Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

A Collection of 200+ traditional songs & variations with commentaries including Lyrics & Sheet music

Home Main Menu Singing & Playing Order & Order Info Support Search Voucher Codes



Share page  Visit Us On FB

Previous Contents Next
Ballads and Songs of Michigan
When our guid wife had puddens to mak And she boiled them in the pan O.
Chorus
The barnn' o' our door, will, will, will,
*Tis the barrin' o* door, wdl.
2    They made a poction 'tween them twa, They made it firm and sure O, Whoever spoke the foremost word Should arise and bar the door O.
3    Along there came twa gentlemen At twelve o'clock at nicht O;
And they could see neither hoose nor hair Nor cool nor candle licht O.
4    Then says the ain unti the ither, "D'ye take my guid knife O, D'ye take off the old mon's beard; I'll gie kiss the guid wife O."
5    Then up started our guid mon, Gie three skups o'er die floor O, "Would ye kiss me guid wife before me een And scald me wi puddin bree O?"
6   Then up started our guid wife, Gie three skups o'er the floor O,
"My guid mon, you've spoken the foremost word, Arise and bar the door O."







E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III