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Thread #20196   Message #233576
Posted By: zonahobo
25-May-00 - 01:52 AM
Thread Name: Train Songs
Subject: ADD VERSES: The Dummy Line ^^
My Dad used to sing a song called The Dummy Line which I was thrilled to find on your database with some great lyrics I had never read. I think it really was a hobo song. He had a few stanzas (right term?) which I didn't find there which I can add. Maybe they were lifted from other songs, who knows? If they pass the Mudcat review they must be legit! Here goes ....

DUMMY LINE LOST LYRICS:

I once bought a pair of combination underwear
To keep out the cold and the frizelly air
I went six month without irrigation
I couldn't get them off
cause I'd lost the combination!

On the Dummy line .. etc.

I once had a gal down in Mobile
She had a face like a lemon peel
She had a wart on the end of her chin
She called it a dimple
but a dimple grows in!

On the dummy line .. etc.

Three little fleas and three little mice
Sitting in the road playing a game of dice
Along came a horse and steped on the flea
Sais the flea to the mice that's a horse on me

(I think horse is a term in craps shooting ..) ^^