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Lyr Req: There's More to Life than Women and Beer

20 Jan 03 - 09:53 AM (#870517)
Subject: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Mr Happy

not in dt.

Anyone have rest of words please?

i have already:

There's more to life than women and beer,
More to life says he,.....


20 Jan 03 - 06:01 PM (#870892)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Liz the Squeak

Oh yeah?? Like what??

LTS


20 Jan 03 - 06:23 PM (#870908)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: GUEST,Blind DRunk in Blind River

Yeah...right!

You must be jokin' eh?

BDiBR

px: well, there is pizza. And smokes.


20 Jan 03 - 06:40 PM (#870925)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: McGrath of Harlow

Music and whiskey I imagine.


20 Jan 03 - 07:44 PM (#870966)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and b
From: Callie

I think it's a Geordie song ... or maybe I've only ever heard it sung by a guy who usually sings Geordie songs. But alas, can't help with lyrics!

Callie


15 Feb 03 - 06:22 PM (#891206)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Jim Dixon

Info found at the Musikfolk Limited website:

"There's More to Life than Women and Beer," performed by Alan Price & his Band, appears on "From Tyne to Tweed: The Northumbria Anthology."


15 Feb 03 - 08:29 PM (#891284)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Sorcha

And I didn't find anything else either.


16 Feb 03 - 04:21 PM (#891741)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: breezy

Ben Campbell from Folk on the Moor- Dartmoor- i.e. the Moorland Hotel Wotter, every Sunday, has it on his CDs and I got me one cos I booked him in St Albans and we all like this jewel from the N E now living in Plymouth.
He did us a brill neet.
I'll probably pinch it off him, his 'Keelman' is gud too!
Theres more to life says he......nah!!!
BEN CAMPBELL his pictures on the club webpage


05 May 03 - 01:25 AM (#946089)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: GUEST,Yorkshire Tony minus cookie

I have it on an Oldham Tinkers album. Even I have a problem working out some of the words - it is Lancashire after all.

Chorus is:

There's mehr to life than women and beer, there's mehr to life says he
It may be true, but up till noo, it hadn't occurred to me
There's mehr to life than women and beer, it's obvious ya naa
Well ah've thowt all night an day but ah haven't worked out what it is sae far.

I'll try to get the rest. It's a great song.


05 May 03 - 08:07 AM (#946171)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Charley Noble

This could be important, especially for us essentially clueless lads.

Cheerily,
Charley Noble


05 May 03 - 08:30 AM (#946175)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Willie-O

guitars, fiddles, 8-strings and poutine.

W-O


05 May 03 - 10:08 AM (#946200)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: GUEST,leeneia

Breezy, what's a brill neet?


05 May 03 - 02:08 PM (#946343)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: breezy

a brilliant evening, but said with a southern 'North-Eastern' twist.
England that is.


05 May 03 - 10:25 PM (#946653)
Subject: ADD: There's More to Life Than Women and Beer
From: TheBigPinkLad

THERE'S MORE TO LIFE THAN WOMEN AND BEER

Written by Eric Boswell in the 1970s. Recorded in 1983 by MWM for the LP 'Geordie Roots and Branches' and re-mastered by Ken McKenzie for the Northumbrian Anthology.
Alan Price, keyboards; Steve Grant, guitar; Dave Rose, electric keyboards; Bill Smith, bass; Theo Thunder (if that IS his real name), drums.

THERE'S MORE TO LIFE THAN WOMEN AND BEER
(Eric Boswell)

CHORUS:
"There's more te life than women and beer; there's more te life," says he.
Ne doubt it's true but up te noo it hasn't occurred te me.
There's more te life than women and beer' it's obvious, ye knaa.
Aa'm searchin' neet and day but aa haven't found out what it is so far.

1. When aa was young, me father wouldn't let me stay out late at night.
He said, "Just trust yer mother and yer dad for we know what is right."
And he gave her a clout 'cos she opened her gob and he said, "One day ye'll see
If ye stick te the straight and narrow ye'll be as happy as yer mother's made me."
CHORUS

2. Me uncle Geordie said he had a bit advice to give to me.
With a beer in his hand, in the Rose and Crown, and Rosie on his knee.
He says, "Alcohol is the devil's own drink; just take my word; it's true.
Just look what it's done to me, my lad; aa wadn't want it te happen te you!"
CHORUS

3. Wor Bella's uncle's cousin's elder lad thowt drinkin' was a curse,
And no one ever saw him with a lass; he said, "I'm none the worse!"
Man! Ye never saw such a miserable chap; he went round the bend, they say,
And these were the very last words he said just afore they took him away:
CHORUS

4. Aa was in the pub; the minister was there; was only yesterday.
He says, "Divn't join them sinners at the bar, 'cos heaven is not that way."
He says, "Them that'll come to a place like this are deservin' aal they get!
Man, I pray for aal them wicked women there!" Mind, he's nivvor had ne luck yet!
CHORUS


05 May 03 - 10:36 PM (#946658)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Mr Happy

big pnik lad- many many thanks!!

for the wormds cheers!


06 May 03 - 08:13 AM (#946876)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: Charley Noble

Love them songs with a moral!

Thanks for the words.

Charley Noble


06 May 03 - 08:16 AM (#946882)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's more to life than women and beer
From: GUEST

Cable TV tools and trucks/cars? think thats all


27 Jan 12 - 06:40 PM (#3297524)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's More to Life than Women and Beer
From: Jim Dixon

You can hear a sample of this song at Mawson & Wareham (Music) Ltd.:


27 Jan 12 - 08:32 PM (#3297581)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's More to Life than Women and Beer
From: Charley Noble

A fine song to revive.

Charley Noble


12 Jun 13 - 06:38 PM (#3525771)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: There's More to Life than Women and Beer
From: GUEST

Desperately trying to play this on guitar. Does anyone know the chords?