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Thread #11034   Message #79959
Posted By: alison
19-May-99 - 09:23 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: One Two Three O'Lairy (Count Basie, 1940)
Subject: RE: Jazz Lyric '1 2 3 O'Lairy' - Count Basie 1940
Hi,

We used to play it as a ball game in Belfast in the 70's, so it made it across from Scotland.

1,2,3 O'Leary
4,5,6,O'Leary
7,8,9,O'Leary
10 O'Leary, oh.

There was another version too.....

1,2,3 O'Leary
I saw Mrs Cleary........
it got rude after this (well we thought it was rude at the time....), unfortunately I can't remember what happened next.

Slainte

alison