Artist: Clancy Brothers
Album: Best Of Clancy Brothers
Best Of Clancy Brothers
They're Moving Father's Grave To Build A Sewer
They're moving father's grave to build a sewer
They're moving it regardless of expense.
They're moving his remains to lay down nine-inch
To irrigate some rich bloke's residence.
Now what's the use of having a religion?
If when you're dead you cannot get some peace
'Cause some society chap wants a pipeline to his
And moves you from your place of rest and peace...
Now father in his life was not a quitter
And I'm sure that he'll not be a quitter now.
And in his winding sheet, he will haunt that privy
And only let them go when he'll allow.
Now won't there be some bleedin' consternation,
And won't those city toffs begin to rave!
But it's no more than they deserve, 'cause they had
the bleedin' nerve
To muck about a British workman's grave.
Note: A classic epic of the class struggle
|1||Banks Of The Roses|
|2||Bard Of Armagh|
|4||Brennan On The Moor|
|5||Dirty Old Town|
|6||Down By The Glenside (Bold Fenian Men)|
|7||Four Green Fields|
|10||Leaving Liverpool Or Fare Thee Well My Own True Lo|
|12||Mingulay Boat Song|
|14||Quare Bungle Rye|
|15||Rosin The Beau|
|16||Seeds Of Love|
|17||So Early In The Morning|
|18||The Bantry Girls Lament|
|19||The D-Day Dodgers|
|20||The Maid Of Fife|
|21||The Minstrel Boy|
|22||The Nightingale's Song|
|23||They're Moving Father's Grave To Build A Sewer|
|24||Three Score And Ten|
|25||Wild Rover (No Nay Never)|
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|Clancy Brothers - Best Of Clancy Brothers Album Lyrics|
|1.||Banks Of The Roses|
|2.||Bard Of Armagh|
|4.||Brennan On The Moor|
|5.||Dirty Old Town|
|6.||Down By The Glenside (Bold Fenian Men)|
|7.||Four Green Fields|
|10.||Leaving Liverpool Or Fare Thee Well My Own True Lo|
|12.||Mingulay Boat Song|
|14.||Quare Bungle Rye|
|15.||Rosin The Beau|
|16.||Seeds Of Love|
|17.||So Early In The Morning|
|18.||The Bantry Girls Lament|
|19.||The D-Day Dodgers|
|20.||The Maid Of Fife|
|21.||The Minstrel Boy|
|22.||The Nightingale's Song|
|23.||They're Moving Father's Grave To Build A Sewer|
|24.||Three Score And Ten|
|25.||Wild Rover (No Nay Never)|
|3||Wild Colonial Boy|
|4||Why Paddys Not At Work Today|
|5||What Would You Do|
|6||Whack Fol The Diddle|
|2||The Tallest Man on Earth|
|5||Noah And The Whale|
|8||The Swell Season|
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