George Formby Song-book: The Pleasure Cruise-1935
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The Pleasure Cruise-1935
  Regal Zonophone MR1952 Gifford/Cliffe

Holiday time, some sunny clime, calling to you and me,
You quickly choose a wonderful cruise, out on the open sea,
The first day you're content, you're awfully glad you went.
On a Pleasure Cruise to drive away your blues,
The pleasures of a Pleasure Cruise.

Down the companion way you fall ten times a day,
Someone finds you sitting on the point of the Captain's compass.
On the deck you nearly break your neck, your sea legs you can't use,
You dive into the ocean for a swim, it's such a lark
Till you find you've been bitten in the bulwarks by a shark,
Oh what a Pleasure Cruise, to drive away your blues,
The pleasures of a Pleasure Cruise.

Steamers and tramps show coloured lamps,
Amber and green and red,
Your ship runs aground but somehow you've found the street traffic lights instead.
You sail once more then find, you've left half the ship behind.
On a Pleasure Cruise to drive away your blues
The pleasures of a Pleasure Cruise.

Your cabin's far too small, you've got no room at all,
Someone find you sitting in your bunk with your feet through the porthole.
One dark night I turn first left and right, my way I seemed to lose
A honeymooning couple then created such a scene,
Because I was discovered where the bridegroom should have been
Oh, what a Pleasure Cruise, to drive away your blues
The pleasures of a Pleasure Cruise.
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