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Grandfather's Clock


Performed by Mrs. B. H. Cutler.
Recorded August 29, 2022 in Surrey, South East, UK.
Telephone recording.



My Grandfather's clock was too tall for the shelf,
So it stood 90 years on the floor.
It was taller by half than the old man himself,
Though it weighed not a pennyweight more,
It was bought on the morn of the day that he was born
And was always his pleasure and pride
But it stopped, short, never to go again
When the old man died.
90 years without slumbering, Tick tock tick tock
It's life's seconds numbering, tick tock tick tock
But it stopped, short, never to go again,
When the old man died.
Yes, it stopped short never to go again
When the old man died.

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Grandfather's Clock

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Surrey, telephone recording, United Kingdom