Fish & Chips

Words & Music:



Here is a solo version and a three-part round version of this song, so you can get the tune and round bits.


Fish and chips and vinegar, vinegar, vinegar.

Fish and chips and vinegar,

Pepper, pepper, pepper, salt.


*One bottle pop, two bottle pop,

Three bottle pop, four bottle pop,

Five bottle pop, six bottle pop,

Seven bottle pop, pop!


Don't throw your muck [alt: "junk"] in my backyard,

My backyard, my backyard!

Don't throw your muck  [alt: "junk"] in my backyard!

My backyard's full.


* subsequent parts enter here



VERSE 1:  Pretend you are shaking salt and pepper shakers in front of you, on time to the music.

VERSE 2:  Do the following rhythm in time to the "three-beat"

            beat 1:  slap both palms on your thighs

            beat 2:  clap your hands together

            beat 3:   snap your fingers

VERSE 3:  In time to the music, pretend you are throwing shovelfuls of "muck" over each shoulder


Correspondent Marylee Armour learned it as "One Bottle Of Pop" and the song started with this verse:


One bottle of pop, two bottle of pop, three bottle of pop

four bottle of pop, five bottle of pop, six bottle of pop, seven, seven bottle of pop.


Then, went to "Fish & Chips" and "Don't throw your junk..."

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