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gecko Lyr Req: Our Sarah's Getten' a Chap (9) Lyr Req: Our Sarah's getten a chap 09 Oct 04


Could someone with an ear more attuned to a broad Lancashire accent than mine, please check these lyrics. The song is from the 1997 CD 'Deep Lancashire' and was originally recorded in 1970 on the album 'Owdham Edge"

Our Sarah's Getten' A Chap - Sam Fitton died 1923.


E'dear, there's been some changes in our 'ouse this week or two
Where once there used to be a din, it's like a Sunday School,
We never faint for apple pie, we very seldom flap
Ana' wot does think the reason - why, our Sarah's getten' a chap.

Our fender shines just like a bell, we've added silver door
And cat appears to waish itsel' more ofen than 'afore
Our lickle Nathan's wiped his nose and Jimmy's brushed 'is cap
And all this fuss is all acuz our Sarah's getten' a chap.

'E's one of these young nutty men, they ses e's brass 'an all
Me mother's apron's alus clean for fear 'e gives a call
We polished up door knocker too, we're swanky you can tell
But Sarah sez it widna' do, w'shd 'ave to 'ave a bell.

We bought a carpet 'tother neet, to wear it seems a sin
Me Faither 'as to wipe 'is feet afore 'e dares come in
'E sez 'e's know mooner some'ow, 'e sez 'e's no not mat
An 'e alus wears 'is collar now our Sarah's getten' a chap.

'E comes a'courtin every neet, 'e fills our cat wi' dread
'is sky blae gaiters un 'is feet an 'yair oil on 'is yead
'E likes to swank about and strut and talk about 'is biz'
'E's summat in an office bur' I doan know war it is

'E's getten our 'ouse all in a whirl, 'E's such an 'owlin' swell,
Ah wish 'e'd geet anotha girl an'r go and loose 'isel'
Our Parrot goan and popped 'is toes and rooster wr'in in a flap
'Ahm gonin' daft' n' all acuz our Sarah's getten a chap


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