From the album Cricket songs

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IT'S SIMPLY CRICKET


1. A LONG TIME AGO , IN A SLEEPY TOWN IN ENGLAND

PEOPLE GOT TIRED OF STARING AT THE CEILING

THEY CARVED A BAT , FROM THE OLD WEEPING WILLOW

THEN MADE A BALL , FROM A PIECE OF ROLLED UP LINEN


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IT'S SIMPLY CRICKET , HOW ELSE DO YOU DESCRIBE IT?

IT'S SIMPLY CRICKET , HOW ELSE DO YOU DEFINE IT?

YOU NEED A FIELD , TWO BATS , A BALL AND WICKETS

MAKE UP TWO TEAMS , AND GO AHEAD AND PLAY IT


2.AND SO IT SPREAD AROUND THE BRITISH NATION

HITTING THE BALL , HELPED GET RID OF FRUSTRATIONS

FOR THE SAILORS , TRAVELLING TO FAR LANDS

PLAYING ON THE DECK , HELPED GET RID OF THE BOREDOM


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3. HOW FAST IT SPREAD , WELL THAT WAS REALLY CRAZY

AROUND THE WORLD , WAS SOMETHING QUITE AMAZING

TO THE CARIBBEAN AND DOWN TO AUSTRALASIA

TO AFRICA AND THE SUBCONTINENT OF ASIA


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