George Formby Song-book: The Little Wooden Toolshed In The Garden
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THE LITTLE WOODEN TOOLSHED IN THE GARDEN
Little Wooden Toolshed In the Garden-1938
  Regal Zonophone MR2969 Stevens/Steele/Wilmott
  
I get no chance to rest indoors to make me fit for Monday
So planned a wooden toolshed for a quiet nook on Sunday.
I built it in the garden with a lovely southern view.
Its quite a stately edifice and very useful too.

Its really quite top hole for the firewood and the coal
Is my little wooden toolshed in the garden.
The dog can stretch his legs and the hen can lay her eggs
In my little wooden toolshed in the garden.

When my wife starts an argument at which shes quite a knack
Begins to smash the home up and the crockery to crack
I tell her off quite safely for she cannot answer back
In my little wooden toolshed in the garden

One day I tried my voice, where they couldnt hear the noise,
In my little wooden toolshed in the garden.
To croon was my intent, so to interview I went.
The manager down at the Winter Garden.

I said Im going to be a crooner at the palace soon,
But when he heard my voice he didnt seem to like the tune,
And said while you are safe my lad youd better go and croon
In your little wooden toolshed in the garden.

One day a book I made, and the favourite I laid
In my little wooden toolshed in the garden.
Every punter round about thought hed get some dope for nowt.
So they all came and they backed it in the garden.

The horse won in a canter but to pay I hadnt power
And so my punters found me when they called in half an hour
Like poor Sir Walter Raleigh locked up in the bloody tower
In my little wooden toolshed in the garden.
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