The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #62938   Message #1154243
Posted By: GUEST, Mikefule
04-Apr-04 - 02:11 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Aikendrum
Subject: RE: Achin' Drum ('There was a man lived in ...')
We were forced at chalkpoint to sing this appalling nonsense at school, which could well be one reason why folksong has such a bad name among the young...

And we sang, "And he played upon a table, a table, a table, and he played upon a table, and he had an aching bum." It added levity to an otherwise dull song.