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Bo Origins: Born 10,000 Years Ago (66* d) ADD: The Liar (Makem Recording)^^ 13 Jan 98


Thank you Elektra, I cant find the album and my memory couldnt find a hook for the song. It's basically just as you posted it.

Bo

The Liar
Rec. by Tommy Makem

Yi di di, diddlee di di di
(Chorus) With your right foot toor-a-laddie toor-a-lee [TOOR-A-LEE!]
There ain't no-one can tell a lie like me [BULLSHIT!]
You may search until you tire
You wont find a bigger liar
I've been lying since the dawn of history.

I was born about 10,000 years ago In Ballmollet, in the County of Mayo
It was me who chased the vermin While St. Patrick preached his sermon
If I hear a bigger lie I'll let you know

I saw Eve go picking apples off a tree
She turned around and offered one to me
I said "no thank you Madam, You go try your luck with Adam
And went home to have some fish and chips, and tea."

(Chorus)

I saw Delilah cutting Sampson's hair
She clipped away until his head was bare.
When he couldn't run away She married him, next day
And they opened up a barbershop in Clare.

(Chorus)

It was during World War II I met them all
There was Roosevelt, Churchill and Degaulle.
By Christ, they almost fainted -- I was having my house painted
There was Hitler, hanging paper in the hall.

(Chorus x 2)
^^


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