Usher, Alex: Side Splitters - 125 Funny Songs


    Catalogue No: 20676
    Shop Product Code: 228665R

    Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

    Department: Guitar & Bass - Guitar (Pop/Rock/Folk)

    Publisher: Mel Bay

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    A mammoth illustrated collection of more than 125 funny songs, mostly in the folk tradition, interlaced with a multitude of parodies, jokes, recitations and sayings collected by the author over a lifetime of performing. Each song has complete lyrics, melody line and suggested accompaniment chords. Included are Take My Bridgework Back To Mother, Send Me To Glory In a Glad Bag, The Housewife’s Lament and The Piddling Pup. The reading Why She Didn’t Become a Baptist leaves even church groups roaring in laughter.

    More fun rib-ticklers include The Limerick Song (suitable for general audiences), Little Willie verses and the parody My Grandfather’s Feet Were Too Strong For His Shoes. A choice collection of photos and vintage illustrations add the final touch for the enjoyment of this top-notch collection.

    • More than 125 funny songs --- lyrics, tunes, and suggested accompaniment chords.
    • Plus rib-tickling parodies, jokes, readings and sayings.
    • Embellished with vintage photos and illustrations.


    Contents and Reviews

    Anne Boleyn
    Aunt Sal's Song
    Bacon and Greens
    Barefoot Boy, The
    Bile That Cabbage Down
    Billy Grimes
    Birth of St. Patrick, The
    Bobbin' Around
    Body in the Bag, The
    Bonnie Wee Jeannie McColl
    Bonnie Wee Window, The
    Brian O'Lynn
    Buffalo Boy
    Burglar Man, The
    Cat Came Back, The
    Charming Young Widow I Met on the Train, The
    Chivalrous Shark, The
    Clarence McFadden Learning to Waltz
    Cluck Old Hen
    Cod Liver Ile
    Cork Leg, The
    Courtin' in the Kitchen
    Crabfish, The
    Crocodile Song, The
    Darby Ram, The
    Deaf Woman's Courtship
    Devil and the Farmer's Wife, The
    Devilish Mary
    Doran's Ass
    Down in Arkansas
    Dumb Wife, The
    Dummy Line, The
    Dying Fisherman, The
    Dying Hobo, The
    E-ri-e Canal
    Eggs and Marrow Bone
    Father's Whiskers
    Frozen Logger, The
    Get Up and Bar the Door
    Go 'Long, Mule
    Good Fish Chowder
    Grandma's Advice
    Ground Hog, The
    He Had to Have His Gruel
    He Never Came Back
    Hen Convention, The
    Horses Run Around, The
    Housewife's Lament
    I Ain't Gonna Grieve My Lord No More
    I Was Born a Thousand Years Ago
    I Wonder When I Shall Be Married
    I'll Not Marry You
    I'm Seventeen Come Sunday
    In Arkansas
    Irish Jubilee, The
    Johnny Sands
    Keeper of the Eddystone Light, The
    Kicking Mule, The
    Lanigan's Ball
    Lather and Shave
    Limerick Song
    Little Pigs
    Little Rabbit Fu Fu
    Liza In a 'Simmon Tree
    Lolly Too Drum
    Lydia Pinkham
    Mary Mack
    Miss Wrinkle
    Mister Fox
    Mother's Cake
    Mountain's of Mourne, The
    Mrs. Murphy's Chowder
    My Get Up and Go Has Got Up and Went
    My Good Old Man
    Nell Flaherty's Drake
    Nickety Nackety
    Oh, No, John, No
    Old Dan Tucker
    Old Joe Clark
    Old King Cole
    Old Maid in a Garret
    Old Man that Came Over the Lea, The
    Old Mountain Dew
    Old Thompson's Mule
    Old Zip Coon
    One Fish Ball
    Opossum, The
    Our Goodman
    Out in the Great Northwest
    Patsy-Oory-Oory Ave
    Piddling Pup
    Pig and the Inebriate, The
    Poor Old Maids
    Putting On the Style
    Quaker's Courtship, The
    Rustic Beauty, The
    Sauerkraut Song
    Send Me to Glory in a Glad Bag
    Sick Leave
    Soldier, Soldier
    Sunday School Song
    Swapping Song, The
    Take My Bridgework Back To Mother
    Ten Little Fiddlers
    These Bones Gonna Rise Again
    Three Flies
    Three Jovial Huntsmen
    Three Little Pigs, The
    Top Hat Wanting a Crown
    Tu De Um a Day-Dum
    Unfortunate Miss Bailey
    Vicar of Bray
    Warranty Deed, The
    Washing Day, The
    Wealthy Merchant, The
    Web-Footed Duck
    When I Had But Fifty Cents
    Where Did You Get That Hat?
    Whizz Fish, The
    Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?
    Whoa, Mule, Whoa
    Women's Rights