The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #69604   Message #3938678
Posted By: GUEST
21-Jul-18 - 04:35 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: A song with 'gum-boil on her knee'???
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: A song with 'gum-boil on her knee'???
My Mam’s and Grandma’s Version from South East Ireland is:
Oh the cat has a gum boil,
a tooth ache,
a belly ache,
a stitch in his side,
and a plaster on his nose.
Daddy when you die won’t you leave me the fiddle-o,
Daddy when you die won’t you leave me the bow