Song by Ian Campbell

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Drink Old Aston Dry


(:redirect quiet=1:) %abc-2.1 X:1 T:Drink Old Aston Dry T:Aston Pub Crawl C:Ian Campbell Z:Webmaster N:In the 1960's a lot of Birmingham (UK) was being redeveloped and a lot of N:the older areas, especially around Aston, near Birmingham, had their N:older buildings pulled down. Amongst them were the favourite watering N:holes (pubs) of many people. N:To comemorate their passing and to keep their names and memories of N:them alive, Ian Campbell re-wrote an existing old song Drink Old N:England Dry and called it Drink Old Aston Dry or The Aston Pub Crawl. N:Drinking K:C W:1 W:Up jumped The Duke Of Wellington Into The Avenue W:He said to Royal George we must see what we can do. W:The Old Turks Heads arising and to save The Globe I'll fly W:That's fine said George but first we'll drink Old Aston dry. W: W: W:Dry me boys, dry me boys, dry me brave boys dry W:That's fine said George but first we'll drink Old Aston dry. W: W:2 W:Up gallops Bold Prince Rupert up to the Golden Cross W:And as into The Paddock, he turns his Black Horse W:Oh let a Sportsman in he says, and then before I die W:I'll join the Golden Cross to rink Old Aston dry. W: W:3 W:Old Oliver Cromwell in The Stave Oak sat him down W:For the sake of Old Albion I must destroy The Crown W:The Royal Oak will wither, in The Tower he will die W:He'll never get the chance to drink Old Aston dry. W: W:4 W:The White Swan and The Eagle were in The Travellers Rest W:They asked The Dog And Duckto choose which of them was the best. W:Don't argue said The Old Bulls Head then blinked A Weary Eye W:But join with us and help to drink Old Aston dry. W: W:5 W:The Gong Makers gathered into The Clements Arms W:To organise a Union they thought would do no harm W:The Shareholders and The Royal Exchange they wanted to defy W:But first they had to drink Old Aston Dry % % % % % % After The Campfire Song Book % My Own Song Book % The Song And The Story % Songs From Hazzards Huzzah % % % % %]

						
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Song by Ian Campbell

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Category - Drinking song