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 Ed Pickford © prs

When royalty comes to town – nobody wears a frown

On the street like sheep will bleat – loyal citizens of the crown

Trill, Bill & coo like budgies will do – town is infested with red, white & blue

Dogs get arrested for trying to poo – when royalty comes to town.


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When royalty comes to town – when royalty comes to town

We stand in the rain & never complain when royalty comes to town

We may be starving & unemployed but give us a flag and we’re overjoyed

God knows why and Sigmund Freud –when royalty comes to town

God knows why we’re overjoyed


I’m part of the cheering class - waving away en masse

Bursting with pride as any bride - as I watch the royals pass

They have the knack of unveiling a plaque – with nobs at the front and the plebs at the back

Nobs give al grunt and the plebs give a quack – when royalty comes to town


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Well fiddle-dee-di-dah -dee-dee – life of the pleb for me

Stand in the rain and never complain – I love my royalty

They cut a ribbon with grace & aplomb - I grin like a gibbon as part of the throng

Who cares what it costs though it costs us a bomb – when royalty comes to town


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When Royalty Comes to Town