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Bill Shankly’s Pride (mary’s boy child) remix

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Long time ago in Liverpool
Christmas 1959,
Our dear saviour Bill shankly
Came down to Merseyside

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Hark, now hear the Kopites sing,
A new team born that day,
And Reds will live forevermore,
Because of Bill Shankly
Anfield bound forever be
Read what our banners say,
That LIVERPOOL are evermore,
Because of Bill Shankly

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 The pilgrims soon came to Anfield
To hail their bright new shining stars,
And you could hear The Kop choir sing,
The music seemed to come from afar,

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Hark now hear the angels sing,
A new team born that day,
And Reds will live forevermore,
Because of Bill Shankly
Anfield bound forever be
Read what our banners say,
That LIVERPOOL are evermore,
Because of Bill Shankly

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Now, William and his wife Nessie
Came to Liverpool that night,
The Anfield trophy room was bare
Not a single cup was in sight

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Hark, now hear the Kopites sing,
A new team born that day,
And Reds will live forevermore,
Because of Bill Shankly
Anfield bound forever be
Read what our banners say,
That LIVERPOOL are evermore,
Because of Bill Shankly

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 By and by, he built the teams,
Bought us greats like Ian St John
And in a ground all full of stars
They proudly pulled their red shirts on

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Hark, now hear the Kopites sing,
A new team born that day,
Now Reds will live forevermore,
Because of Bill Shankly
Anfield bound forever be
Read what our banners say,
That LIVERPOOL are evermore,
Because of Bill Shankly

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Hark, now hear the Kopites sing,
A new team born that day,
Now Reds will live forevermore,
Because of Bill Shankly
Anfield bound forever be
Read what our banners say,
That LIVERPOOL are evermore,
Because of Bill Shankly.

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 (c) tobyjones 1 January 2004

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(c) tobyjones 1 January 2004

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/bill-shanklys-pride-marys-boy-child-remix/