Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Sep 07, 2014 11:58 am

Not one for bragging or boasting -
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
But I have just written this war song -think it's the best I have ever done-I'm kinda proud of it.
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Old Jim
Now old Jim sits down by the harbour wall
He stares out to sea
No one knows what’s in his mind -He never shared his memories
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But my mother told me many years ago
That old Jim fought in the war to end all wars
There’d be no wars anymore
Now Jim was just a boy of 17-But in a bar one night
A Seargent McGreer filled them up with beer
Signed them up and packed them off to fight
=========chorus=
To a foreign country they were shipped
They did’nt even know it’s name
But straight into battle -They were slaughtered like cattle
Young boys and men untrained
Chorus
Now old Jim sits by the harbour wall still stares out to sea
Knowing he was the only one to survive -From his group of 53
Ch.
Now old Jim came home –spent his life alone
Never had a wife or family
People said he was a bit mad
Which is quite said --cos he fought to secure their liberty
Ch.
Now old Jim still sits by the harbour wall still staring out to sea
Altho’ he’s made of stone and stands all alone
He should be a reminder of the futility of war to you and me
(Words & Music-Tommy Knox.)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby slipper » Sun Sep 07, 2014 12:54 pm

That's a goodie Tom, you're perfectly entitled to be proud of it.
I can hear the late great Hoyt Axton singin' that in my inner ear.
Just keep on keepin' on thumleft thumleft thumleft
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Sun Sep 07, 2014 1:49 pm

Nice one Grammer. ;)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:17 pm

Grammer,

Great one. Pulling at my heart strings. How must my grandad for one have felt to have made it back to DúnLaoghaire to learn that his brother Edward was buried in Flanders and never to know where his brother William lay...every house in the Borough was touched by that Great War scry scry
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Sinead » Sun Sep 07, 2014 9:21 pm

Well done Grammer

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby keeper » Mon Sep 08, 2014 12:51 pm

Nice one Grammer thumbright thumbright
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Harjoe » Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:55 pm

Brilliant as usual Grammer talent always comes to the fore ,could be about any one of our relatives well done
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Denis Cromie » Tue Sep 09, 2014 8:41 pm

Enjoyed that Grammer. Great Stuff, love the sentiment.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Fri Sep 12, 2014 5:30 pm

The old Elvis song =========Return to sender
new words by Claire F thanks Claire-
I got a package from the postman
He brought it special D
He gave the same to all my neighbours
and for once, we all agreed
We're writing on it

Return to sender
Address unknown
I don't want no contract
You're in the wrong zone
don't want to quarrel
no time for that...
I'm gettin' leaner while
the fat cats are getting fat...

So I dropped it in the mailbox
Along with all the rest
And written bold in big black letters...
Just in case they think I jest
I wrote upon it...

Return to sender
Address unknown
My PPS number
is mine alone
I ain't signing nothing
It'll be jailhouse rock for me
But I won't be complaining
because then my water will be free.......







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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:59 pm

Brilliant Grammer and Claire F. It's getting loads of hits already. :D
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Denis Cromie » Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:11 pm

I agree, very clever hats off to you and Claire but it won't stop me paying the tax, and as I said before, that's what it is.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Fri Sep 12, 2014 10:18 pm

Hey Grammer and Claire...that is great. :D wuu
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Kav » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:44 am

Hi Grammer. You know I'm a fan :). Great stuff my friend ;)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:34 pm

sent from my PC and typed on a keyboard (old fashioned black colour) using three fingers
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:41 pm

Haha Grammer good one. What did you record that vid on? Phone? :D
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:21 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Yeh bang on Strum
just seemed a good idea at the time :lol:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby keeper » Sun Sep 21, 2014 7:39 pm

It was a great idea :lol: and sure what else would you be doing :lol: :lol: :lol:
What puzzles me is that it seems like you were on a double decker dontknow I have never seen a double decker on the 59 route dontknow dontknow
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Strum » Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:27 pm

Yes and some bits looked like you were driving it. :D
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Sun Sep 21, 2014 9:53 pm

Strum wrote:Yes and some bits looked like you were driving it. :D


A man of many talents....great stuff Grammer....I played the John & Mary from You Tube too.
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Mon Sep 22, 2014 12:19 am

;) ;) ;) ;)
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sat Oct 18, 2014 10:50 am

Here's one for the time of year ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)
Hollow'een
hope you like it
might stir a few childhood memories babbby babbby babbby
the aul' brain still works every so often :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Dancer » Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:11 am

Well done Grammer.................Ghoulishly good!! :lol: :lol:
I'm still having trouble with mayonaise :( but I'll squeeze something out :lol: :lol:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby Rocker » Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:08 pm

Grammer,

Love it......Every place had it's own Back Road....scary stories about the Back Road in Blackrock too....the banshee used to hang out there...... :titter:
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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby grammer » Sat Oct 18, 2014 1:06 pm

Dancer wrote:Well done Grammer.................Ghoulishly good!! :lol: :lol:
I'm still having trouble with mayonaise :( but I'll squeeze something out :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu wuu Like it Dancer.

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Re: Grammer's Lyrics and Songs.

Postby keeper » Sat Oct 18, 2014 4:08 pm

Great stuff Grammer ! Enjoyed that, I went up Chucky Boylan's Lane many times and after dark it would frighten the life out of ya !! your lyrics reminded me so much of those nights :shock: :shock: worst fright was what we thought was the black dog coming for us, we could hear breathing and snorting, we headed to the nearest tree to hide, then it passed by :roll: it was a Badger babbby babbby babbby
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