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Lyr/Chords: You Need Skin (Leon Rosselson)

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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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Subject: You Need Skin....Help!
From: GUEST,Dave Hunt
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:14 AM

A friend of mine is looking for the words of 'You need Skin' as sung by Roy Bailey....can anyone help please


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Subject: Lyr Add: YOU NEED SKIN (Leon Rosselson)
From: The Borchester Echo
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 07:23 AM

You Need Skin by Leon Rosselson:

(refrain)

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: You Need Skin....Help!
From: 8_Pints
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 08:44 AM

Its also on a Roy Bailey LP/CD together with another brilliant kid's song 'Why does it have to be me!'.

Bob vG


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Subject: RE: You Need Skin....Help!
From: The Borchester Echo
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:07 AM

'Why does it have to be me!' is also written by Leon Rosselson.


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Subject: Lyr Add: SKIN (Allan Sherman)
From: Nigel Parsons
Date: 08 Nov 03 - 09:44 AM

It doesn't help with the original request, but it made me think of

SKIN - words by Allan Sherman parody of HEART Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
© 1955 (Renewed 1983) Lakshmi Puja Ltd./J & J Ross Music c/o The Songwriters Guild of America (ASCAP)

You've gotta have skin
All you really need is skin
Skin's the thing that if you got it outside
It helps keep your insides in
It covers your nose
And it's wrapped around your toes
And inside it you put lemon meringue
And outside you hang your clothes

Skin is what you feel at home in
And without it furthermore
Both your liver and abdomen
Would keep falling on the floor
And you'd be dressed in your intestine

A Siamese twin
Needs an extra set of skin
When the Doctor knows that you're feeling sick
Where does he stick his needle in
In the end of your skin

All your friends and all your kinfolks
Whether poor or whether rich
They have all got lots of skin folds
It's convenient when they itch
Nothing can match it when you scratch it

It fits perfectly
Yours fits you and mine fits me
When you're sitting down
It folds and looks grand
And then when you stand
It's where you've been
Ain't you glad you got skin?

When you were just a little baby
Well your skin fit fine
And it's still going to fit you
When you're 6 foot 9
So whether you're fat, tall
Big, small, chubby or thin
Ain't you glad you got skin?


Found at http://www.bestchildrensmusic.com/lyrc_sib.htm


Nigel


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Subject: RE: You Need Skin....Help!
From: GUEST,Crystal
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 09:43 AM

Yep that sounds like a kids song to me ;-)


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Subject: RE: You Need Skin....Help!
From: Folkiedave
Date: 09 Nov 03 - 05:50 PM

Max Bygraves as I remember......

Dave
www.collectorsfolk.co.uk


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