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Thread #51816   Message #1066689
Posted By: fishhead50
06-Dec-03 - 10:45 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Redwing - East Anglian Song and Tune
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Redwing - East Anglian Song and Tune
My Mother's version

The moon shines bright on pretty Redwing
The night is dying the leaves sighing
And the little boys trousers they need patching
Where he's been scratching
Mosquito bites.

Mom was a Miami native (b. 1922) and she would sing the chorus to my brother and I as a lullabye.

Hugh Davis