06/08/1980 The Good Old Days


06/08/1980

Leonard Sachs presents the old-time music hall programme, first shown on 6 August 1980. Featuring Max Wall, Denny Willis and Company, Eira Heath, Grace Kennedy and Deryk Parkin.


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# Where did you get that hat?

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# Where did you get that tile?

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# Isn't it a nobby one

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# And just the proper style?

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# I should like to have one

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# Just the same as that

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# Wherever I go they'd shout, "Hello"

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# "Where did you get that hat? #

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# Goodbye, summer, so long, fall

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# Hello, wintertime

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# Let's take a moonlight sleigh ride after all

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# Hear those sleigh bells jingle and chime

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# Every Joe and Josie is rather cosy

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# Their hearts and lips beating bright

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# And so it's goodbye, summer, so long, fall

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# Hello, wintertime. #

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# Winter, winter, when the snow is softly falling

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# That's the time to sneeze, when it starts to freeze

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# In October and November and December just remember

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# Winter, winter, when your sweetheart comes a-calling

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# By the fireside so bright you'll sit and tease her

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# That's the time to squeeze her, when it's winter. #

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# So give me a little cosy corner and an armchair for two

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# Somewhere with somebody there

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# Anywhere will do

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# Give me an evening in the twilight with the pale moon above

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# And I'll find a cosy little corner

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# In the heart of the one I love

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# So give me a little cosy corner and an armchair for two

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# Somewhere with somebody there

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# Anywhere will do

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# Give me an evening in the twilight with the pale moon above

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# And I'll find a cosy little corner

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# In the heart of the one I love. #

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# Oh, I must go home tonight

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# I must go home tonight

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# I don't care if it's snowing, blowing

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# I'm going

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# I only got married this morning It fills me with delight

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# I'll stay out as long as you like next week

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# But I must go home tonight

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# I must go home tonight I must go home tonight

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# I don't care if it's snowing, blowing

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# I'm going

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# I only got married this morning It fills me with delight

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# I'll stay out as long as you like next week

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# But I must go home tonight

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# Yes, I must go home tonight. #

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APPLAUSE

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FANFARE

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Once again, good evening, ladies and gentlemen.

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-ALL:

-Good evening.

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Prognosticaterally!

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Initially transcendental terpsichorean...

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..simultaneity.

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With Mr Bill Drysdale and Miss Christine Cartwright.

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MUSIC PLAYS

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CHEERING

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Inenarrably ineluctable, nonpareil nenuphar of nubility.

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That is marriage-ability. Your own ever adorable Miss Eira Heath.

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# I walked one day along Broadway when I was in New York

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# A friend of mine said, "My, you're fine, you've got to get work

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# "You have the pose and Gibson nose

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# "And quite the Gibson leer

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# "You've surely heard of the Gibson style

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# "It's been all the rage for quite a while"

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# What he meant was not quite clear until I landed over here

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# But why do they call me a Gibson girl, Gibson girl, Gibson girl?

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# Have I a look that is rather haughty, slightly sporty

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# Never too naughty?

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# Wear a blank expression and a monumental curl

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# And walk with a bend in your back and they call you a Gibson girl

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# Just walk round town, look up and down, the girls affect a style

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# As they pass by with downcast eye with a tired and languid smile

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# In dreams they saw, it's such a bore to sip a cup of tea

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# They do their best for they're trying to be

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# The perfect Gibson type, you see

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# But how surprising to be told that I quite fit the Gibson mould

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# But why do they call me a Gibson girl, Gibson girl, Gibson girl?

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# Have I a look that is rather haughty, slightly sporty

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# Never too naughty?

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# Wear a blank expression and a monumental curl

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# And walk with a bend in your back and they call you a Gibson girl

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# But why do they call me a Gibson girl, Gibson girl, Gibson girl?

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# The fellows I meet say I'm quite disarming, rather charming

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# Slightly alarming

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# Wear a blank expression and their heads are in a whirl

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# And walk with a bend in your back and they call you a Gibson girl

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# With a bend in your back and a look in your eye

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# They call you a Gibson girl. #

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APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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# How'd you like to spoon with me?

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# How'd you like to spoon with me?

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# Sit beneath an oak tree large and shady

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# Call me little tootsie-wootsie baby

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# How'd you like to hug and squeeze?

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# Dangle me upon your knees?

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# How'd you like to be my lovey-dovey?

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# How'd you like to spoon with me?

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# I don't know why I am so very shy

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# I've always been demure

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# I never knew what silly lovers do

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# No flirting I'd endure

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# In all my life I've never kissed a man

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# I've never winked my eye

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# But now at last I'm going to break the ice

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# So how'd you like to try?

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Give me a chance.

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-# How'd you like to spoon with me?

-I'd like to.

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-# How'd you like to spoon with me?

-Well, rather.

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# Sit beneath an oak tree large and shady

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# Call me little tootsie-wootsie baby

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-# How'd you like to hug and squeeze?

-Indeed I would.

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-# Dangle me upon your knees?

-Oh, if I could.

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# How'd you like to be my lovey-dovey?

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# How'd you like to spoon with me?

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# How'd you like to be my lovey-dovey?

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# How'd you like to spoon with me? #

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APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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Who could refuse?

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Egregiously zealous in paroxysmal... Pardon!

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..pursuit of asymmetrical asininity with his company,

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Mr Denny Willis.

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The fox... The fox... The...

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# The red fox, the red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho! With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn, a gold horn, a cream horn

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# Old grandpa with his wooden leg, limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn, a gold horn, a cream horn

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha silly billy

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# Old grandpa with his wooden leg, limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn...

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# The children running home from school, he's barmy, he's barmy

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# Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, silly billy

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# Old grandpa with his wooden leg, limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn...

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# Behold the bold Sir Geoffrey, dandy, bandy

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# The children running home from school, he's barmy, he's barmy

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# Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, silly billy

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-# Old grandpa with his wooden leg...

-It's all right for you lot!

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# Limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn, a gold horn, a cream horn

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# All for the Lady Gwendoline, she's charming, she's charming

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# Behold the bold Sir Geoffrey, dandy, bandy

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# The children running home from school, he's barmy, he's barmy

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# Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, silly billy

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# Old grandpa with his wooden leg, limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn, a gold horn, a cream horn

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho!

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# Sir Geoffrey cried, "Egad, I will woo her, boo her"

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# All for the Lady Gwendoline, she's charming, she's charming

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# Behold the bold Sir Geoffrey, dandy, bandy

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# The children running home from school, he's barmy, he's barmy

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# Ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha, silly billy

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# Old grandpa with his wooden leg, limping, limping

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# The hunting huntsman blows his horn, a gold horn, a cream horn

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# The fox, the fox has left his lair

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# A red fox, a red fox

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# With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho With a yoicks, tally-ho, tally-ho! #

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APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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Couldn't want him to do it again.

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Assorted artefacts, ejaculatory, repetitious

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in rhythmic, tangential trajectory.

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Juggling. Mr James Reinhardt.

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MUSIC PLAYS

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All right, all right, all right. I got to continue.

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I don't want to inflict this upon you, but...

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MUSIC PLAYS

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APPLAUSE

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APPLAUSE

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MUSIC PLAYS

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Mirth, provocative meanderings,

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a metropolitan miniature, Mr Deryk Parkin.

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APPLAUSE

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I am the gay lamp lighter

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LAUGHTER

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Perhaps you recognise my form

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Racing through the shadows from the dusk until dawn

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The job I do is exciting

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Never mind the snow or rain

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To each dull patch I bring some light...

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# Then turn it out again

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# I toddle along the busy prom to make the glasses bright

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# I toddle along, whistle a song and light them up at night

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# Down the alley, down the court, up the street and lane

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# I toddle along, I dilly-dong and put them out again. #

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LAUGHTER

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I should've known.

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Inside this box, I keep the props For which many an odd job calls

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A mop, a rope, a bar of soap

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And two enormous balls. You never know.

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Some paint, a pale, a pint of ale

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A horn in case of fog

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HORN HONKS

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And whenever danger threatens Well, I take along my dog.

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I don't know if you can see from where you're sitting,

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but my dog's got no nose.

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No nose? How does he smell? Bloomin' awful.

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LAUGHTER

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Ready?

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# I toddle along the busy prom to make the glasses bright

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# I toddle along, whistle a song and light them up at night

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# Down the alley, down the court, up the street and lane

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# I toddle along at early dawn and put them out again. #

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-Whoo!

-You can shut up, for a start!

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Oh, well, third time lucky.

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HE CHUCKLES

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LAUGHTER

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# Be prepared, that is my motto I'm never taken unawares

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# If that pole fails inside this box

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# I always keep a spare

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# A lofty light's no problem For this pole, it has no end

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HE CHUCKLES

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# Without ado or ladder, too Those distant lights I tend. #

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And when I say distant, I mean distant.

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I don't mean just these ones here, I mean those ones right over there.

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HE LAUGHS

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Wait a minute, there we go.

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And now, as the golden gaslight permeates throughout the auditorium,

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I'm going to sing for you one last time this cheerful little ditty.

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And if I catch any of you lot up there nodding off,

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I'll be in there amongst you with my red-hot tip.

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Wahey!

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After two!

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# I toddle along the busy prom to make the glasses bright

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# I toddle along, whistle a song and light them up at night

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# Down the alley, down the court, up the street and lane

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# I toddle along at early dawn and put them out again

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# I toddle along at early dawn

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# I toddle along at early dawn and put them out again. #

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APPLAUSE

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The epitomisation

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of amatory efflorescence

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in potent plangencies!

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AUDIENCE GROAN

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Welcome to an entirely new newcomer, Miss Grace Kennedy!

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APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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ORCHESTRA STRIKES UP

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# Some day he'll come along

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# The man I love

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# And he'll be big and strong

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# The man I love

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# And when he comes my way

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# I'll do my best to make him stay

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# He'll look at me and smile

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# I'll understand

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# And in a little while

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# He'll take my hand

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# And though it seems absurd

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# I know we both won't say a word

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# Maybe I shall meet him one day

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# Maybe Monday, maybe not

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# Still, I'm sure to meet him one day

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# Maybe Tuesday

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# Will be my good news day

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# We'll build a little home

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# Just meant for two

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# From which I'll never roam

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# Who would? Would you?

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# And so all else above

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# I'm waiting for the man I love. #

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# Fish got to swim and birds got to fly

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# I've got to love one man till I die

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# Can't help loving that man of mine

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# Tell me he's lazy Tell me he's slow

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# Tell me I'm crazy, maybe I know

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# Can't help loving that man of mine

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# When he goes away

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# That's a rainy day

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# But when he comes back

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# That day is fine

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# The sun will shine

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# The sun will shine

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# He can come home as late as can be

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# Home without him ain't no home to me

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# Can't help

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# Loving that man of mine. #

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RAPTUROUS APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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The acme, the apogee,

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the zenith of idiosyncratic egocentricity,

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the one and only Mr Max Wall!

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APPLAUSE AND CHEERING

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ORCHESTRA STRIKES UP

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JAUNTY INSTRUMENTAL

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LAUGHTER

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APPLAUSE

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Huh! Hm!

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-HE COUGHS

-Excuse me.

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# I've always been quite hasty, I blow up just like a bubble

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# And I say things that I honestly don't mean

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# Well, I'll have to cure this habit or I'll get myself in trouble

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# And I'll finish up by making quite a scene

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# For instance, only yesterday I tried to cross the road

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# And I nearly got run over by a car

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# I shouted to the fellow, "Learn to drive, you little toad

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LAUGHTER

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# "The ugly little midget that you are"

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# He stopped and then got out and I could see

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# That the chap was over six feet tall and looked just like a tree

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# He said, "What was that that you said?"

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# I said, "Who said?" He said, "You said!"

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# I said, "Me?" He said, "Yes, you" I said, "Not me!"

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# He said, "I've half a mind to thrash you"

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# I said, "Thrash who?" He said, "Thrash you!"

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# And I stood back there astounded at his flow of repartee

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LAUGHTER

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# He said, "I know just what you thought"

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# I said, "Who thought?" He said, "You thought"

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# I said, "Me?" He said, "Yes, you thought I was small

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# "So in future, be more careful"

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# I said, "Bet your life I will be"

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# Then he got back in his car and that was all. #

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LAUGHTER

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LAUGHTER

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# A week ago today, I went to supper with a girlfriend

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# She's the girlfriend when her husband's not about

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# Well, I knew that it was risky and that anything might happen

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# If he suddenly came in and found us out

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# Still, we sat and had some supper then we polished off the gin

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# Then she said, "My husband is listening at the door"

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LAUGHTER

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# I said, "Let the blighter listen Come on, let's have one more kiss

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# "If he comes in here I'll smash him on the jaw" #

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# The door then opened widely with a crash

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# And he stood there like a giant as he curled his huge moustache

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# He said, "What was that that you said?

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# I said, "Who said?" He said, "You said"

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# "Me?" "Yes, you"

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# He said, "I really ought to kill you." I said, "Kill who?"

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# He said, "Kill you." I said, "Me?" He said, "Yes, you."

0:35:430:35:46

# I said, "But how?" He said, "You'll see!"

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# I said, "But you'd be hung for murder"

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# He said, "Who would?" I said, "You would"

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# He said, "Me?" I said, "Yes, you"

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# He said, "You're right

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# "I shall have to think that over" I said, "What?"

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# He said, "What you said

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# I said, "Yes. I'll be going. Goodnight!" #

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Now, tonight, ladies and gentlemen,

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I have had one or two requests from thousands of people.

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It appears they require me to resurrect,

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if that is indeed the right word to use,

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a very famous old jazz song entitled Birth Of The Blues.

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As a matter of fact, all my friends here agree with this gentleman...

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..and so with the aid of my friends tonight I'm going to render

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this song for you.

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Just like you render fat down in a frying pan.

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# They took the breeze from the trees

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# Whispering weird and very wonderful melodies

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# Yes, folks

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# And they made it the start of the blues... #

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Here was me singing away with feeling in the bosom,

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giving it everything I have, the orchestra were all loud,

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too quick and everything went wrong!

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Ha-ha ha-ha.

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Yes.

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What happened?

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# And from a jail came the wail

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# Of a poor little downhearted frail

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# And they took...

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# B-B-Blues! #

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You couldn't care less, could you?

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I'll tell you what I'll do here, this is extraordinary,

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I will do two things at once.

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I walk up and down and sing the middle part of this

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chorus at the same time in strict rhythm.

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Yes. They don't believe it.

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AUDIENCE: No!

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I'm going to do it because I tell you, we had to do this in the Army.

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Two things at once in the Army. During the war, yes.

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Two things at once on the word of command.

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Of course, if the bombs were falling often we did three.

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# From a whippoorwill out on the hill

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# They took a new note

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# Pushed it through a horn till it was worn

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# Into a lovely new blue note

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# An' then they nursed it

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# They rehearsed it

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# And then gave out the news

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# That the "Southland"

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# Gave birth to the blues!

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# The "Southland" Gave birth to the blues. #

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In tribute to the versatility of Miss Vesta Victoria,

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once again, the Players Theatre plus Miss Doreen Hermitage!

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# Oh, it's all right in the summertime

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# In the summertime it's lovely

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# While my old man's painting hard

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# I'm posing in the old back yard

0:40:070:40:11

# But, oh, oh, in the wintertime

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# It's another thing, you know

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# With a little red nose and very little clothes

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# And the stormy winds do blow, oh, oh,

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# And the stormy winds do blow. #

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# At our house not long ago a lodger came to stay

0:40:300:40:34

# At first I thought I'd like to drive him right away

0:40:340:40:39

# But soon he proved himself to be so very good and kind

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# That like my dear mamma I quite made up my little mind

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# Our lodger's such a nice young man

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-# Such a nice young man is he

-Such a nice man

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# So good, so kind

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-# To all our family

-All the family

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# And he's never going to leave us

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# Oh, dear, oh, dear, no

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# He's such a good, goody goody man

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# Mamma told me so

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# He used to come and court his little Mary-Ann

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# I used to think that he was my young man

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# But Mother caught his eye and they got married on the sly

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-# Now I have call him...

-Father! #

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# And Daddy wouldn't buy me a bow-wow

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# Daddy wouldn't buy me a bow-wow

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# I've got a little cat I am very fond of that

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# But I'd rather have a bow-wow-wow

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# Yes, I'd rather have a bow-wow-wow!

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# Wow-wow! #

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# Let's all go to the music hall

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# Where the show is gay and bright

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# Let's all go to the music hall

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# Where the stars are twinkling every night

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# Whether you sit in the gallery, the circle or the pit

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# Or whether you sit in a red plush stall

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# When the busy day is done, if you want to have some fun

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# Let's all go to the music hall

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# Let's all go to the music hall

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# Where the show is gay and bright

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# Let's all go to the music hall

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# Where the stars are twinkling every night

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# Whether you sit in the gallery, the circle or the pit

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# Or whether you sit in a red plush stall

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# When the busy day is done, if you want to have some fun

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# Let's all go to the music hall. #

0:42:550:42:57

# John took me round to see his mother

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# His mother, his mother

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# And while he introduced us to each other

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# She weighed up everything I had on

0:43:230:43:27

# She put me through a cross-examination

0:43:270:43:31

# I fairly boiled with aggravation

0:43:310:43:35

# Then she shook her head, looked at me and said

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# "Poor John, poor John." #

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"Poor John" indeed!

0:43:430:43:45

# I'm in a nice bit of trouble, I confess

0:43:450:43:48

# Somebody with me has had a game

0:43:480:43:52

# I should by now be a proud and happy bride

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# But I still have to keep my single name

0:43:560:43:59

# I was proposed to by Obadiah Binks

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# In a very gentlemanly way

0:44:030:44:07

# Gave him all my money

0:44:070:44:09

# So that he could buy the home

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# And punctually at twelve o'clock today

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# There was I, waiting at the church

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# Waiting at the church, waiting at the church

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# When I found he'd left me in the lurch

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# Oh, how it did upset me!

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# All at once, he sent me round a note

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# Here's the very note, this is what he wrote

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# "Can't get away to marry you today

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# "My wife won't let me!"

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# There was I, waiting at the church

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# Waiting at the church, waiting at the church

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# When I found he'd left me in the lurch

0:44:570:45:01

# Lor, how it did upset me!

0:45:010:45:05

# All at once, he sent me round a note

0:45:050:45:09

# Here's the very note, this is what he wrote

0:45:090:45:13

# "Can't get away to marry you today

0:45:130:45:16

# "My wife won't let me!" #

0:45:160:45:21

# All in a day my heart grew sad

0:45:280:45:32

# Misfortune came my way

0:45:320:45:36

# I had to learn the old bitter truth

0:45:360:45:40

# All in a single day

0:45:400:45:43

# The man what I worshipped as I loved my life

0:45:430:45:48

# After him saying he'd make me his wife

0:45:480:45:54

# Courted another young girl on the sly

0:45:540:45:59

# So I go straight up to him

0:45:590:46:03

# "Look 'ere, Bill," says I

0:46:030:46:08

# Bid me goodbye forever

0:46:120:46:15

# Never come back no more

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# Think of the heart you've gone and broke

0:46:240:46:27

# Of the donor you used to adore

0:46:290:46:34

# Marry the girl you fancy

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# I wish you luck, I do

0:46:430:46:47

# But I mean to tarry

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# Cos I'll never marry

0:46:520:46:56

# If I can't be tied up to you

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# Never come back no more

0:47:100:47:14

# Sing to the heart you've gone and broke

0:47:140:47:17

# Think of the heart you've gone and broke

0:47:170:47:21

# Of the donor you used to adore

0:47:210:47:25

-# Marry the girl you fancy

-Marry the girl you fancy

0:47:280:47:33

# I wish you luck

0:47:330:47:36

# I wish you luck, I do

0:47:360:47:38

# But I mean to tarry Cos I'll never marry

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# If I can't be tied up to you

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# Be tied up to you...! #

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There is only just time for Mr Max Wall to lead the company

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and yourselves in the last chorus for tonight,

0:48:230:48:25

Down At The Old Bull And Bush.

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Ladies and gentlemen, Mr Max Wall, the entire company,

0:48:260:48:29

Mr Bernard Herrmann, the entire and indefatigable orchestra...

0:48:290:48:35

CHEERING

0:48:350:48:36

..but this time, chiefly

0:48:360:48:39

-ALL:

-..yourselves!

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# Come, come, come and make eyes at me

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# Down at The Old Bull And Bush

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# Come, come, drink some port wine with me

0:48:520:48:56

# Down at The Old Bull And Bush

0:48:560:48:58

# Hear the little German band

0:49:000:49:03

# Da-da-da-da-da-da-da

0:49:030:49:04

# Just let me hold your hand, dear

0:49:040:49:08

# Do, do, come and have a drink or two

0:49:080:49:11

# Down at The Old Bull And Bush

0:49:110:49:15

# Bush, Bush! #

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Leonard Sachs presents the old-time music hall programme, first broadcast on 6 August 1980. Featuring Max Wall, Denny Willis and Company, Eira Heath, Grace Kennedy, Deryk Parkin, Doreen Hermitage, Bill Drysdale, Christine Cartwnght, James Rinehart and members of the Players' Theatre, London.


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