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Thread #102462   Message #2076504
Posted By: Joe Offer
14-Jun-07 - 02:55 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: 'A handsome man stepped under the transom
Subject: Lyr Add: HER MOTHER NEVER TOLD HER
I don't know if we're going to find the "transom" version. Here's the version from Songs for Swingin' Housemothers as Her Mother Never Told Her:

Her Mother Never Told Her
(Let Her Sleep Under the Bar)


On a cold winter evening the guests were all leaving,
O'Leary was closing the bar.
When he turned and he said to the lady in red:
"Get out you can't stay where you are!"
She wept a sad tear in her bucket of beer
As she thought of the cold night ahead;
When a gentleman dapper stepped out of the phone booth
And these are the words that he said:

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