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Thread #120246   Message #3169070
Posted By: GUEST
11-Jun-11 - 06:42 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Duchess of Kent (Graeme Miles)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Procession it started at Ayresome
I got the song from Tommy Gilfellan when he was a student in Manchester circa '62. I later met another guy from the NorthEast (name escapes me), Ken or Keith something I think. He had a slightly different last two lines which I nabbed for my own version.
'The party went back to the station; and carried the Duchess aboard.
As they waved her away, said the Town Clark "Lads, eh, we've forgotten to open the ward".