Soul Cake

Album: If on a Winter's Night... (2009)
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  • A soul cake, a soul cake,
    Please, good missus, a soul cake,
    An apple, a pear, a plum or a cherry,
    Any good thing to make us all merry.

    A soul cake, a soul cake,
    Please, good missus, a soul cake,
    One for Peter, two for Paul,
    And three for Him that made us all.

    God bless the master of this house
    And the mistress also,
    And all the little children
    That round your table grow,

    The cattle in your stable,
    The dogs at your front door,
    And all that dwell within your gates
    We'll wish you ten times more.
    A soul cake, a soul cake:

    Go down into the cellar
    And see what you can find,

    If the barrels are not empty
    We'll hope that you'll be kind,

    We'll hope that you'll be kind
    With your apple and your pear,
    And we'll come no more a-soulin'
    Till Christmas time next year.
    A soul cake, a soul cake:

    The streets are very dirty,
    Me shoes are very thin,
    I have a little pocket
    To put a penny in,

    If you haven't got a penny
    A ha'penny will do,

    If you haven't got a ha'penny
    God bless you.
    A soul cake, a soul cake Writer/s: ELENA MEZZETTI, NOEL PAUL STOOKEY, TRACEY BATTEAST, TRACY BATTEAST
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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