LUCY WAS A PRETTY GIRL
Sung by: Joe Pat

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(Dr. Wolf: “Can you do any tunes other . . . Joe, that you sing along with like that one that you did a few minutes ago?”
??: “Joe . . . used to blow . . . behind . . .” [Most of this man’s speech is inaudible.]
Dr. Wolf: “Play another song, Joe, that you sing, like you did on that sheep song.”)

Oh, Lucy was a pretty girl,
I loved her all my life.
When I expect to marry,
Lucy be my wife.

Oh, Miss Lucy, wait ‘til a better day.
Lucy was a pretty girl,
I loved you all my life.
When I expect to marry,
Lucy be my wife.

(Dr. Wolf: “What do you call that, Joe?”
Mr. Pat: “’Lucy Was a Pretty Girl, I Loved Her All My Life.’”
Dr. Wolf: “Was that one your dad sang?”
Mr. Pat: “Yes.”
Dr. Wolf: “He used to sing that, did he?”
Mr. Pat: “Yes.”
Dr. Wolf: “I really like that.")

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