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Lyr/Chords: You Need Skin (Leon Rosselson)

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GUEST,Jan Persson, Sydney Australia 07 Jun 01 - 07:03 AM
Sorcha 07 Jun 01 - 09:37 AM
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nutty 07 Jun 01 - 10:15 AM
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Jim Dixon 07 Jun 01 - 12:31 PM
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Subject: You need skin. (Leon Rosselson)
From: GUEST,Jan Persson, Sydney Australia
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 07:03 AM


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:37 AM

A little more information would help, but I'll go see what I can find...........(please is nice too)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:41 AM

Go look at Jeri's post in this thread. Is that it?


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 09:44 AM

(if not, I can't find it)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: nutty
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 10:15 AM

I've got the words somewhere - I'll have to dig them out but it starts :-

You need skin
Take good care of it
Don't harm a hair of it
What would we do without it
Keep it clean
Soap and water every day
Wash the dirt and smells away
Cos you need skin

Roy Bailey recorded it on Why Does It Have To Be Me


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Subject: Lyr Add: YOU NEED SKIN (Leon Rosselson)
From: nutty
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:00 AM

AMAZING ... I found it straight away .... I love these discs/tapes that give you the words as well

YOU NEED SKIN
Chorus
You need skin, take good care of it
Don't harm a hair of it
What would we do without it
Keep it clean, soapy water every day
Will wash the dirt and smells away
'Cos you need skin

Whether you're fat or whether you're thin
It keeps the germs from crawling in
Whether you're skinny or whether you're stout
It keeps the blood from trickling out

Whether you're black or whether you're brown
It keeps you're tummy from tumbling down
Whether you're silly or whether you're smart
It keeps your bones from falling apart

Whether you're dark or whether you're fair
Skin's the thing for growing hair
It's waterproof in rainy weather
And keeps the bits of your body together


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: nutty
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 11:03 AM

Should have said .... those are the words .....now who can supply the chords??


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 12:31 PM

While we're on the subject--

Back in the 60's, Allan Sherman recorded a song called "You Gotta Have Skin," a parody of the pop song, "You Gotta Have Heart." It's in DT. The concept is strikingly similar.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: GUEST
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 03:05 PM

Heard Roy sing this at Beverley: it's on Fuse records CFCD 396


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 03:11 PM

Jim, those are the lyrics I linked to above. They are in the Forum, but not the DT.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Jim Dixon
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 03:36 PM

Sorcha: You should have linked to Jeri's message like this. And "You Gotta Have Skin" is indeed in DT, right here. However, I notice Jeri's version has 3 more verses than the one in DT.


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: Sorcha
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 05:21 PM

I did try, but this time it didn't work for me. Sometimes the magic works, sometimes it don't, (grin)


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Subject: RE: Lyr/Chords Req: You need skin. (Leon Rosselso
From: okthen
Date: 07 Jun 01 - 06:00 PM

The esteemed Mr. Rosselson appeared on wed. nights BBC 2 webcast of Martin Carthy's 60th birthday party.

Thought you might like to know that.

cheers

bill


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