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Thread #35901   Message #2942062
Posted By: GUEST,Jim
08-Jul-10 - 07:33 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Smashing of the GLASGOW van
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Smashing of the GLASGOW van
The Glasgow Smashing Of The Van
This Song was Sung by a Glasgow Man who lived in Bright Street Garngad Glasgow Who's Name I may give you at a later date
If You Listion to the song with head phones on you should hear a nother man singing along side with him this man is his son who also is my Brother and the song was recorded in my fathers living room en - joy
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            The Glasgow Smashing Of The Van
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Twos on the twelfth of May boys in nineteen twenty-one.
When the news ran through old Scotland that a daring deed was dun Taws by a band of Rebels to release an Irish man they assembled in the high street where they smashed the prison van.
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So hears to the boys who dun it there cause was staunch and true. Each man whom plaid his part that day was Irish through and through' Side by side they stood their revolvers in their
Hands with that band of Irish Rebels at the smashing of the van.

Those clever Glasgow police where quickly on the seen they arrested every body connected to Sinn Fein. They arrested Father McGroray an R-C clergyman but they only showed their Ignorance at the Smashing of the Van.
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So hears to the boys who dun it there cause was staunch and true. Each man whom plaid his part that day was Irish through and through. Side by side they stood their revolvers in their hands with that band of Irish Rebels at the smashing of the van.

Now the trial it was over and the crown case it is failed all though they did there very best to send our boys to jail.
Defended by their councillor. Mack jay and Sandy Man.
Shour the verdict was not guiltily at the smashing of the van.

Chorus
So hears to the boys who dun it there cause was staunch and true. Each man whom plaid his part that day was Irish through and through. Side by side they stood their revolvers in their hands with that band of Irish Rebels at the smashing of the van.


Chorus

So hears to the boys who dun it there cause was staunch and true. Each man whom plaid his part that day was Irish through and through. Side by side they stood their revolvers in their hands with that band of Irish Rebels at the smashing of the van.