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Posted By: GUEST,Mick Pearce (MCP)
31-Mar-18 - 09:49 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Soldier and the Sailor (Soldier's Prayer)
Subject: RE: Origins: Soldier and the Sailor (Soldier's Prayer)
You can hear Hamish's version on youtube Hamish Imlach - The Soldier's Prayer, where he definitely sings plook with meaning pimple as kenny said above.
The rest of that version is the same as Helen's transcription except a few minor differences: "Let's pray for a wench; May his highness go baldy ; and the penultimate line, where he has And if we have one year may we also have ten