#02931
The Dundee Cat (Shanneyganock) with lyrics and video
See also: Dundee Cat (Watt Nicoll and Matt McGinn)

      #1453: YouTube video by TheNewfoundlandMusic ©2010
                      ~ Used with permission ~

In an attic room in Dundee town,
A poor old woman spread the tale around;
Well, she lived fifty years in her old top flat,
With no other company but a little tom cat.
I hope so, I say so,
With no other company but her old tom cat... Meow...

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

This lovely lady by the fireside glum,
Who do you think came down the chimney;
I'm your fairy Godmother, have no fear,
To grant you three wishes they sent me here.
I hope so, I say so,
Oh, to grant you three wishes sure they sent me here.

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

A face that's fresh, a figure divine,
This night alone sure I wish was mine;
The fairy said I'll have a go,
And she made her look like Bridgette Bardot.
I hope so, I say so,
Oh, she made her look like Bridgette Bardot.

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

This lovely lady looked at her purse,
I could always use some cash, of course;
The fairy waved her wand around,
There on the table lay a thousand pounds.
I hope so, I say so,
Oh, there on the table lay a thousand pounds.

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

This lovely lady by the fireside sat,
She started makin' eyes at her little tom cat;
Now, he's my only love so here's my plan,
Tonight make my cat into a handsome man.
I hope so, I say so,
Oh, tonight make my cat into a handsome man.

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

This handsome man to the woman drew near,
And he whispered softly in her ear;
The night is young but you'll regret,
The day you took me to the vet.
I hope so, I say so,
Oh, the night is young but you'll regret...

Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow,
Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow;
Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow,
Meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow, meow.
Meoooow... Snip...
There goes my reason for livin'...

Poor old woman... Yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-yaddle-ee-ya... Meow, meow.

####.... Variant of a song with lyrics by Watt Nicoll and music by Matt McGinn ....####
This variant was recorded by Shanneyganock (Live At O'Reilly's, Vol. 1, trk#4, 2000).

See more songs by Shanneyganock.

Originally recorded as Dundee Cat by Matt McGinn, Scottish songwriter/singer [1928-1977] (Little Ticks Of Time, 1969).

A variant was also recorded by Hamish Imlach, Scottish entertainer [1940-1996] (Before And After, 1967).






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