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The Marrow Song


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caroline

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Music Hall!!! a marrow??? a very large zucchini!! no!! really!! i hope you have as much fun listening to it as i had singing it!!! they really don't write 'em like they used to!

and, thank you lee - again! xox
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Lyrics
Now down the road there lives a man I'd like you all to know,
He grew a big marrow for the local flower show
And when the story got around they came from far and wide,
And when then saw what he had grown, everybody cried.....

Ooooh! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, it must be two foot long or even more.
And it's such a lovely color, so big, and round, and fat,
I've never seen a marrow grow quite as big as that,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before.

He was leaning on the garden gate the other day,
And beckoned to a lady who lives just across the way,
He took her down the garden path and showed it to her with pride,
And when she saw the size of it, the little lady sighed..

Ooooh! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, it must be two foot long or even more.
And it's such a lovely color, so big, and round, and fat,
I've never seen a marrow grow quite as big as that,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before.

And then the flower show was held and everybody went,
To see this huge marrow, lying there inside the tent.
Soon the judges came along to give the prizes out,
And they only took one look at it and they began to shout,

OOOOOH! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, it must be two foot long or even more.
And it's such a lovely color, so big, and round, and fat,
I've never seen a marrow grow quite as big as that,
Oh Oh! What a beauty, I've never seen one as big as that before!
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Comments: 72
Fans: 11
Plays: 2247
Downloads: 235
Votes: 18
Uploaded: May 01, 2006 - 08:24:09 AM
Last Updated: May 07, 2006 - 05:39:42 PM Last Played: Oct 10, 2014 - 04:06:55 PM
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Comments
said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Shades of Benny Hill!
Need I say more?

Be well!
caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Shades of Benny Hill!
benny hill?? surely it's not that sophisticated!!! thanks for dropping by - nice to
see you here x

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pyrofly said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
You are quite the Pink anf Fluffy
Freak.
Love it.
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
You are quite the Pink anf Fluffy
freak? freak!! it takes one to know one my dear! and thank you for dropping by
d/f xoxo cattle!!! oxen!!!!

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apb said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Loverly jubbly ...

.. like the way you captured you almost losing it in the chorus after
the flower show in particular ..on "it must be"

Cover? Curious as to who did the original ...

Excellent work keeping these gems alive ...
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Loverly jubbly ...
well - i googled again and got as far as Tim Curry and The Wurzels but... i am
sure they nicked it!!! thank you for coming by xox

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stevel said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Veg Zeppelin!
Sound like you are putting your all into this performance...I have a mental
image of you singing this to a bunch of frightened villagers at the local
fete!
Nice one
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Veg Zeppelin!
funnily enough steve... i had a mental image of you in amongst that bunch of
frightened villagers!! thank you for commenting - glad you liked it xoxo

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Slotogenic said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Made me smile
I love the way your voice sounds! Your vocal inflections and qualitites
totally made the tune. Great job!
caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Made me smile
and if my song has left you smilin' i'm ha-ha-ha-ppy!! thank you al jolson -
thank you eric x

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The Composer said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Quite fun
Particularly like the different voices you put on throughout it... even if
the last chorus is your real voice after all. Fun!
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Quite fun
o o - my secret is out!! thank you for listening bryan - watch out for the voices!!
xox

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springclock said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
YEAH!!!!
This is very very fun....you should be doing voice over work!! I'm not
kidding....Upbeat and well recorded....It feels like I'm in the room with you
while you perform this very charming tune....Big Thumbs Up!! And a great
and simple presentation....Nice work!!!!....Ian
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
YEAH!!!!
thank you springy - you are too kind - glad you like what i did here xox

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said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Too good to be true
Wow, Caroline what a power in your voice I really LOVE this tune.
and nice piano playing....and I keep one x THANKS for sharing.

know I have listen on it 4 times and I must listen again this is a real GOLD
KEEPER.

Sincerely Yours
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Kenta;)
caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Too good to be true
thank you kenta - your enthusiasm for my work is wonderful and i have passed
your compliments on to lee also - you are a delight xoxo

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drakonis said 3099 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
what a big smirk
This ought to last all day... you choose hilarious material, and perform it
with such a plum, And Lee did wonderfully playing that bananaclava... my
only question is, if it was that big, wasn't it too heavy for you to carrot
over here? Do I hear a hint of dragon-growling mirth in *your* voice too?
ttfn,
Drakonis
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
what a big smirk
dearest drak - you are an angelica to pop over and comment - peas feel free to
enjoy - it's always a comfrey to know you like my songs - lettuce spend more
thyme together my little honeydew - you always salsify my need for humour - i
would write more but there's not mushroom left so i yam what i yam and you are
sweetcorn! xoxoxo

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snowdragon said 3098 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
lol
you know, a person could more than one meaning from some of this.

loved it :)
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
lol
more than one meaning?? omg!!! *wink* thanks for dropping by snow xox


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perceptualvortex said 3098 days ago (May 1st, 2006)
Waaaaiiit...
...a second, is there something bawdy going on here? Haha, very nice! Did you write this, or is it an old traditional partying-and-swaying tune? Excellent delivery... I totally agree with springclock about voicework.
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Waaaaiiit...
bawdy?? i should think not!! the trouble is that i am completely misunderstood
around here!! lmao!! thanks for coming by pv - always good to see you and nice
to hear your compliments xox

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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Waaaaiiit...
and .... i didn't write it myself - wish i did - it's one of those music hall numbers
from way back when.

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bug67 said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
You've done itagain...
...I'm gonna have this one stuck in my head for weeks! I love it. It's dry.
It's witty. It's, well, so damn Brittish! It doesn't get any better'n this,
Caroline! Job well done.
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
You've done itagain...
thank you buggy - i hope you'll be singing it when you are out and about on
that new bike of yours - it's a size thang!! xox


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musichead said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
im in love
great song...
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
im in love
thanks steve - in love?? can we hope for jewellery?? hahaha!! glad you liked it!
x

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Mcboy said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
hehhehhe.....
i'm just bursting with laffter with this one caroline.....laffter is good for
the soul....many thanks....!
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
hehhehhe.....
great! i am delighted that you are laughing - my job here is done!! thank you
for coming by xox

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Scott Carmichael said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
One more reason!!
To love you... and insist that they make you the honorary host for the
whole site.... Smiles all through...I'm going to go recheck your bio...do
you do theatre???

great
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Scott Carmichael said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Ah yes
I didn't need to check.. it was obvious... great stuff still laughing
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
Ah yes
o o - the jig is up!!! oophs!! was it that obvious?? the best part of macjams for
me is that i don't have to audition or perform it every nite either!! you are very
kind scott - i am soo pleased that the song made you smile and thank you for
taking the time to say so x

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Audiologic said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
What a beauty
You make a great great song out of simple things in life. You are really
into this one, even more than some of your others, and I really like it.
Your voice goes into that story telling tone a lot here.

Ben
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caroline said 3098 days ago (May 2nd, 2006)
What a beauty
thank you ben - you are absolutely right - i looooved singing this one!! and if
you are happy then it is even more enjoyable!! xoxoxo

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Cori Ander said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
Familiar
Something very familiar about this ... Isn't that something that all ladies
use to say...?
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caroline said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
Familiar
hahaha!! of course curicori - and I had heard!! why do you think i posted this song?!!!! xox

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jiguma said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
lmao - most peculiar!
Caro (I told you I'd come back for a listen!), this is great. You have
such a brilliant music hall voice, and such a talent for picking excellent
songs (when will we put that blues up then?). My dad would have gone
crazy over this, but then again, so would most people with a grain of
humour left in their bones. I don't know how to say this Caro (he said
trying to maintain balance as he placed his foot firmly in his mouth),
but you are a "core value" of MJ, and one of the many people who make
this an excellent place to be.
Thanks,
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caroline said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
lmao - most peculiar!
aww jiggyneil - you could turn a girl's head!! as i said on that valentines track that pyro put together... i love it 'ere... and it is a joy to entertain you guys!!! you are one of the (many) ppl that make it the community that i enjoy so much!! those 'blues' belong to you now - do with them as you feel fit. thanx for bouncing through blough xoxox (sheeesh - all this sunshine - mr pain would go crazy!!!)

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Einarus said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
Haha :)
Couldn't help but laugh!
Wonderful!
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caroline said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
Haha :)
thank you einarus - just what i wanted to hear xox

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jie said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
vaudeville lives
Maree poppins cor blimey etc. well done once more caroline. tho you got me quite scared on the last verse when your voice changed into her out of the exorcist. thanks for cheering me up once again. Cheery
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caroline said 3097 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
vaudeville lives
happy to help and thank you for dropping by - i hope we didn't scare you too
much x

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gwhoose said 3096 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
loverly
never heard marrow before.. does this mean we can hear a spiritual from
you to compensate?
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caroline said 3096 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
loverly
spiritual eh?? well... all things are possible... let me get back to you on this one
x

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Joanna said 3096 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
'At's me girl!
Vintage Caroline! From one actress to another, you really chewed some
scenery with this one -- and that's just how I likes it! Fantastic! You are
really coming into your own now. You're sounding much more relaxed
(and therefore able to really let go and just live for the performance
instead of worrying how your voice sounds). Perfect place to be to sing
a song like this. I love it! Laughter and loverly performance!
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caroline said 3096 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
'At's me girl!
all the world's a stage and... thank you for all you have taught me here joanna.
now drak (i think it was drak) is talking about a joanna, caroline, stevel collab -
pffft!! how low can we go?!! see you in the green room!!! xoxo

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J.A.Stewart said 3096 days ago (May 3rd, 2006)
Well, this certainly explains why...
you refer to yourself as *a keen gardener,* Dame Caroline.

Oh! how your garden must grow. I imagine it's chock full of tumescent
wonders.

Thanks for sharing this saucy treat. Delightful, as always.
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caroline said 3096 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
Well, this certainly explains why...
and not just the garden!! thank you for dropping by - s'always good to see you
here x

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thetiler said 3096 days ago (May 4th, 2006)
you make me smile . . . .
Caroline :)

You drip with theatre experience, it sure seems like.

Thanks for all that expression!

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caroline said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
you make me smile . . . .
you smile and then i smile - isn't that nice - thanks for coming by bill - long
time, no see and i'm still holding that kazoo collab at the back of my mind! xox

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urbnite said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
oh!
what a beauty!

sorry it took me so long. if i had any idea that this was about a giant
'vegetable', i might've stopped by sooner!

hilarious. i can imagine it with a big ending with everyone singing along!
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caroline said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
oh!
a big ending?!!! lmao!!! glad you made it darren xoxox

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ziti said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
you are a gift
from God Caroline!!!!!

perfection in a flowery hat


i am not worthy


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caroline said 3094 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
you are a gift
we all are ziti!!! thank you for dropping by xox

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The Fritters said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
very nice performance
Since there wasn't any credit given, I did a little googling and found out
that this funny song was written in 1952 and the composer is Edrich
Siebert, and some biographical information can be found here: http://
www.rfsoc.org.uk/esiebert.shtml

Sorry if that seems like I'm trying to rain on your parade, I don't mean it
to be so but as a songwriter I just like to see credit given when credit is
due. For someone to work at creating music for his whole life and not to
get credit for his creations, well it just seems rather sad. Perhaps now Ed
will rest easier knowing that this excellent interpretation of his song is
now properly credited.
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caroline said 3095 days ago (May 5th, 2006)
very nice performance
you did better than me - i couldn't find anything about it except that it had been recorded by the Wurzels and Tim Curry and i honestly thought it was an old music hall song as that's where i have heard it - *hangs head in shame*

i wasn't trying to take any credit - hmmm - should i take it down?

either way - i agree with you totally - thank you for setting me straight and giving Mr Edrich Siebert the acknowledgement he most certainly deserves.



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Boris the Bull said 3093 days ago (May 7th, 2006)
thoughts from the bull...
jeezum crow! this is pure Caroline! absolutely totally fantastically
perfect! you never cease to amaze me! this had me literally howling!

and i just want to thank you for writing a song with me in mind!

j/k!!!!!!!!!!!!!

seriously, Caroline - you're the goddess! i mean it!! thank you again!
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caroline said 3092 days ago (May 7th, 2006)
thoughts from the bull...
no no no!! i am thrilled that you liked it but....

i did NOT write it with you in mind!! Edrich Siebert wrote it - i just sang it but....

i sang it with you in mind!!

you always say the BEST things - thank you for continuing to do so xox

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JOAN said 3093 days ago (May 7th, 2006)
yo ho ho!!!!
big and beautiful.... stopped by for a pint and caught a funny tune performed by a strange little combo in the back corner of the room..... bonus!!!
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caroline said 3092 days ago (May 7th, 2006)
yo ho ho!!!!
and a bottle of rum!! they make marrow rum you know!! i kid you not!!! http://home.btconnect.com/ntruman/wine/marrowrum.htm - go see!

and talking of seeing... nice to have you drop by joan - glad you liked it xox

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OutTheBag said 2527 days ago (November 24th, 2007)
The Marrow Song
Love this song - thank you for posting it.

I'm going to be performing this on stage with my local theatre group!!!

Got interested in this song after seeing it being performed in the film "Kes" (though a short clip) Did some research and here I am!!!

Thanks again.
Heightened said 2472 days ago (January 17th, 2008)
Love songs that are
plain and simple. Awesome!!! And superbly done.
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Heightened said 2472 days ago (January 17th, 2008)
PS
You should come down to my flower show and seem my marrow!
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caroline said 2472 days ago (January 18th, 2008)
oooh...
you are sooo cheeky!!!! ;)
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said 2435 days ago (February 24th, 2008)
The Marrow Song
What a beauty! LOL This is terrific.
caroline said 2342 days ago (May 27th, 2008)
thank you soulima
sorry it took so long to get back to you - i was out in the garden wiv me vegetables!! bless you xox

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spannerotoole said 2371 days ago (April 27th, 2008)
Have you considered
Doing this song to the tune of There'll always be an england? I just might do that.
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caroline said 2368 days ago (May 1st, 2008)
ohh...
plz let me know when that happens and thank you for dropping by xox
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woofer3 said 2366 days ago (May 3rd, 2008)
another winner
so convincing, I can almost hear the spring in the wind up starting to relax it's self....creeeaaakkkk--.

Absolutely wondeful. A breath of fresh air.

I love music that cheers me up.

Once again excellent work,

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caroline said 2342 days ago (May 27th, 2008)
thank you john
i stopped to have another listen myself whilst writing this - aww.. i miss lee - glad you liked it xox
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said 2343 days ago (May 25th, 2008)
Great!
I love this type of songs... your work is so special here Caro, very wonderful!
caroline said 2342 days ago (May 27th, 2008)
what a lovely thing to say chicken!!
if only lee would move back in my house we could do more - sadly he's busy. i am so happy you like this and my work xoxox
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