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Kelly's Wellie's

When I was a young un', I knew a lad from Ballybunion
He hadn't got a single penny to his name, you might say
He had a raggedy coat, and like two rubber boats
He kept his wellington boots on from December to May

Chorus:
It was Kevin Kelly, with his chopped off wellies
In the middle of the summer time he was looking fine!
His pants had holes in the knees but he was proud as you please
With his ol' wellies he keep strolling along

As we got older and slyer and bolder and the girls we had our eyes on they got older as well
With paint on their faces (with paint on their faces) and curves in nice places (curves in nice places! )
We were dressed to impress them and we thought we were swell!
Well our duds were in fashion (duds were in fashion! ) to kindle their passion (kindle their passion! )
But there was Kevin on the dance floor looking anything but neat
He was tryin' to flirt (he was tryin' to flirt) in his hand-me-down shirt, (in his hand-me-down shirt! ) with the same ol' wellies on his two big feet!

It was Kevin Kelly, with his chopped off wellies
In the middle of the summer time he was looking fine!
His pants had holes in the knees but he was proud as you please
With his ol' wellies he keep strolling along

Well we teased him and we mocked him, but sure that never shocked him, he painted on some laces and cut them down to look like shoes.
He was poor but he had style, he made everybody smile
He wore his ol' wellies!
He wore his ol' wellies!
He wore his ol' wellies!
Like he'd nothin' to lose!

The next time we found him, (next time we found him) well the girls were all around him (Girls were all around him)
He was busting the moves, he was happy as can be
One of the girls came near, (One of the girls came near) and whispered in my ear...
"Only boys who wear their wellies have a chance wit' me."

It was Kevin Kelly, with his chopped off wellies
In the middle of the summer time he was looking fine! (He was looking fine! )
His pants had holes in the knees but he was proud as you please
With his ol' wellies he keep strolling along

 
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