Great Eastern Railway Excursions

Aug 04, 10:59 AM
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Michael Rosen's Cambridge Railway Excursions Poem adapted to song by Bethany Kirby

Chorus 1: The DAY exCURSion to LONdon and BACK

Chorus 2: The day excursion to London and back

Chorus 1: FOResters FETE at the CRYstal PALace

Chorus 2: Foresters Fete at the Crystal Palace

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo [a mix of delight and the whistle of an engine]

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt [a mix of breathing out and the sound of an engine giving off steam.]

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Chorus 1: AUGust EIGHTeen SIXty-EIGHT

Chorus 2: August eighteen sixty-eight

Chorus 1: STARTing in CAMbridge at SIX-fifTEEN

Chorus 2: Starting in Cambridge at six-fifteen

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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Chorus 1: STOPping at WHITTlesford, SAFFron WALden

STANsted NEXT, then BISHop’s STORTford.

Chorus 2: SAWbridgeWORTH and then it’s HARlow

ArrRIVing in LONdon at NINE o’CLOCK.

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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Chorus 1: The DAY exCURSion to LONdon and BACK

Chorus 2: The day excursion to London and back

Chorus 1:The WHOLE round TRIP will COST 3 BOB

Chorus 2: “No LUGGage allOWED”; “No LUGGage allOWED”

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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Chorus 1: A SPEcial CHEAP ExCURsion TRAIN

Chorus 2: To WALton-ON-the NAZE and BACK

Chorus 1: AUGust EIGHTeen SEVenty SIX

Chorus 2: August eighteen seventy-six

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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Chorus 1: EARly START at TWENty past SIX.

Chorus 2: CAMbridge, SHELford, NEXT stop LINton

Chorus 1: SAFfron WALden, BARTlow, HAVerhill

Chorus 2: NEXT stop CLARE, and THEN it’s MELford

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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Chorus 1: ArRIVing at WALton at NINE forty FIVE

Chorus 2: GREAT Eastern RAILway’s DAY at the SEA

Chorus 1:The WHOLE round TRIP will COST 3 BOB

Chorus 2: “No LUGGage allOWED”; “No LUGGage allOWED”

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Chorus 1: Oo-oo-woo

Chorus 2: Psssshhhhhtttt

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