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Eleven To Heaven (Kenneth Peacock)

I will sing you one, and what is your one-o?
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you two, and what is your two-o?
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you three, and what is your three-o?
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you four, and what is your four-o?
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you five, and what is your five-o?
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you six, and what is your six-o?
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you seven, and what is your seven-o?
Seven is the key of heaven,
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you eight, and what is your eight-o?
Eight is the day-break,
Seven is the key of heaven,
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you nine, and what is your nine-o?
Nine is the sunshine,
Eight is the day-break,
Seven is the key of heaven,
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you ten, and what is your ten-o?
Ten is the Big Ben,
Nine is the sunshine,
Eight is the day-break,
Seven is the key of heaven,
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

I will sing you eleven, and what is your eleven-o?
Eleven is the gate of heaven,
Ten is the Big Ben,
Nine is the sunshine,
Eight is the day-break,
Seven is the key of heaven,
Six is the crucifix,
Five is the narrow eye,
Four is the narrow door,
Three to eternity,
Two the broad heresy,
One upon the right eye, enter over t'other eye,
Who can sing and who can dance as well as me?

####.... Author unknown. Traditional Newfoundland cumulative song ....####

Collected by Kenneth Peacock in 1952 from Alfred Israel Mahoney [1873-?] of Fogo, NL, and published in Songs Of The Newfoundland Outports, Volume 3, p.785, by the National Museum of Canada (1965) Crown Copyrights Reserved.


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