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THE BALLAD OF BILLY BREMNER

(Ronnie Hilton 1971)

Bil-ly Bremner (5 claps)
(repeated 5 times)

There's a tale I'm goin' to tell you
All about a brave young man
Who was born and born in Scotland
That's where history began

He once cheered the Glasgow Celtic
Just the soon as he could talk
And he'd kick a paper football
Just the soon as he could walk

And his name is Billy Bremner
We will never forget his deeds
He was made to play for Scotland
Now he captains United of Leeds

So he came to Leeds United
And they made Don Revie the boss
All the Elland Road fans were excited
and our gain was Celtic's loss

Many giants have tried to slay him
When he fights for every ball
But he knows the famous saying
When they're big the harder they fall

And his name is Billy Bremner
We will never forget his deeds
He was made to play for Scotland
Now he captains United of Leeds

When they talk of Mathews and Pele
Of Laughton and Finney and James
Like a whiskey in your belly
He will glow amongst those names

He will lead our lads to glory
He will lead our lads to fame
When they sing Uniteds story
You will always hear the name

And his name is Billy Bremner
We will never forget his deeds
He was made to play for Scotland
Now he captains United of Leeds

And his name is Billy Bremner
We will never forget his deeds
He was made to play for Scotland
Now he captains United of Leeds

(9 claps) Bremner
(repeated to fade)