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Merry England

  • (Archie Fisher)

    Waiting on a station platform for a change of trains
    Seems whenever I'm in Preston that it always rains
    Just a day for moving on to play another town
    I've no way of knowing where tonight I'll lay me down

    Merry England, oh your heart is warm, your hands are cold
    And I'd like to think I'm growing up as well as growing old
    It's been weeks since I've been smiled on by a face I knew
    And I've started thinking every pretty woman looks like you

    Blackpool in December found me wandering forlorn
    Remembering what a child felt when the carnival had gone
    Can't gain on the roundabout or lose upon the swing
    Too late for the summer days, too early for the spring

    Merry England, oh your heart is warm, your hands are cold
    And I'd like to think I'm growing up as well as growing old
    It's been weeks since I've been smiled on by a face I knew
    And I've started thinking every pretty woman looks like you

    Looks like you, travelled round beside me in a song
    And having you to come back home to helped me get along
    It's been weeks since I've been smiled on by a face I knew
    And I've started thinking every pretty woman looks l

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