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Thread #7570   Message #2736975
Posted By: GUEST,TJ in San Diego
02-Oct-09 - 06:47 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Johnny Lad / Johnnie Lad
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Johnny Lad / Johnnie Lad
In the Clancy's version was a verse that still makes me chuckle, but which sounds likely a later addition:

Samson was a mighty man,
And he fought wi' a cuddy's jaw,
He fought a thousand battles,
Wearin' crimson flannel drawers!