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IN HEAVEN THERE IS NO BEER


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amock@excel.net 20 Aug 97 - 10:59 AM
Earl 20 Aug 97 - 11:43 AM
LaMarca 20 Aug 97 - 03:18 PM
rechal@earthlink.net 20 Aug 97 - 03:33 PM
PattyG 20 Aug 97 - 07:26 PM
Bill D 20 Aug 97 - 08:03 PM
Sheye 20 Aug 97 - 08:13 PM
Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca 20 Aug 97 - 08:14 PM
Bill D 20 Aug 97 - 09:17 PM
Nathan (nsarvis@tenet.edu) 20 Aug 97 - 11:10 PM
PattyG 20 Aug 97 - 11:31 PM
Peter T. 21 Aug 97 - 11:01 AM
rechal@earthlink.net 21 Aug 97 - 12:25 PM
rechal 27 Aug 97 - 02:36 AM
Dicho (Frank Staplin) 22 May 02 - 06:26 PM
Celtic Soul 22 May 02 - 06:29 PM
GUEST,ozmacca 22 May 02 - 06:50 PM
Mark Clark 22 May 02 - 07:02 PM
Stewie 22 May 02 - 09:02 PM
Genie 22 May 02 - 10:38 PM
Ebbie 22 May 02 - 11:14 PM
Steve in Idaho 22 May 02 - 11:54 PM
Sandy Paton 23 May 02 - 01:27 AM
Sandy Paton 23 May 02 - 01:33 AM
Sandy Paton 23 May 02 - 01:37 AM
fogie 23 May 02 - 04:43 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 23 May 02 - 05:28 AM
McGrath of Harlow 23 May 02 - 06:53 AM
Hrothgar 23 May 02 - 07:10 AM
GUEST,Tony 23 May 02 - 07:44 AM
fat B****rd 23 May 02 - 07:52 AM
Dave Bryant 23 May 02 - 07:55 AM
Rich_and_Dee 23 May 02 - 10:05 AM
Mark Clark 23 May 02 - 10:07 AM
GUEST,Jim 23 May 02 - 10:32 AM
Deda 23 May 02 - 11:31 AM
SharonA 23 May 02 - 11:39 AM
Mr Happy 23 May 02 - 11:43 AM
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Subject: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: amock@excel.net
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 10:59 AM

my wife has lost sleep over what is it that may not be in heaven. can anybody help? hope so!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Earl
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 11:43 AM

Well for one thing:

I heaven there is no beer
That's why we drink it here
When we're no longer here
Our friends will be drinking all hhe beer


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: LaMarca
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 03:18 PM

There's a blues/gospel song called "There Will Be No Depression in Heaven" - maybe by Blind Willie Johnson, but recently covered by English guitarist Martin Simpson. Could this be what you're looking for? I also vaguely remember one about "No Distinction in Heaven", but can't place where I heard it.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: rechal@earthlink.net
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 03:33 PM

Linda Ronstadt, Dolly Parton and EmmyLou Harris do a song called "Will There Be No Hoboes In Heaven" (I think that's the name) on their album, Trio. My memory's fuzzy, but I think one of the verses go something like this:

Will there be any hoboes in heaven

Any boxcars on which we might ride

Will they have respect for the hobo

On that something-something other (or maybe brighter) side


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: PattyG
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 07:26 PM

Forgive me for responding, but just felt the need to share that my very first thought was, HELL. Maybe?

There will be no hell in Heaven.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Bill D
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 08:03 PM

Kilby Snow (& others) have recorded "There'll be no Distinction There"

with lines like 'and we'll all be white in that Heavenly Light"

I'll think about other songs...surely there are more...


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Subject: Lyr Add: TEARS IN HEAVEN (Eric Clapton)
From: Sheye
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 08:13 PM

There's Clapton:

TEARS IN HEAVEN
By Eric Clapton and Will Jennings

Would you know my name if I saw you in heaven?
Would it be the same if I saw you in heaven?
I must be strong and carry on,
'Cause I know I don't belong here in heaven.

Would you hold my hand if I saw you in heaven?
Would you help me stand if I saw you in heaven?
I'll find my way through night and day,
'Cause I know I just can't stay here in heaven.

Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees.
Time can break your heart, have you begging please, begging please.

Beyond the door there's peace I'm sure,
And I know there'll be no more tears in heaven.

First Verse


But there's another one just on the tip of my brain...
Now your wife has company staying awake, trying to remember. Help!


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 08:14 PM

Rap?


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Subject: Lyr Add: NO TEARS IN HEAVEN (Kilby Snow)
From: Bill D
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 09:17 PM

I think I mixed up my song-performer database....Kilby Snow did this wonderful old song...

NO TEARS IN HEAVEN
(Kilby Snow)

No tears in Heaven, no sorrows given
All will be glory in that land;
There'll be no sadness, all will be gladnesss
When we shall join that happy band.

CHORUS
No tears...no tears up there
No tears in Heaven fair
Sorrow and pain will all have flown.
No tears...no tears up there
No tears in Heaven fair
No tears in Heaven will be known.

Glory is waiting, waiting up yonder,
Where we shall spend an endless day;
There with our savior, we'll be forever,
Where no more sorrow can dismay.

CHORUS

Some morning yonder, we'll cease to ponder
O'er things this life has brought to view.
All will be clearer, loved ones be dearer,
In Heav'n where all will be made new.

CHORUS


Don't know if this was it....but it sure sounds good on the Autoharp!!!

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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Nathan (nsarvis@tenet.edu)
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 11:10 PM

The Arbuckle Mountain Boys (bluegrass band from Oklahoma) did a song called "Will there be bluegrass in Heaven?" Also, "There'll Be No Distinction There" was composed and originally recorded by Blind Alfred Reed, a Methodist minister, in 1929.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: PattyG
Date: 20 Aug 97 - 11:31 PM

Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven From: Tim Jaques tjaques@netcom.ca Date: 20-Aug-97 - 08:14 PM

Rap?

/////////////Tim! What a riot! Thanks for the thought - truly makes it worth dying for!!


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Peter T.
Date: 21 Aug 97 - 11:01 AM

Mark Twain: "Heaven for the climate, hell for the conversation."


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: rechal@earthlink.net
Date: 21 Aug 97 - 12:25 PM

Remembering more snippets....

Will the hobo chum with the rich man

Will we always have money to spare

Will something something something....

Will they tell us that we cannot ride


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: rechal
Date: 27 Aug 97 - 02:36 AM

I posted the lyrics in answer to another thread -- I'll try to do this fancy shmancy link thing again, but if it doesn't work, check out the "freight train" thread.

Hobo's Meditation


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
Date: 22 May 02 - 06:26 PM

Will there be no ------ in Heaven? Saw this old thread and couldn't resist. Lots of things to think about.
Earl (2nd. post) Do you want to go if there is no beer?
Sex?
Monday Night Football?
CNN ?


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Celtic Soul
Date: 22 May 02 - 06:29 PM

No sickness, no pain, no tears, no judgment, no strife, no worries, no hate, no anger, no sadness, no apathy. And a heck of a lot more is implied in the bible as well.

As for other peoples religions, I canna say.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: GUEST,ozmacca
Date: 22 May 02 - 06:50 PM

All of which makes me wonder. What is is that YOU don't want to find in Heaven, or whatever is your selected/generic name for nearness to God (or whatever... you know what I mean).

As for me, rather like Nanki-Poo (wasn't it?)I've got a little list.....

Prejudice, politics, banjos........


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Subject: Lyr Add: I'M USING MY BIBLE FOR A ROADMAP
From: Mark Clark
Date: 22 May 02 - 07:02 PM

Detours; there'll be no detours in heaven.

      - Mark

I'M USING MY BIBLE FOR A ROADMAP

   Refrain:
   There'll be no detours in heaven,    (5,1)
   No rough roads along the way,    (2,5)
   I'm using my bible for a roadmap,    (1,4)
   My last stop is heaven some sweet day.    (5,1)

I'm using my bible for a roadmap,    (1,4)
The children of Israel used it too,    (5,1)
They crossed the Red Sea of destruction,    (1,4)
And God was there to see them through.    (5,1)

(refrain)

I'm using my bible for a roadmap,
Ten commandments they tell me what to do,
The twelve apostles are my road signs,
And Jesus will see me safely through.

(refrain)


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Stewie
Date: 22 May 02 - 09:02 PM

The full lyrics of 'In Heaven There Is No Beer', as reworked by Carl Finch of Brave Combo, may be found here:

No Beer

--Stewie.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Genie
Date: 22 May 02 - 10:38 PM

From "The Midnight Choir," by The Gatlin Brothers:

"Will they have Mogen David in Heaven? Dear Lord, we'd all like to know. Will they have Mogen David in Heaven, sweet Jesus? If they don't, who the hell wants to go?"


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Ebbie
Date: 22 May 02 - 11:14 PM

"If Heaven ain't a lot like Dixie, I really don't want to go"


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Subject: Lyr Add: HOBO'S MEDITATION (Jimmie Rodgers)
From: Steve in Idaho
Date: 22 May 02 - 11:54 PM

Written by Jimmie Rodgers Copyright BMI 1933. "Hobo's Meditation" is the song.

Steve

Tonight as I lay on a boxcar
Just waiting for a train to pass by
What will become of the Hobo
Whenever their time comes to die

There's a Master up yonder in Heaven
Got a place that we might call our home
Will we have to work for a living
Or can we continue to roam
Extended yodeling here

Will there be any freight trains in Heaven
Any boxcars in which we might hide
Will there be any tough cops and brakemen
Will they tell us we cannot ride
Will the Hobo ride with the rich man
Will he always have money to spare
Will they ahve respect for the Hobo
In the land that lies hidden up there?

Yodel ay e HOOO

Written in the key of C


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:27 AM

Here the dearest of ties we must sever;
Tears of parting are seen every day.
But no sickness or sighing forever,
When I've gone the last mile of the way.

(from LAST MILE OF THE WAY)

I think "Heaven" is implied, if not actually stated. Acceptable?

Sandy


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:33 AM

Then there's the verse in "Hobo's Lullaby" that promises:

I know the police cause you trouble;
They cause trouble everywhere.
But, when you die and go to heaven,
You will find no police there!

Sandy (still thinking about it)


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:37 AM

Change that last line to read:

You'll find no policemen there.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: fogie
Date: 23 May 02 - 04:43 AM

I heard two American sisters sing a song will there be any yodelling in heaven only a couple of weeks ago, and cant remember if it was on C&W or folk program.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 23 May 02 - 05:28 AM

There's a Richard Thompson song called 'God Loves a Drunk' which has a line 'Will There be no Bar Tenders in Heaven'


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: McGrath of Harlow
Date: 23 May 02 - 06:53 AM

No Public Entertainment Licence requirements.

And of course No Telephones in Heaven. (And more especially no Mobiles.)


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Hrothgar
Date: 23 May 02 - 07:10 AM

Mommy, do they have guitars in heaven?
Daddy didn't take his along,
How's he going to serenade the angels?
How's he going to sing a country song?

Chorus for "Mommy, do they have guitars in heaven?"

Can't remember who wrote it, but the alleged intention was that it was going to be the world's worst country song. Did well, against intense competition.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: GUEST,Tony
Date: 23 May 02 - 07:44 AM

Don't forget the superb 'Will there be any yodelling in heaven?'. I love those old country songs.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: fat B****rd
Date: 23 May 02 - 07:52 AM

Please. Will there be no f...ing pavement cyclists in Heaven. From grumpy fB.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Dave Bryant
Date: 23 May 02 - 07:55 AM

I hope there WILL be beer in Heaven
But I also hope that St Peter confiscated Bodhrans and Kazzoos at the Pearly Gates !


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Rich_and_Dee
Date: 23 May 02 - 10:05 AM

Hi,

Back to Richard Thompson's "God Loves a Drunk", it's a wonderfully nasty song equating the isolating, debilitating condition of advanced drinking with a sort of religious ecstasy. In Thompson's theology, heaven will be full of drunks, all soiling themselves, talking to invisible friends and looking for one more drink.

Sort of sounds like college.

Anyway, I don't have the lyrics handy, but among them are "I pity you fools, with your homes in the suburbs... Will wage-slaving win you God's love?"

"For God loves a drunk, the lowest of men..."

You get the picture.

Rich


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Mark Clark
Date: 23 May 02 - 10:07 AM

Assuming “there” is synonamous with heaven in many songs, then it seems clear that there'll be no blind children in heaven as evidenced by these two variants of a terrific old song:

The Blind Child's Prayer ">
There'll Be No Blind Ones There

      - Mark


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: GUEST,Jim
Date: 23 May 02 - 10:32 AM

Rich and Dee

As someone who has had a serious alcohol problem, my take on "God Loves a Drunk" is very different from yours.

In Thompson's theology, heaven will be full of drunks, all soiling themselves, talking to invisible friends and looking for one more drink

That is NOT what he is saying at all!

The song is about the fact that 'Heaven' is a wistful hope for those who hate this life, hence the points about (contented) pen-pushers and dull suburbanites.

"But a Drunk's only trying to get free of his body
And soar like an Eagle high up there in Heaven"

Believe me, I've been there...

Jim


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Deda
Date: 23 May 02 - 11:31 AM

Mark Twain thought that humor was based on pain (certainly a lot of HIS was) and he said there would be no need for laughter in Heaven. Or words to that effect.

For my own druthers, I'd say there'll be no addiction in Heaven. Not to booze, not to drugs like tobacco (or others), not to pain or rage, not to each other. Maybe that should be broad enough to include no compulsions, either.

Lennon's "Imagine" is full of what there'd be none of -- "nothing to kill or die for -- and no religion, too."


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: SharonA
Date: 23 May 02 - 11:39 AM

Awright, now I have to go dig up the Lou and Peter Berryman CD "Some Kinda Funny" and type out their song "Glorious Prediction" to post here... unless someone else beats me to it...


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Mr Happy
Date: 23 May 02 - 11:43 AM

living in sin?


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: katlaughing
Date: 23 May 02 - 12:44 PM

Sandy! You beat me to the Hobo's Lullaby...love that song; it was the first one I thought of...


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Don Firth
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:33 PM

No cell phones, SUVs, punks with their pants at half-mast streaking down the sidewalk on skateboards. . . .

There must be sex in heaven, otherwise where do all those little cherubs come from?

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Haruo
Date: 23 May 02 - 01:44 PM

Just curious, Sandy, why you had us change "There will ... police" to "There'll ... policemen". Seems to me both are singable. Of course, "police" needs to be accented on the first syllable, so it rhymes with "NO peace!" and that's a pronunciation that doesn't roll naturally off everybody's tongue, but if you can do it, why not?

Liland


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Stewie
Date: 23 May 02 - 06:26 PM

The Girls of the Golden West's (Millie and Dolly Good)1934 recording 'Will There Be Any Yodelers In Heaven' has been reissued on a marvellous CD on the German Trikont label: Various Artists 'American Yodeling 1911-1946' Trikont US-0246-2.

--Stewie


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Mr Happy
Date: 24 May 02 - 06:53 AM

space?


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Sandy Paton
Date: 24 May 02 - 09:18 PM

I just think that "there'll be no policemen there" is the correct line. It still places the emphasis on "POlicemen."

Anyone remember the Fox Hollow favorite: "Let Me Bring My Guitar to Heaven, Too"? The chorus was something like:

How many Martins get beyond those pearly gates
To play (sing?) those sacred songs of praise to (for?) you?
Harps and trumpets may sound fine,
But they just don't sound old-time.
Let me bring my guitar to Heaven, too.

Sandy


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Subject: Lyr Add: TRAVELLERS IN HEAVEN
From: GUEST,Dita (at work)
Date: 25 May 02 - 02:13 PM

Travellers in Heaven

Today as I sit by the roadside
Watching the trailers go by
I think what will become of the travellers
Whenever their time comes to die
There's a master above us in heaven
In a place we might call our home
Will we have a room in his mansion
Or shall we continue to roam

Will there be any travellers in heaven
Any places where we can stay
Or will their still be councils and policemen
To pull our old trailers away
Will the scaldie sit with the traveller
Will there always be money to spare
Will there be respect for the travellers
In the land that is hidden up there

Will there be any travellers in heaven
Any pubs where we might get a beer
Or will there still be the same old landlords
Saying sorry no tinkers served here
Will the traveller always be travelling
Will we always be travelling around
I'm so tired of travelling this country
I'd rather be under the ground

Will there be any travellers in heaven?


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Deda
Date: 25 May 02 - 07:23 PM

I like this thread for the question "What won't there be in heaven" --
Money
greed
neediness
acquisitiveness
Gimme mine and gimme more
CEOs, obscene salaries, golden parachutes
Working at jobs you hate in order to make a living -- golden handcuffs


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Genie
Date: 29 May 02 - 04:25 AM

Sandy, I'd love to get ahold of that song (about bringing your Martin to Heaven), too!

Dave Bryant , It's not the Bodhrans and Kazzoos that are confiscated at the Pearly Gates, is it? I thought for sure it was the accordions--or maybe the banjos!

Genie


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Forsh
Date: 30 Apr 06 - 03:26 PM

So, Did we ever get the lyrics for this song? Coz I want them! 'Let me bring my guitar to heaven too'


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Kaleea
Date: 30 Apr 06 - 03:53 PM

One of my fav Polkas shares this concern which has kept many awake nights, I'm sure. It's the No Beer In Heaven Polka

In Heaven, there is no beer.
That's why we drink it here.
And, when we're gone from here,
our friends will be drinking all the beer.



Obviously, some animals share this concern, as I once had a Black Lab who would wildly jump up & down, placing her front paws on me whenever I, or anyone else, would sing this song. Andi the "dancing dog" was great fun at Octoberfests!


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: kytrad (Jean Ritchie)
Date: 30 Apr 06 - 04:11 PM

On some old radio program, I remember hearing, when I was very young:

Will there be any yodelling in Heaven?
That is what I'd like to know-
Can there be any wrong
In just singin on a little song,
And going, "YODEL-LE-DE-YODEL-LE-DE-O?"

CHO: Yodel-le-de, yo-le-de, yo-le-deeee-O,
      Will there be any yodelling in Heaven (Yo-le-de-O)?
      In that Heaven up above,
      Will we sing the songs we love,
      And go, "A-yodel-le-de, yo-de-le-de-O?"

Don't know who sang it- seems that it was a man's tenor voice.


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: GUEST,Joe_F
Date: 30 Apr 06 - 08:49 PM

No marriage! Matthew 23:30

--- Joe Fineman    joe_f@verizon.net

||: Most men die of their remedies, not of their illnesses. :||


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Kara
Date: 01 May 06 - 05:28 PM

The version of this song I know was reputedly writen by a gypsy called Georgey Biddel who I met in a pub at Stow on the Wold horse fair in the mid 80s
The word are very similar to Ditas but with some of the words in Romany. Where did you get this version from Dita?

The song was taken up by New age Travellers and the words reformed to be relevant to the struggle against the Thatcherist police state to maintain the rights to hold a free festival at stongehenge.

Will there be any convey in heaven
is there a heavenly national trust
saying you can't have your festival here boy
park your bus up and leave it to rust.

a true folk song...

Where do you think


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Subject: Lyr Add: NO DISAPPOINTMENT IN HEAVEN
From: Richard Brandenburg
Date: 02 May 06 - 12:36 AM

Here's a bunch of stuff there won't be in Heaven. Learned this from a recording of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys; I've seen it in some old songbooks as well.

NO DISAPPOINTMENT IN HEAVEN

No disappointment in Heaven
No weariness sorrow or pain
No hearts that are bleeding or broken
No song in a minor refrain
No clouds on the earthly horizon
Will ever be seen in the sky
Where all will be sunshine and gladness
With never a sob nor a sigh

I'm bound for that beautiful city
The Lord has prepared for his own
Where all redeemed of all ages
Sing glory around the white throne
Sometimes I get homesick for heaven
And the glory my eyes shall behold
Oh, what joy there will be
When my Saviour I see
In that beautiful city of gold


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Subject: RE: will there be no _____ in heaven
From: Deda
Date: 08 May 06 - 05:50 PM

According to A Dying Cub Fan's Last Request, by Steve Goodman, there are no Chicago Cubs in heaven -- he's watching the Angels now.


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