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Lyr Req: My Father Kept Two Rabbits

15 Sep 04 - 09:18 AM (#1272308)
Subject: Lyr Req: My Father Kept Two Rabbits
From: GUEST,MMario

found a mention of this song in an interview of tradional singers in the 1970's --- anyone ever heard it or have the lyrics? the title sounds interesting.


16 Sep 04 - 10:46 AM (#1273170)
Subject: Lyr Add: MY FATHER HAD TWO RABBITS
From: GUEST,Scouse

As far I can remember:

My father had two rabbits. One was a German buck.
He put them on the table to see if they would...

Father's gone to market, to buy two dozen eggs,
Twenty-two in the basket and two between his...

Lizzie's in the garden, hanging out the clothes.
Along came a blackbird and picked off her...

Holy Moses had a son. His name was Arthur Ollick.
He tried to jump a ten-foot wall and landed on his...

Bollicky Bill ran up the hill to have a game of cricket.
The ball shot up his inside leg and hit his middle...

Ickity wickety Chinaman he had a ten-foot son,
He tried to jump a ten-foot wall and landed on his...

Bum, tiriaragh, bum. Bum...

Hope it helps. As aye, Phil


16 Sep 04 - 11:06 AM (#1273204)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Father Kept Two Rabbits
From: GUEST,MMario

thanks -


09 Jan 21 - 12:08 PM (#4087247)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Father Kept Two Rabbits
From: GUEST,One who knows...

My mother had an Irish doe, she had a Belgian buck,
She put them on the mantelpiece to see if they would...
Father went to market to buy two dozen eggs,
Twenty-two in his basket and two between his...
Linda was in the garden eating fish and chips,
Along came a bumble bee and stung her on the...
Twice they sent for the doctor, the doctor's name was Hunt,
He took a ten foot pole and rammed it up her...
Country horses are the best, they can carry coal,
Linda's feeling very stretched,
Specially round her...
Holy Moses had a dog , its name was dirty Dick,
It tried to jump a ten-foot wall and landed on its...
Prick my finger, prick my thumb, if you believe any of this,
Then you must be pretty dumb!


22 Feb 21 - 05:26 AM (#4094243)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: My Father Kept Two Rabbits
From: GUEST,Steveass2004

Father had two rabbits. One was a belgian buck.
He sat them on the table to see if they would...

Father's gone to market to buy two dozen eggs,
22 in a basket and two between his...

Linda's in the garden, eating Fish and Chips.
Along came a bumblebee and stung her on her...

Twice we sent for the doctor, his name was dirty dick.
He came along with a 12 foot pole and stuck it up her...

Country horses are the best, they can carry coal.
And what they cannae carry they shove it up their...

Holy Moses had a dog, his name was dirty dick.
He had a pimple on his ear and a pimple on his...

Prick my finger, prick my thumb. Thats not very nice...

I can't remember the rest of this version. It was passed down from grandad, to uncle to father to me.

Hope this adds to the variety!