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Lyr Req: Fairytale of New York (The Pogues)

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Ulli 29 Dec 99 - 12:24 PM
selby 29 Dec 99 - 02:08 PM
Paul S 29 Dec 99 - 06:15 PM
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Subject: The Pogues
From: Ulli
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 12:24 PM


I really like this song but there are a two lines I do not quite understand (English is not my mother tongue) Can anyone help me explain the meaning of the following lines?

("..And I turned my face away And dreamed about you) GOT ON A LUCKY ONE CAME IN EIGHTEEN TO ONE" ...


Lots of Pogues Lyrics at

(Look under "Discography")

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Pogues
From: selby
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 02:08 PM

placed a bet on something where the odds where 18 to 1 For every 1 unit you place on, if it is a winner you recieve 18 in return. Does this help Keith

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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Pogues
From: Paul S
Date: 29 Dec 99 - 06:15 PM

Hey Ulli.

CLICK HERE to see the entire lyrics and chords, as posted on OLGA.


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