Geordy's Lost His Penker

(English Version of "Johnny’s Got His Marble")

Words & Music:

Traditional English / Don McLean

 

Relax.  It is just a song about losing your favorite shooting marble in the sewer.  Anything else is your own imagination.

 

C                         G7

Geordy's lost his penker, Geordy's lost his penker,

C                          F         G7    C

Geordy's lost his penker, doin' the double-wrought.

 

It ran right down the cundy, he lost it up the cundy,

It ran right down the cundy, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He went and got a clathesprop, he went and got a clathesprop,

He went and got a clathesprop, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He rammed it up the cundy, he rammed it up the cundy,

He rammed it up the cundy, doin' the double-wrought.

 

But, he couldn't fetch it, but, he couldn't fetch it,

But, he couldn't fetch it, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He went and got a broomstick, he went and got a broomstick,

He went and got a broomstick, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He rammed it up the cundy, he rammed it up the cundy,

He rammed it up the cundy, doin' the double-wrought.

 

But, he couldn't fetch it, but, he couldn't fetch it,

But, he couldn't fetch it, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He went for the policeman, he went for the policeman,

He went for the policeman, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He tied him to the clathesprop, he tied him to the clathesprop,

He tied him to the clathesprop, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He rammed him up the cundy, he rammed him up the cundy,

He rammed him up the cundy, doin' the double-wrought.


 

But, he couldn't fetch it, but he couldn't fetch it,

But, he couldn't fetch it, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He went and got gunpowder, he went and got gunpowder,

He went and got gunpowder, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He tied it to the clathesprop, he tied it to the clathesprop,

He tied it to the clathesprop, doin' the double-wrought.

 

He rammed it up the cundy, he rammed it up the cundy,

He rammed it up the cundy, doin' the double-wrought.

 

Oh, Geordy's found his penker, Geordy's found his penker,

Geordy's found his penker, doin' the double-wrought.

 

'Twas in his bloody pocket, 'twas in his bloody pocket,

'Twas in his bloody pocket, doin' the double-wrought.

 





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