The Who A Quick One, While He's Away [Live at Hull Version] cover

A Quick One, While He's Away [Live at Hull Version]
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Verse 1
Her man's been gone
For nearly a year
He was due home yesterday
But he ain't here
Verse 2
Her man's been gone
For nigh on a year
He was due home yesterday
But he ain't here
Verse 3
Down your street your crying is a well-known sound
Your street is very well known, right here in town
Your town is very famous for the little girl
Whose cries can be heard all around the world
Verse 4
Fa la la la la la
Fa la la la la
Fa la la la la la
Fa la la la la
Verse 5
We have a remedy
You'll appreciate
No need to be so sad
He's only late
Verse 6
We'll bring you flowers and things
Help pass your time
We'll give him eagle's wings
Then he can fly to you
Verse 7
Fa la la la la la
Fa la la la la
Fa la la la la la
Fa la la la la
Fa la la la la la
Fa la la la la la
Verse 8
We have a remedy
Fa la la la la la la
We have a remedy
Fa la la la la la la
We have a remedy
Fa la la la la la la
We have a remedy
Fa la la la la la la
Verse 9
We have a remedy.
We have!
Verse 10
Little girl, why don't you stop your crying?
I'm gonna make you feel all right
Verse 11
My name is Ivor
I'm an engine driver
Verse 12
I know him well
I know why you feel blue
Just 'cause he's late
Don't mean he'll never get through
Verse 13
He told me he loves you
He ain't no liar, I ain't either
So let's have a smile for an old engine driver
So let's have a smile for an old engine driver
Verse 14
Please take a sweet
Come take a walk with me
We'll sort it out
Back at my place, maybe
Verse 15
It'll come right
You ain't no fool, I ain't either
So why not be nice to an old engine driver?
Better be nice to an old engine driver
Better be nice to an old engine driver
Verse 16
We'll soon be home
We'll soon be home
We'll soon
We'll soon, soon, soon be home
Verse 17
We'll soon be home
We'll soon be home
We'll soon
We'll soon, soon, soon be home
Verse 18
Come on, old horse
Verse 19
Soon be home
Soon be home
Soon
We'll soon, soon, soon be home
Verse 20
We'll soon
We'll soon, soon, soon be home
Verse 21
We'll soon be home
Soon be home
Verse 22
Dang, dang, dang, dang, dang, dang, dang, dang, dang
Verse 23
Cello, cello, cello, cello, cello, cello
Cello, cello, cello, cello, cello, cello
Cello, cello, cello, cello, cello, cello
Cello, cello, cello, cello, cello, cello
Verse 24
I can't believe it
Do my eyes deceive me?
Am I back in your arms?
Away from all harm?
Verse 25
It's like a dream to be with you again
Can't believe that I'm with you again
Verse 26
I missed you and I must admit
I kissed a few and once did sit
On Ivor the Engine Driver's lap
And later with him, had a nap
Verse 27
You are forgiven, you are forgiven, you are forgiven
Verse 28
You are forgiven

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