Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
Moira Cameron Christmas songs (83* d) Lyr Add: CHRISTMAS COMES BUT ONCE A YEAR^^ 06 Nov 97

Wolfgang, are you referring to the song by Enoch Kent to the tune of Mary's Boy Chile?

Christmas Comes But Once A Year by Enoch Kent

Christmas comes but once a year, so the holy bible says
And man must stash his cash all year because of Christmas Day.
All the stores were gaily garnished; tinsel and imitation snow.
And we look forward to Christmas Day, and we hope we have enough dough.

Some people say it's all because of a boy called Jesus Christ,
And not for making excess cash; those people are not very nice.
Ring the cash up, sing the praises, the Saviour born to men;
He saved us all from bankruptcy; may he soon come round again.

Now Nina & Frederik & Gracie Fields are getting in the act,
For a Christmas song sells like a bomb, and that's a bloody fact.
Mary's Boy Chile, Little Donkey, Santa, kisses, mum-
As long as you play on the theme, you'll make a goodly sum.

So merry Christmas everyone, although the greeting's stale.
If you didn't get the gift you wanted, then you'll get it in our January sale.
Hallelujah, line the pavements, cram the cash-desk with your pay.
Thank God for Christianity, and roll on Christmas Day!

HTML line breaks added. -JoeClone 22-Mar-01.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.