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Lily The Pink
Recorded by The Scaffold

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scaffold

Chorus
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Well drink a drink a drink to lily the pink the pink the pink 
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The saviour of the of the human race
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For she invented medicinal compound most efficacious in every case

Verse 1
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Mr Flears had sticky out ears and they made him awful shy
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So they gave him medicinal compound and now hes learning how to fly

Verse 2
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Brother Tony was said to be boney he would never eat his meals
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So they gave him medicinal compound and now they move him around on wheels

Chorus

Verse 3
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Old Ebeneezer thought he was Julius Caesar and so they put him in a home
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Where they gave him medicinal compound and now he's Emperor of Rome

Verse 4
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Johnny Hammer had a terrible stammer he could hardly say a word
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And so they gave him medicinal compound now he's seen but never heard

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Verse 5
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Auntie Millie ran willy nilly when her legs they did recede
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And so they rubbed on medicinal compound and now they call her Millipede

Verse 6 
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Jennifer Eccles had lovely big freckles but the boys all called her names
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But she changed with medicinal compound and now he joins in all the games

Verse 7 
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Lily the Pink she turned to drink she filled up with paraffin inside
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And despite her medicinal compound sadly Pickled Lily died

Verse 8 (slow)
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Up to Heaven her soul ascended all the Church bells they did ring
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She took with her medicinal compound hark the Herald angels sing

Chorus 


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