Ballads

Discussion in 'REME' started by David Powell, Nov 23, 2011.

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  1. As i drive my kids to school we have started go over old songs i sang when pissed in the LAD bars.
    Due to age and misuse of beer, i forget some of the words, any body help out?
    1. Deep dark depths of soltau where the yanks have never been, ( remember most of this one, end with Fucked to death by the good old remes)
    2. All those attached to welsh guards used to sing a song based on the anthem, called Whales, Whales, bloody great fishes are whales, they swim in the sea and we eat them for tea etc, remember most but not the last 3 or 4 verses.
    3. We Dont love you British soldier, yanks they pay five dollars more, ( i dont sing that to kids )
    Was lots more that i forget.
     
  2. "4 and 20 virgins" was a common one IIRC, as was "bestiality is best boys".
     
  3. ehwhat

    ehwhat Old-Salt Book Reviewer

    Not sure I can help with those, the whales one keeps getting tied up with the football chant...

    Whales, Whales, bloody great fishes are Whales,
    They swim in the sea,
    We eat them for tea,
    Oh bloody great fishes are Whales.

    oh bloody great fishes are Wales
    oh bloody great fishes are Wales
    When England fuxxed up
    They won the world cup
    oh bloody great fishes are Wales Not very helpful, I'm afraid.


    But here are some others you might know. Please note that none are suitable for children or even most adults...

    1. AN ENGINEER'S LIMIT (sung to FROGGY WENT A COURTIN')

    2. APPLIED MATHS IN ENGINEERING

    3. BARKEEP, BARKEEP

    4. CATS ON THE ROOFTOP

    5. CAVIAR

    6. COLUMBO

    7. EARLY IN THE MORNING

    8. ENGINEERING (sung to Clementine)

    9. FARTING CONTEST

    10. FOUR AND TWENTY VIRGINS (Down from Inverness)

    11. GOD SAVE THE ENGINEER

    12. GODIVA

    13. GREEN GROW THE RASHES-0

    14. IVAN SKAVINSKY SKAVAR

    15. NORTH ATLANTIC SQUADRON

    16. ODE TO FOUR LETTER WORDS

    17. SAM HALL

    18. THE CIVILS ARE IN TOWN AGAIN

    19. THE MORE VULGAR MINDED

    20. THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS (Engineers version)

    21. TOM BOLEYN


    Cheers.