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Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)

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Subject: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Denmark
Date: 13 Dec 02 - 08:33 AM

I often heard Twelve days of Christmas in a drinking version, bu t I haven't got the lyric.

On the first day of Christmas my....
.......
and a wee heavy and a half pint.

And then of course all sorts of drinks each day.

Can anyone help?????


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: breezy
Date: 13 Dec 02 - 10:05 AM

on bah humbug from greentrax, the dfntiff vershon, byit4present


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Schantieman
Date: 13 Dec 02 - 10:57 AM

...I just happen to have that CD in front of me but I haven't heard that track yet. It's sung by Bill Barclay.

Steve


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Lanfranc
Date: 13 Dec 02 - 02:53 PM

I seem to recall that I heard it sung by Billy Connelly, or was it Alex Norton - it was a long time ago.

On the twelfth day of Christmas
My true love gave to me
Twelve bloody marys
Eleven scotch and sodas
Ten pints of Guinness
Nine pints of bitter
Eight campari sodas
Seven champagne cocktails
Six double brandies
Five Babychams
Four lager tops
Three brown ales
Two black and tans
And a wee heavy and a half pint

Or words to that effect - you can vary it ad lib, or just become incoherent after the fifth day.

Wassail.

Alan


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: breezy
Date: 13 Dec 02 - 03:39 PM

well shantieman 'wadyafink?'
'''watch yor timin''I didnt make a noise during the bingo''its easy'
hey Lanfranc! can you do a floor spot on 24th jan when we re-open please?12 alka selters ankle shelters alka seltzers and a ha=appy new year


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Denmark
Date: 17 Dec 02 - 01:08 AM

Thank you very much Lanfranc - Just the one I needed.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,jthomas@saintspeterandpaulschool.org
Date: 09 Dec 03 - 03:20 PM

Would anyone know how to get a copy of this performance?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Boab
Date: 10 Dec 03 - 03:02 AM

Aye, Bill Barclay does a good version. The most hilarious I've ever seen live is by Tich Frier. Where has Tich gone, by the way---haven't heard of him for a long time?


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Gaz
Date: 17 Mar 04 - 11:20 AM

Just found this thread, and thought you might like to know that Tich is alive and well and you can find his website at www.tichfrier.co.uk


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Blackford John
Date: 17 Mar 04 - 03:33 PM

I saw Tich at The Milnathort Crackin weekend ten days ago.

He was in fine form with his "Basle Band", including Stuart Duncan on bass (Scotland's best recording engineer).

This song was sung by Andy Ramage at the final concert.

Milnathort is a great wee friendly festival so keep an eye out for it in early March next year


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,bassguitar90@hotmail.com
Date: 28 Oct 04 - 04:20 PM

I've Heard of "The Twelve Drinks of Christmas" by Fay Mckay, i've been looking all over for it


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Big Jim from Jackson
Date: 28 Oct 04 - 09:38 PM

Frank Kelly, an Irish comic, has a great version of the song, but it is not specifically about drinking. It is the more traditional version, but with the consepuences inherent in all those, birds, maids, and lords. Really funny stuff.................


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Subject: looking for a song 12 days of xmas
From: GUEST,mike hendrick1014@yahoo.com
Date: 07 Dec 04 - 01:52 PM

dont remember much of the song
fifth day cant get lights untangled then they wont stop flashing so on and so on
in laws wont leave
all my freinds know it but dont know who signs it


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,austin ebling
Date: 14 Dec 04 - 06:13 PM

your stopped brother is soo stopped


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Here are the Fay McKay lyrics
Date: 16 Dec 04 - 09:48 AM

I transcribed these myself so some of the gibberish she does as she gets more inebriated may not be how you hear it, but it was the best i can do. I also have to actual song if anyone wants it. Just email me @ susanneboston@msn.com Happy Holidaze folks!

12 Daze of Christmas – Fay McKay


On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me a partridge in a pear tree.
On the second day of Christmas my true love to me 2 Cutty Sarks, and a partridge in a pear tree.
On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me 3 Old Crows, 2 Cutty Sarks, and a partridge in a pear tree.
On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, 2 Cutty Sarks, and a partridge in a pear tree.
On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me- 5 dry riiiiigh - rye (giggles), 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, 2 Cutty Saaarks (belching the word Sarks), and a partridge in a pear tree.
On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 6 Cuba Libre's, 5 dry riiiiigh rye, 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, 2 Cutty Saahhh , and a tree, and a bird with the fruit on the limb.
On, on the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me 7 Johnny Walkers, 6 Cuba Libre's, 5 dry rye, 4 Old Fitzgerald's            , 3 Old Crows, 2 Cutty Sss, and a tree, and a tree, and a tree in the meadow.
On the eighth day of Christm, on the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave me 8 Sea Old Fashions, 7, 7, 7 Johnny Walkers, 6 Cuba Libre's, ah (skips 5), 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, 2 Cut, and a, and a surrey with the fringe on the top.
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave meeee 9 my, my, 9 my, mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the- 9 mar- margaritas, 8 Sea Old Fashions, 7 Johnny Walkers, 6 Cuba Libre's, aaahh, 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, eed uuh, uh, doo doo doo dee do (whistles).
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love gave 10 rum mai hai, 9 ria 9 ris, 9, 9 roto rotors, 8 Sea Old Fashions, 7 Johnny Walkers, 6 Cuba, iah, oh, chucka chucka chucka, aaahh, (whistles).
On the eleventh day of Christmas my true gave love to meeeeeee 11, 11, 11 (makes puking sounds and coughs thank you) bloody mary's, 10 rum mai hai, 9 ria, 8 Sea (quickly runs through the rest of it making gibberish noises then whistles)
On twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave meeeee 12 by my sweetie, 11 of that green stuff, 10 mai mahama, 9 rigor mortis, 8 Sea Old Fash, 7 somma, 6 shuue, ohh uuhhh, 4, 4 Old Fitz, 4, 4 Old Fitzgerald's, 3 Old Crows, 2 City Parks and a cartridge in a pear treeeee.


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Subject: 12 daze of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Susu (susanneboston@msn.com)
Date: 16 Dec 04 - 10:44 AM

Ok this is for all those who want to know what they can about the artist of this song. Her name was Fay McKay and she was a comedienne in the 60's who was from Denver. She performed at a local dinner theater owned by Sammy Toole called Taylor's Supper Club and was located on Colfax Street. She later went on to perform in Las Vegas with Liberace (although she didn't receive the recognition she deserved) I think she has passed away, but I could be wrong (and often am!) I am not sure if there is a record or CD out there that you can buy, but I know that alot of radio stations play it and they have NO IDEA who the artist is. Happy Holidaze all. Susu


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,drew
Date: 19 Dec 04 - 04:07 PM

Can someone tell who sings that awesome song I wanna download it and it sounds like a woman singin but I dont know the title or artist. Please help!!THKS & MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,Susu (susanneboston@msn.com)
Date: 20 Dec 04 - 05:07 PM

Read the post above yours. Susanne


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,SMITH650@BELLSOUTH.NET
Date: 23 Dec 04 - 11:08 PM

How can I get a copy of that hilarious song? I have the lyrics as shown here online but without the skill of the artist, they just lie on the paper. I need a copy of the song.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,guest,bostonredsox@hotmail.com
Date: 15 Jan 05 - 12:04 AM

I've been reading these posts and can tell you, yes! Ms. McKay is very much alive and well! I emailed her a few weeks ago and she sent me a CD with "The 12 Daze of Christmas" and some other regular holiday songs on it. It's absolutely hysterical! She was very nice and asked for a money order for $25.00 and sent it right away; her address is Emailfaymckay@aol.com. Actually, I sent a little "extra" just for the holiday spirit and got a sweet reply.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,pgoulder@hotmail.com
Date: 31 Jan 05 - 02:54 AM

i am wanting to purchase Fay McKays Cd with the
12 Daze Of Christmas.
I sent a money ordet but haven't heard anything.
Can anyone help

Thanks
Perry Goulder


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,John Ringrose
Date: 23 Aug 07 - 10:17 AM

12 Twats a twittering
11 Left legged lesbians
10 ton of tampax
9 Knackered niggers
8 corrupted vicars
7 sex starved sinsters
6 useless eunochs
5 Choir Boys
4 Pair of Drawers
3 French Whores
2 Shit House Doors
and me Lord Montague of Beaulieu


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: goatfell
Date: 23 Aug 07 - 01:08 PM

I'm thinking that Bill Barkley sang it (spelling)


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 25 Aug 07 - 05:12 PM

I saw/ heard Doug Hudson perform the drinking version of the Twelve Days of Christmas at Sidmouth last year - I think this got mentioned on a thread at the time.

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Bainbo
Date: 26 Aug 07 - 01:58 PM

Not exactly the same, but this version gets pretty funny. A glass of mulled wine with every "partridge in a pear tree" with predictable consequences.

It might not be suitable for those on dial-up. The clip's about eight mintes long. The song starts about two minutes in.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 27 Aug 07 - 07:37 AM

The earlier thread I remembered (with more versions) ran from 28 March 2002 to 17 January 2007:

thread.cfm?threadid=45868

Kitty


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST
Date: 19 Dec 07 - 07:00 AM

The best version which I have heard dates back to the early to mid seventies by Jasper Carrott.

A wee heavy and a half pint, 2 nips of gin, 3 black and tans, 4 double diamonds, 5 babychams, 6 shots of brandy, 7 Carlsberg lagers, 8 'bloody' vodka and limes, 9 halves of shandy, 10 pints of bitter, 11 Bass blue labels, 12 alkaseltzers.

He loses it at '8' and calls his true love a 'silly old hag' misses out parts in his stupour and deviates into 'hey jude' and 'show me the way to go home' before getting back on track but mixes them all up. At eleven he falls off of his stool, and twelve is the 'oh god' of hangovers!

All of the way through he plays his own accompaniement on his guitar and even manages to make that sound drunk by missing notes and getting stuck in a loop, and then screaming at it to slow down when he loses time and misses out parts of the song to try and catch up.

I only have an old version on cassette and do not know if it is available anymore, but it is well worth a listen and superior to the other takes I have come across.


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST,SeattleJon
Date: 23 Dec 07 - 03:55 PM

Bill Barclay's version on mySpace: http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=145486428

Cheeeeeer


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: Tattie Bogle
Date: 23 Dec 07 - 05:23 PM

Bill Barclay's version (minus the various interjections, e.g. "C'moan, d'ye no ken the wurrrds?")

Twelve days of Christmas – Bill Barclay version

1st day: wee heavy and a half pint
2nd day: two nips of gin
3rd day: three black and tans
4th day: four Babychams
5th day: five Happy Days (Daze?)
6th day: six Carlsberg specials
7th day: seven rum & cokes (or cum and rokes)
8th day: eight nips of whisky
9th day: nine vodka'n'limes
10th day: ten creme de menthes
11th day: eleven Blue Lagoons
12th day: twelve Alka Seltzers

But seriously, do consider (and I've recommended this every year for the last few!) buying the "Bah Humbug" CD from Greentrax:
www.greentrax.com
G2CD7007
13 tracks, including the above, Eric Bogle's "Santa Bloody Claus", Cyril Tawney (2 tracks), Tom Lehrer, Loudon Wainwright 111, the McCalmans. (The "Macs" have their own version of "Twelve days of Christmas" on another CD........."and a worn-out McCalmans' LP"


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Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Twelve days of Christmas (drinks)
From: GUEST
Date: 25 Mar 11 - 04:37 PM

There is a vinyl record out there by Fay McKay (A-Live at the Dunes) with the Twelve Daze of Christmas on it. As to whether or not you can buy it, I have no idea. I do know that some people have managed to get it out there on youtube and some digital mp3s out there on the net as well. You will most likely find it by searching for The Drunken 12 Days of Christmas (and for some reason they have it as being Bob Rivers - which you can obviously tell by listening that it is a woman).


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