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On Ilkla’ Moor Baht ‘At.

(On Ilkley Moor Without A Hat)


Wheear 'as tha binn since ah saw thee?
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Wheear 'as tha bin since ah saw thee?
Wheear 'as tha bin since ah saw thee?
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at,
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at,
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at.

Tha's bin a coortin' Mary Jane
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Tha's bin a coortin' Mary Jane
Tha's bin a coortin' Mary Jane
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Tha's bahn t' catch thi death o' cowd
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Tha's bahn t' catch thi death o' cowd
Tha's bahn t' catch thi death o' cowd
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Then we shall ha' to bury thee
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall ha' to bury thee
Then we shall ha' to bury thee
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Then t' worms 'll cum an' eat thee up
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then t' worms 'll cum an' eat thee up
Then t' worms 'll cum an' eat thee up
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Then t' ducks 'll come an' eat up t' worms
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then t' ducks 'll come an' eat up t' worms
Then t' ducks 'll come an' eat up t' worms
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Then we shall come an' eat them ducks
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall come an' eat them ducks
Then we shall come an' eat them ducks
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

Then we shall all 'av etten thee
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall all 'av etten thee
Then we shall all 'av etten thee
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at

To be sang with great gusto
at all Yorkshire gatherings!

Translations can be obtained from any Genuine Tyke!

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