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Sung by Harry Lauder in 1910
Ah-ha-ha-ha-ay ah-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha ...."
Oh I never, never
worry, an I never, never grieve; I take things very easy, but I canny take
a leave; An I
work the whole week round frae early morn till late at nicht, An oan Setterday, I eagerly look forward
wi delicht ....
To beautiful Sunday, I wish it wid never come Monday 'Cause I lie between the sheets ma bed
adornin. Oh it's
very nice, yes it's very very nice To get yir breakfast in yir bed oan Sunday
Ay, hy-hy-hy-hy ... hy-hy "
What joy, what great
delight it is tae hear the kirk bells ring; I wouldn't miss their welcome sound, no
not for anything; When they commence to ring, I rise .......
"Ay, an I .. uhhuh ...
an I go an have a bit squint oot of the windie."
But if I think it's
goin tae rain,
I jist fill ma pipe an licht it, an I go back tae bed again.
"Ay maun it's a
terrible thing tae rise oot among the blankets especially oan a
frosty mornin ..eh...ho-ho I say did ever any of you chaps ever waken
on a beautiful Sunday mornin about half-past six an then open
your eyes hi-hi ... ay ... hi-hi If you were able to open them? An there
you're lyin there ye know. Did ye ever lie there an realise thit ye
didn't have to rise an go to yir work? Isn't it a luvely feelin, oh maun, oh
dear, OH HO! Oh it's luvely man! Ye lie there ye know, an ye hear the
canary singin in the room, ye know, ay an the .. i-hy ... an
there the wife she's in the kitchen, ye know, washin the
dishes.. i-hy ...an brekin them! .. hy-hy .. ay an your lyin in
yir bed ye know an ye, an ye can hear the ham-an-eggs skirlin in
the pan, oh mind Ah'm tellin ye ... hy-hy ... "
Beautiful Sunday, I
wish it wid never come Monday 'Cause I lie between the sheets ma bed
adornin; Oh it's
very nice, man it's very very nice To get yir breakfast in yir bed oan Sunday
Beautiful Sunday, I wish it wid never come
Monday 'Cause I
lie between the sheets ma bed adornin; Oh it's very nice, huh, it's very very
nice Tae get yir
breakfast in ................
"Aw boy what a treat
... hy-hy-hy-hy-hy-hy-hy ... one of the treats of civilisation
.......is tae get yir breakfast in yir bed on Sunday mornin. Hy-hy-hy ..ay -ay .... "
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