American Old Time Song Lyrics: 10 Tick Tick Tick

Theater, Music-Hall, Nostalgic, Irish & Historic Old Songs, Volume 10

Home Songster main V01 V02 V03 V04 V05 V06 V07 V08 V09 V10 V11 V12 V13 V14 V15 V16 V17 V18 V19 V20 V21 V22 V23 V24 V25 V26 V27 V28 V29 V30 V31 V32 V33 V34 V35 V36 V37 V38 V39 V40 V41 V42 V43 V44 V45 V46 V47 V48 V49 V50 V51 V52 V53 V54 V55 V56 V57 V58 V59 V60 V61 Support Search

Share page  Visit Us On FB


Vile going down town von fine day last Vintcr,
A telegraph office I happened to pass,
Und dere, alongside an insdrument sideling,
Vos a neat, but a pretty und modest young lass;
By vay of acquaintance, I gwick sent a message
To my married sister who lives oud of town;
Und told de young girl I vould vait for de answer,
Und den she politely asked me to sit down. Ah!

Spoken.-I sat down, und ve commenced to talk about diamond
jewellery und rotten eggs, und dings like dot, und I vos just going
to kiss" her, ven de answer from my sister came over de wires, mit a:

Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick,
Music rich I thought so sweet,
Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick, tick,
Yen Maria und I first did meet.

I den vent to see her not very long afder,
Introduced lo her farder, her moder as veil,
Her sister, her broders, her aunt und her uncles,
Und so many relatives I cannot tell.
Ye used to go valking out on moonlight evenings,
Ve spoke of pure love, und I tell you 'dwas fine,
Till at last I managed for to get tip courage.
Und I asked dot young gal of she vould be mine.
Spoken.-I said to her: " Of you lofe me as I do you, no spitz
dog can cut our love in two pieces." Und ven I got drough she
didn't say: "Allow me a few moments to compose myself," or
"My leedle heart is fluttering." Dere vos no soft language like
dot; she jumped as gwick at my offer as:-Chorus.

Ve've been married dree years now, und ve have five children,
Dere'a two pairs of girl twins und von bouncing boy,
Und all de neighbors say, ve should be happy,
But I assure you married life vos no joy.
Her relations, too, are all living mit us,
Und never a cent for dere board vill dey pay;
Dey sleep half de time, dey eat all de victuals,
Vile I have to go oud und vork hard all day.

Spoken.-Talk about married life being a joy-vell, ve've got
id in our family. I dink I'm "bulling de market." I tell you;
ven you marry, never marry a family of relatives-marry von;
von is a dose. It is all I can do dese hard times, to make money
enough to support my family; of I vant a drink or a cigar, I've
got to get it on:-Chorus.
Download music lyrics PDF file For Printing with (no ads)
Download music lyrics in RTF file For editing / printing with Word and other editing software.
Download music lyrics as PNG Graphic file For inclusion in DTP etc.