Washday Song

Album: The Singing Postman (1967)

Songfacts®:

  • The lyrics of this Allan Smethurst composition can be found in the Keith Skipper biography of The Singing Postman. The song begins "I once got married ter a nice young gal..." This is not so much nostalgia as wishful thinking and regret; Allan Smethurst never married, and his fame - during his lifetime - was transient. He spent the last twenty years of his life living in obscurity in a Salvation Army hostel, doubtless wishing he had "got married ter a nice young gal". >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Alexander Baron - London, England

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