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Lyrics - Johnny Lad

I bought a wife in Edinburgh
For a bawbee,
I got a farthing back again
Tae buy tobacco wi'.

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And wi' you and wi' you
And wi' you Johnny Lad,
I'll dance the buckles off my shoon,
Wi' you, my Johnny Lad.

As I was walking early,
I chanced to see the Queen,
She was playing at the fitba'
Wi' the lads in Glasgow Green.

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The captain of the ither side
Was scoring wi' great style,
So the Queen she ca'd a polisman
And she clapped him in the jyle.

Chorus

Noo Samson was a michty man,
He focht wi' cuddies' jaws,
And he won a score o' battles
Wearing crimson flannel drawers.

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There was a man a' Nineveh
And he was wondrous wise,
He louped intae a bramble bush
And scratched oot baith his eyes.

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And when he saw his eyes wis oot
He wis gey troubled then
So he louped intae anither bush
And scratched them in again.

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Noo Johnny is a bonny lad,
He is a lad o' mine.
I've never had a better lad
And I've had twenty-nine

Chorus

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