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Thread #84257   Message #1554711
Posted By: GUEST,Richard
02-Sep-05 - 09:32 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: When There Isn't a Girl About
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: when there isn't a girl about
I learnt this as a tune, while playing in a dance band in the late '70s. My Dad sang me the words more or less as written - definitely "Nothing to do but play with yourself" - which he had learnt in the Navy during WW2. He only knew that one verse, though.