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Lyr Add: Will You Love Me When I'm Mutton?

Jim Dixon 04 Mar 11 - 10:15 PM
Little Robyn 05 Mar 11 - 03:53 AM
GUEST,Jan 21 Feb 15 - 05:45 AM
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Subject: Lyr Add: WILL YOU LOVE ME WHEN I'M MUTTON?
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 04 Mar 11 - 10:15 PM

You can hear this recording at YouTube:


WILL YOU LOVE ME WHEN I'M MUTTON?
Words, R. P. Weston and Bert Lee. Music, Harris Weston.
London: Francis, Day & Hunter, Ltd., 1934.
As sung by Gracie Fields in the film 'We're Going to Be Rich' (1938).

Two little lambs were in a field of clover,
A he-lamb and a she-lamb, I'll explain.
The she-lamb gave the he-lamb the once over,
Then tenderly she bleated this refrain:

Will you love me when I'm mutton as you do now I am lamb?
Baa-baa, black sheep, tell me do. Tell me do!
Will you love me when I'm mutton, like a true and faithful ram,
Or will you tell me I'm too tough to chew?

When my one-and-four-a-pound is not so tender,
And there's no wool left upon my one-and-three,
When you're sitting in the ice chest with me, darling,
Oh, promise that you won't be cold to me.

Will you love me when I'm mutton as you do now I am lamb?
Baa-baa, black sheep, tell me do. Tell me do!
Will you love me when I'm mutton like a true and faithful ram,
Though I'm cut up and you feel cut-up too?

Though my cupid dart's a skewer stuck in my shoulder,
And they've stuck a ticket where your tail should be,
When the butcher sells your kidneys, love, for fourpence,
Oh, tell him that your heart is still for me.

Will you love me when I'm mutton as you do now I am lamb?
Baa-baa, black sheep, tell me do. Tell me do!
Will you love me on the Sunday when you're roasted like I am,
And when you're served up cold on Monday, too?

If you meet me in the soup upon the Tuesday,
Oh, promise you won't hide behind a pea,
And on Wednesday when they call us rissoles, darling,
Oh, tell me that you'll be twin souls with me.


[YouTube also has a recording by recording by Bobbie Comber, which is much more intelligible.]


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Will You Love Me When I'm Mutton?
From: Little Robyn
Date: 05 Mar 11 - 03:53 AM

This is on Theresa Tooley's CD - it plays in my car every day.
Hilarious.
Robyn


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Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Will You Love Me When I'm Mutton?
From: GUEST,Jan
Date: 21 Feb 15 - 05:45 AM

I would love the sheet music, can anyone help?


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