Usher, Alex: Side Splitters - 125 Funny Songs

$17.43 *

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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 Bib-a-Lolly-Boo 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 Cindy 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 Fod! 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 Kerchunk 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 Manure 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