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Mr. connaughton


by Ralph Mctell. Buy album CD: Other Songs B - W


Mr Connaughton my memory's long, though the years have flown
Though the years have gone.
Was your wife's name Marjorie or Mary?
Were you from Cork or Tipperary?

Mr Connaughton when we lived underneath
Oh you said it was a lucky man had a gap between his teeth
And for a while I had a gap too
But it closed when my big teeth came through.
Oh it closed when my big teeth came through.

Mr Connaughton you seemed to laugh such a lot
And that would make us smile too, as often as not
Did you have a friend who was a soldier?
Well I'm gonna join the army when I'm older.

Well I know you paid a fiver for that old motorbike
And they said it wouldn't run, but I thought that it might.
I was nearly asleep when it spluttered into life
And I clenched my fist and smiled a secret smile of delight
Was your first name Kevin or Mike?

I remember when you built us a soap-box cart
With the wheels off a pram, and a plank out in the yard,
And you gave us a bit of string but we steered it with our feet.
Oh boy it was the best one on the street,
And you said "Jesus, that's the best one on the street".

I remember when your little girl was born
You brought her downstairs to show us all,
And we were allowed to kiss her
And I wished she was my sister.

Mr Connaughton, you moved away
With your wife and your baby, but we stayed
Till finally we got re-housed too
And I never will forget you

Mr Connaughton my memory's long though the years have flown
Though the years have gone
Was your wife's name Marjorie or Mary?
Were you from Cork or Tipperary?



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Album: Other Songs B - W Lyrics
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  1. Barges
  2. Bridge of sighs
  3. Dear river thames
  4. From clare to here
  5. Get Up
  6. Girl On A Bicycle
  7. Hands of joseph
  8. Heading West
  9. Jenny taylor/je n'etais la
  10. Last Train And Ride
  11. Michael in the garden
  12. Mr. connaughton
  13. Pills
  14. Progresso
  15. Red apple juice
  16. Song for martin
  17. Stay
  18. Stranger to the season
  19. Summer
  20. Summer girls
  21. Take Me Back
  22. Tequila sunset
  23. The Choice
  24. The ferryman
  25. The girl from the hiring fair
  26. The setting
  27. The Wedding
  28. There Is No Try
  29. Throw out a line and dream
  30. Untitled
  31. Weather the storm

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