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The Penny Project
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the "Wee Cock Sparra!

The comedian Duncan Macrae (1905 -1967) used to recite the "Wee Cock Sparra! regularly at the TV Hogmanay programmes broadcast in the 1950's and 1960's.

A wee cock sparra sat on a tree

A wee cock sparra sat on a tree

A wee cock sparra sat on a tree

An' it was chirpin' awa' as blithe as could be

 

Alang came a boy, wi' a bow an' an arra

Alang came a boy, wi' a bow an' an arra

Alang came a boy, wi' a bow an' an arra

An' he said Ill get ya, ya wee cock sparra

 

The boy with the arra let fly at the sparra

The boy with the arra let fly at the sparra

The boy with the arra let fly at the sparra

And he hit a man, that was hurlin' a barra

 

The man with the barra came oor with the arra 

The man with the barra came oor with the arra

The man with the barra came oor with the arra

And he said, Do you take me for a wee cock sparra??

                                              

The man hit the boy, though he wasnae his fatha

The man hit the boy, though he wasnae his fatha

The man hit the boy, though he wasnae his fatha

An' the boy stood and glowered, for he was hurt to the marra


An' all the time, the wee cock sparra

An' all the time, the wee cock sparra

An' all the time, the wee cock sparra

Sat chirpin' awa on the shaft o' the barra

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