Seedy Songs and Rotten Rhymes - the poetry of the playground

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racing car number 9
(ed: skipping chant) Racing car number 9 Loses petrol all the time How many gallons did it lose? (number) The number of gallons it did lose is (number)
Version 1: Up above the streets and houses Rainbow flying high Bungle sticks his bum out the window And craps in Geoffrey's eye Version 2: Zippy and Bungle were in the More…
rainbow songs
(ed: These songs were about the British puppet show "Rainbow":) George and Bungle In the jungle Zippy bit my thumb Jeffery swimming With naked women Playing noughts and More…
See Scavvy Queen
Re: Springtime in the Rockies
Just a note on this one - a version gotten from my father who got it from his father who set up the first mule train from the Colorado Rocky Mountains to Texas - He took out his rope to More…
Rice an' peas an' ackee
Rice an' peas an' ackee, Stick it up your battee, Mix it round' with gravy, An' feed it to the bald head baby.
ridin' along in my automobile
Ridin' along in my automobile, Screwin' my baby at the wheel, Now my mickeys on the horn, Soon the baby will be born (NB: Apparently dates back to Dublin, 1982)
river carte
Keich, bum, toley, fart Just walked over the River Carte Keich, bum, toley, fart Now I'm going to find a tart (ed: ok... don't call us - we'll call you)
roses are red
Roses are red Violets are blue Some poems rhyme But this one doesn't
row, row, row your boat
Row, Row, Row your boat Gently down the stream Throw your teacher overboard And listen to her scream.
Row Row Row your boat, gently dowsn the stream, If you see a crocodile, Don't forget to scream!!
just another one from school.
rudolph the red-nosed reindeer
Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer Had a very shiny cock And if you ever touched it You'd get an electric shock. (ed: there just *has* to be more to this!)
rule brittania
Lyrics to more rude old schoolyard songs involving a familiar play on words: Rule Brittania Three monkeys on a stick One fell off and paralised his Dick was a sailor His More…