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'A Cricket & An Owl' A Canticle of Lord Blumenfeld


oh i wuz crickits an sawd my fiddul


fiddlee dee fiddlee aye


hay diddl diddl oh


i wuz crickits an sawd my fiddul owl the luvlorn day


oh. i wuz crickits an sawd my fiddul


i jigged an sawd an sawd


an jigged owl the luvlorn day, oh. ow comes


i did i'm sure i can not say, oh, i'm sure i cannot say


i jiggd when i sawd, & hoppd when i jiggd


jiggd an sawd


an hoppd, oh.


I wuz an owl that swallowed iz fiddul


I swallowed it straight down, oh.


Fiddul an Crickit I swallowed them down


I swallowed Them all down, oh.


Ow comes I did it, ow Come theys gone


I knows the reezin why, oh.


I knows the reezin, I knows the reezin


I knows the reezin why, oh


Composed in an English hospital in 1655 by Lord Barry Blumenfeld (“Crackbrain Barry”) of Kent Copyright 1788 by the Estate of Lord Blumenfeld


A Cricket & An Owl'  

A Canricle of Lord Blumenfeld