Sing a song of six-pence for your sake,
And take a bottle full of rye,
Four and twenty blackbirds in a cake,
And bake them all in a pie,

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Perhaps using one of the nursery rhymes he used to sing his daughter before she became so spoilt, the father makes ‘Sing A Song Of Sixpence’ sound less innocent by substituting the pocket full of rye for a bottle full of beer.

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