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Thread #84257   Message #1554593
Posted By: GUEST,Gadaffi
02-Sep-05 - 06:52 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: When There Isn't a Girl About
Subject: Lyr Req: when there isn't a girl about
Can anyone help with the words of this Music Hall song, which I've only heard once at the Sidmouth Volunteer last year from somebody in John Howson's East Anglia crowd? Verses are parodies of nursery rhymes. Chorus goes, something like:

When there isn't a girl about you do feel lonely,
When there isn't a girl about you're on your only,
Left completely on the shelf,
Nothing to do but play (?) with yourself,
When there isn't a girl about.

And while we're about it, could someone also state its provenance.