteen
Ma faither's a fairmer on yonder green
He's plenty o' money tae dress me up braw
But there's nae bonny laddie will tak me awa.

My Maw's a millionaire
Blue eyes and curly hair
Down amomng the Eskimos
Teaching them how to blow their nose
My maw's a millionaire
These are all songs and fragments from kids rhymes, skipping and otherwise from my childhood.