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Get Up A New Year's Morning

 

 

Get up a New Year's morning

For the cocks are all a-crowing

 

CHORUS: And if you think we are too soon

And if you think we are too soon

Rise up and look at the stars and the moon

Oh rowdy-dowdy, rowdy-dowdy, rowdy-dowdy day

 

Get up and light the fire

And bring us toast and beer

 

Get up and don't be lazy

For we are getting crazy

 

 

Noted from the parish of Llangennith by the Reverend J D Davies in A History Of West Gower, 1884. Children used to form parties each New Year to go out wassailing.

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