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Stewie Rise Up Mudcat Songbook - Australia (966* d) RE: Rise Up Mudcat Songbook - Australia 09 Dec 20


TALKING DOG
(Peter Cape)

Young cow cocky sitting on a log
Sharpening his axe, talking to his dog
Tells his dog he's sick of baching all his life
Dog answers back and says, 'Better get a wife'

Chorus
For with the ducks in the duck pond
Porkers in the pen
You no sooner finish milking
Than you've started off again

He hitches up the buggy, drives down to the hall
Lots of lovely crows there, lined against the wall
Says to his dog, 'Leave the choice to you'
The dog cuts out a good one, says 'She'll do'

For the ...

Got to get a licence, got to get a ring
Got to see the parson, get the choir to sing:
Great day coming, down the church at three
'Who gives this woman?' and the dog says "Me'

Not the ...

This young cow cocky still hasn't got it right
The dog talks all the daytime, missus talks at night
Going to leave them to it, take another lease
Get up in the tea-tree, get a bit of peace

From the ...

If you want a moral (though I dunno why you should)
Talking to your dog won't do you any good
But if you must be talking, just keep it sweet and nice
Here's a tip from me, mates, don't take his advice

Or the ducks in the duckpond
Porkers in the pen
They'll keep you going at it
When they get you back again

Or you'll have ...

I couldn't find a recording of this on the Net. The tune is printed in 'An Ordinary Joker' p64.
Martin Curtis recorded it on his 'Gin and Raspberry' album. ABC file available on this page:

Click

--Stewie.


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