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Thread #753   Message #3445847
Posted By: GUEST,Alan
02-Dec-12 - 03:40 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Indian Maid? / Silver Bell + Red Wing
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Indian Maid? / Silver Bell + Red Wing
"The moon shines bright on Charlie Chaplin
His boots are cracking
For want of blacking" -

"and his little baggy trousers they need mendin'
before we send him
to the Dardanelles."

Sounds like a WWI troop song, and still sung in Norfolk UK.