There's a little girl who is worth her weight in gold An' that's a dacent dowry don't you see; And I mean to go and ax her as soon as I get bold, If she'll come and have an eye to me.
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Readers also enjoyed. About Phyllis Whitsell. Phyllis Whitsell. Books by Phyllis Whitsell. Are you having a difficult time reading these days? Middleton claims [ citation needed ] that the song is about two brothers who end on opposite sides in the U. Civil War. Kenny Rogers sang a version of the song while he was lead singer of the country-rock band The First Edition , which was released on their album Transition. The song was later revived in by Splodgenessabounds and reached 27 on the UK singles chart.
Scottish duo Hue and Cry recorded a jazz-inspired version for their Xmasday album. Hartlepool United football fans have sung "Two Little Boys" on the terraces since the s. Rolf Harris ' version was played at the League One play-off final as the Hartlepool United anthem before the kickoff. They subsequently released "Two Little Boys" in four more of their compilation albums. The B-side was incorrectly credited as Traditional. In the modified version the boys are an Afrikaans Boer boy and an English boy who grow up to fight on opposite sides of the Anglo Boer War.
Scottish comedian Billy Connolly recorded a parody of the song with new lyrics entitled 'Two little boys in blue' on his Raw meat for the balcony LP in This version of the song told the story of two boys who grow up to be policemen.
American cartoonist and songwriter Shel Silverstein also recorded a parody, called "Civil War Song," for his album Inside Folk Songs which is sung from the perspective of a third brother wearing tight blue pants and a grey sport jacket who opts out of fighting to "stay at home with the girls. Reignite Knox Brown x Gallant. Thinking Out Loud. Hold My Hand.
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