LET'S HAVE A RIDE ON YOUR BICYCLE
Max Miller - 1953
When I was a lad, I was bicycle mad
I'd ride in-between motor cars
And make no mistake, I could put on the brake
Without touching my handlebars
Now, I finished with bikin', went hikin' instead
To a girl on a bike in the country I said
Let's have a ride on your bicycle
Let's have a ride on your bike
She put her bicycle under a tree
I think that girl took a fancy to me
She said to me, as we both sat down
"Tell me, what would you like"
I said, "My dear, if there's nobody near
Let's have a ride on your bike"
(Let's have a ride on your bicycle)
(Let's have a ride on your bike)
After the ride I began to perspire
It wasn't the ride, I'd been pumping her tyre
I said to her as she rode away
"Come back whenever you like
Don't tell your husband when you get home
I had a ride on your bike"
Now old farmer Green, he's a good old has-been
Of children, he must have a score
Of wives he's had three, "Now we're parted", said he
But he still keeps the wolf from the door
"You've got all those kids", I said, "I can't get one"
Then he whispered to me when I ,"How's it done?"
He told me he'd got a bicycle
He gets around on his bike
He gets up at six when he hears the alarm
And sfter he's milked all the cows on the farm
He goes for a ride on his bicycle
To know where he goes I would like
Today he rode by, I shouted, "Hi! Hi!"
"Let's have a ride on your bike"
(Transcribed by Mel Priddle - December 2018)