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Dachshund

Dalmatian

Dandy Dinmont Terrier

Doberman Pinscher

Dogue de Bordeaux

English Cocker Spaniel

English Bulldog

English Setter

English Toy Spaniel

Flat Coated Retriever

Fox Terrier

French Bulldog

German Shepherd

German Shorthaired Pointer

German Wirehaired Pointer

Glen of Imaal Terrier

Golden Retriever

Great Dane

Great Pyrenees

Greyhound (My Sweet Baby)

Greyhound (Born to Run)

Greyhound (Miami)

Havanese

Ibizan Hound

Irish Terrier

Irish Setter

Irish Wolfhound

Italian Greyhound

Don't Badger Me (Dachshund)


I've got courage and strength

So don't badger me.

I've got stamina too

And dig good with my feet.

Well I used to hunt rabbits back in Germany.

I'm a good Dachshund

So don't badger me.


Well I'm streamlined mama,

People look at me.

I've responsive and fun

And don't you know I'm so, so sweet.

Though I'm low to the ground and they call me a hound

I'm terrier down deep.

I'm a good Dachshund

So don't badger me.


Well I'm always willing to try

To please every girl and guy.

I have long fur, wired or smooth,

I come mini and standard too!


I'll follow you anywhere

Just as long as you lead.

I'll be your best friend

And warn you of your enemies.

I'm a dog of the earth, I'll go underground

If that is what you need.

I'm a great Dachshund

So don't badger me.


Nancy Simmonds

©l990

Soap Opry Music




(Dalmatian)   Fire in the Streets


There's a fire, I'm on my way

Smoke it risin' and the sky is grey

Follow me all the way through town

I'll get you there before the house burns down

Tell the horses they have to rally,

Ride along with the faithful dally -

Fire in the streets,

The Dalmatian can take the heat -


I like to ride beneath the carriage

Horses and me make the perfect marriage

If you can count to a hundred and one

Then together we can get the job done

I've got respect through history

I love to work and I've got the energy

Fire in the streets

The Dalmatian can take the heat -


I've seen the world, yea I get around

I work from sunrise to sundown

From Dalmatia to your home

I haven't changed a single bone


I've got the nature of a gentle dog

I can run through the snow or fog

I haven't told you the best part yet

I make the perfect family pet

I'm spotted from my head to my toes

And I am loved wherever I may go

Fire in the streets

The Dalmatian can take the heat


Nancy Simmonds

©1993 Soap Opry Music



(Doberman Pinscher)  Top Dog In the Neighborhood


Everybody's buzzin' in the neighborhood about the new kid on the block

Like some kind of aristocrat you can see it in his walk

All us dogs are street wise, that is understood

But when the Dobie came to town he was top dog in the neighborhood.


He's so sleek, he's so fine, stirrin' up a storm

All the girls go crazy cause he's clever and he's foreign

It seems he looks right through you, you'd better treat him good

Cause when the Dobie came to town he was top dog in the neighborhood


We don't like dogs messin' round, those nasty, nasty dogs -

The Doberman is gonna lay it down, lay down the law


Everybody's talkin' 'bout the midnight star, he shines above the rest

He's got a lot of love and soul, he always meets the test

They say he's got a sweet nature, he's gentle and he's good

The Doberman is top dog, top dog in the neighborhood -


You'd better get along now -



Nancy Simmonds

©1990 Soap Opry Music


Dandy Dinmont Terrier


I come from the upland hills

And I roam the countryside

A big little dog with might will

A terrier with drive

I am a Dandy Dinmont

From fiction I’m derived

I’ve been watching oer these fields

Long before you were alive.


I hunt the hills of Scotland

And I work beside my clan

I go to earth and rid the badger

From my farmer’s land

I am a Dandy Dinmont

So alert I stand

Fearless and faithful

With the eyes of a noble man


          Grey mist for my body

          Lichen for my hair

          Juniper stumps for my legs

          And a bramble nose I wear


I come from old country

Yes it’s deep in my soul

Around the world I am loved

And fit into ay home

Like pepper I am spicy

Like mustard I am bold

I am the Dandy Dinmont

Terrier to the bone


I am the Dandy Dinmont

Terrier to the bone


©February 2020

Nancy Simmonds

Caitlin Hanford harmony vocal


Dogue de Bordeaux



I am the Dogue de Bordeaux, I'd like you to know

The story behind my history

In the south of France, the land of romance,

I  have lived for over six centuries

Back in the French Revolution

The Castles were mine to defend

The elite faced their execution

And we also went down with our friends -

Oh, la vie en rose

I am the Doque de Bordeaux


I'm a dog of war, I hunt bear and boar

Chase jaguars and herd cattle home

Courageous and strong, yet underneath calm

I'm Mastiff deep to the bone

My wrinkled coat shines like copper -

My pink nose senses my prey

These light eyes they twinkle like amber

And my big head takes your breath away -

Oh, la vie en rose

I am the Dogue de Bordeaux



Now back to my size, it's hard to deny

My powerful body is awesome

Remember the pooch in Turner and Hooch?

A Bordeauxdog most handsome

My presence is hard to ignore

So you'll never fear the dark

Okay, I might drool and I snore

But I'm just a softy at heart -

Oh, la vie en rose

I am the Dogue de Bordeaux

Oh, la vie en rose

I am the Dogue de Bordeaux


Nancy Simmonds

©July 2013 Soap Opry Music





(English Cocker Spaniel)   My English Gal


She gives me kisses, my little Spaniel

Cleans all my dishes and wags her tail yea,

She's my English gal,

My Cocker Spaniel


Take her to the field and watch her go now

Take her to the pool and watch her float, yea

She's my English gal

My Cocker Spaniel


She likes to ride around in my car

She never wanders off too far

She understands my every word

I'm gonna love her like nobody's loved her


She'll chase the wood cock and the pheasant

She's aristocratic, she's no peasant

She's my English gal

My Cocker Spaniel


Look at those brown eyes and that wet nose

A coat of feathers she just loves to show

My English gal

My Cocker Spaniel


She likes to ride around in my car

Wearin' sun glasses she's a star

She understands my every word

I'm gonna love her like nobody's loved her


She loves to run and she loves to spring

She gives her people everything

That's my English gal

My Cocker Spaniel


She gives me kisses, my little Spaniel

Cleans all my dishes and wags her tail, yea

She's my English gal,

My Cocker Spaniel


Nancy Simmonds

© 1990 Soap Opry Music



(English Bulldog)    Bully Bully



Im the local bully, bully bully for me

I'm so British I take crumpets and tea

If you want a bull to bait, I'm your mate

Bully bully


I'm the founding stock of Mastiff and Boxer

The French Bulldog, the Boston and Bull Terrier

I can prove I'm tough, I've got the right stuff

Bully bully


You'd better clear the track and fly the Union Jack

Cause everywhere I go, people wanna know "who's that bloke?"


I'm the local bully, but I'm really quite sweet

I'd rather be a lover than chase bulls through the streets

Who can resist a dog truly blessed

Bully bully


You'd better clear the track and fly the Union Jack, Jack

Cause everywhere I go people wanna know "who's that bloke?"


I'm the local bully, bully bully for me

I'm so British I take crumpets and tea

If you want a bull to bait, I'm your mate

I can prove I'm tough - I've got the right stuff


Nancy Simmonds

© 1994 Soap Opry Music




(English Setter)  Morning Fog


If you need a dog to find the trail

For a little foot hunting when you search for quail

I'm a quiet worker and I'm quick and my feet

I'm an English Setter and I"m downright sweet


I learned my trade from my roots in Britain,

My instincts brewed in the filelds of England

The sight of a bird and my mind is butter

My body's still but my heart's aflutter


Let's go walking in the morning fog

You can be my person and I'll be your dog

Together,

Forever



My beautiful eyes are hazel tinged

Ears, legs, underside heavily fringed

Now I don't mean to stand up and blow my own horn

But I'm totally gorgeous, that's just how I'm born


I'm easy to be with, easy to please

I just love my children and family

Whatever you need from the field to the show

I'm an English Setter - a mild mannered soul


Let's go walking in the morning fog

You can be my person and I'll be your dog

Together,

Forever


I'm the first enlisted with the AKC

I've been around for centuries

I'm a great companion and my blood runs deep

I'm an English Setter and I'm downright sweet


Let's go walking in the morning fog

Be my person and I'll be your dog -

Together

Forever


Nancy Simmonds

© 2009 Soap Opry Music



English Toy Spaniel



All bow down, the spaniel wears the crown

England's joy, King Charles' little toy


We flow through the halls of history

Small, square, so petite

The biggest star of any crowd

Drifting by like royal clouds

A dash of Pekingese  and Chin,

The far east glows deep within -

The treasured gift of kings and queens

We warmed their hearts and filled their dreams


All bow down - the spaniel wears the crown

England's joy - and Blenheim's little toy


The gents called us ambassadors

To ladies we were comforters

Well behaved, affectionate

The perfect dog for any lap

So beautiful the people  stare

Our pushed in noses claimed the air

God bless Mary Queen of Scots

We sat for portraits with her tots


All bow down - the spaniel wears the crown

England's joy - Princes Charles little toy


Once we were hunters of the ground

Over the earth, all around

But now I choose your company -

In the lap of luxury -


When I run to greet the door

Or make my entrance cross the floor

Just picture me as royalty

So wise and full of mystery

My feathered ears will make you sigh

My high domed head and big dark eyes

Loyalty I give to you

My heart will always be true blue


All bow down - the spaniel wears the crown

England's joy - that Ruby little toy

All bow down - the spaniel wears the crown

England's joy - the perfect little toy


Nancy Simmonds

©March 2013 Soap Opry Music





Flat Coated Retriever


Tails will be wagging at St. John's Pub

Flat Coated Retrievers Are meeting with their club

We'll sing about the old boys here in Newfoundland

And all the dangers crossing oer the seas to old England


We're Proper Retrievers, we are blessed

Standing so beautiful above the rest

We're Flat Coated Retrievers with hearts so true

Hot diggity dog diggity we love you


Gamekeepers loved us as did the fishermen

We could swim and we could track across the marshy land

Flushing out the pheasants or the waterfowl

And nary would a one of us have tossed in the towel


Golden Retrievers, Labradors too

Our spirit lives deep inside you

We're Flat Coated Retrievers with hearts so true

Hot diggity dog diggity we love you


Beauty and brains, courage and heart

These are the traits that carried us so far

Family companions, loyal and kind

Always so proud to stand at your side


We hail from the Newfie, Irish Setter too

Throw a little Sheepdog in the stew

We're Flat Coated Retrievers, with hearts so true

Hot diggity dog diggity we love you

Deep with emotion, true to our breed

Our history's written on the seas

We're flat Coated Retrievers with hearts so true

Hot diggity dog diggity we love you


Nancy Simmonds

© 2010 Soap Opry Music



Foxy Terrier


There she goes, her tail held high

She scans the world with her x-ray eyes

She's on the prowl, her mind is aburnin'

She wants to get down on some nasty vermin


Foxy Terrier, I love her so

The way she dances so fast on her toes

Foxy Terrier, I'm caught in her groove

I love her wired, I love her when she's smooth


She always runs, she can't seem to walk

Standing straight legged she's solid as a rock

She turns the eye of fine connoiseurs

Once you fall in love well there aint no cure


Fox Terrier, I love her so

The way she dances so fast on her toes

Foxy Terrier, I'm caught in her groove

I love her wired, I love her when she's smooth


There she goes, little miss flirt,

Runnin' round and diggin' up dirt

Heads turn when she walk away

Dogs line up and she leads them astray


There's only one dog in my heart

I fell in love right from the start

I never knew what I missed 'til I saw

This crazy world through the eyes of my dog


Foxy Terrier, I love her so

The way she dances so fast on her toes

Foxy Terrier, I'm caught in her groove

I love her wired, I love her when she smooth


Nancy Simmonds

© 1990 Soap Opry Music



The French Bulldog Song


I am the French Bulldog, a little Sherman Tank,

If dogs were in the army, I'd hold the highest rank.

My legs are short and curvy, but hey, they touch the ground,

You'll always know I'm coming through by my peculiar sound.

Okay, my face is pushed in, my bat ears are too large,

But if you look into my eyes you'll see that I'm all heart.

I am the little Frenchie, oh watch me spin around,

Now is there any question I'm the cutest dog in town.

Allons chiens de la patrie,

Le jour de "bark" est arrivee.


I am the little froggy, I come from Paris, France,

That is where I learned to dos-a-dos my joyful dance.

I became so popular along the boulevard

Every politician vowed a Frenchie in each yard.

My cousins live in England, some went to Canada,

They say that I am deeply loved in America.

Oh I'm the famous Frenchie, the talk of every crowd,

I will stand en guarde for you cause overall I'm proud.

Allons chien de la patrie,

Le jour do "bark" est arrivee.


I am the French Bulldog, Le Bouldog Francais,

If you give me half a chance I'll teach you how to play.

Yes, I'm a little toughie - just look how I am built,

I may be short in stature but I'm really big in will.

There's never been a puppy so soft and so round,

Hold one in your arms and he will kiss away your frown,

If you've ever doubted that you could love a frog,

I will steal your heart away I am the French Bulldog.

Allons chiens de la patrie,

Le jour de "bark" est arrivee.


Nancy Simmonds

©l989

Soap Opry Music




(German Shepherd)   I Stand On My Word


When I was young I rambled across the German fields

I watched the flocks unravel as I threatened at their heels

I was born of herding blood sworn to guard my land

All I ask is just a touch from my master's hand -

I stand on my word I am German Shepherd


When I was grown I traveled into the war torn world

I crossed into the battles, guns roared, flags unfurled

Canons crashed around me, I never lost control

And my courage never failed, I endlessly patrolled -

I stand on my word I am German Shepherd


I have the heart of a lion, I have the soul of a lamb

I am German Shepherd born to serve my man


Now I am seeing eyes for the weak of sight

I have a calculating mind to guide you through the night

Although I always guard my heart I give my love for life

All I ask is just the love in my master's eyes

I stand on my word I am German Shepherd



Nancy Simmonds

© 1994 Soap Opry Music




German Shorthaired Pointer Sisters


We're wild about your fragrance.

Falling to earth you were heaven sent.

You're playing' possum but we all agree

You look like one of the partridge family.

You see we're always on the prowl,

For some young buck or some cocky fowl-

We jump, we swim, hey we're twisters,

We're German Shorthaired Pointer Sisters.

Yeah, yeah!


There's never been a sport too rough,

We come from Deutchland, we are tough.

In track and field trials we are winners,

Retrieving ducks we're bitchin' swimmers.

Together we make harmony,

And we can charm the whole family.

We jump, we swim, hey we're twisters,

We're German Shorthaired Pointer Sisters.

Yeah, yeah!


Me and my sisters, we all agree now,

There's no cooler group than we.

In the water and in the bogs,

In the woods we are bird dogs.

Together we make harmony

And we can charm the whole family cause

We jump, we swim, hey we're twisters,

We're German Shorthaired Pointer Sisters.

Yeah, yeah!


Nancy Simmonds

©l989

Soap Opry Music




Please note:  German Wirehaired Pointer shares lyrics and music of this breed except for substituting German Shorthaired Pointer Sisters.


Glen of Imaal Terrier



From County Wicklow, Ireland

I am the one they call the "Glen"

Tough and rugged, that's my charm

An all round dog to work the farm

I hunt the otter, fox and mink

I always win by my instinct

A badger dare not even blink -

Without a sound, I hold my ground,

Pull them out where they dig down

Say when, say where

Say the word and I'll be there

I'm full of Irish character

I'm Glen of Imaal Terrier


My body's longer than it's tall

But I think I'm larger over all

Front legs bowed, back legs strong,

I'm powerful when called upon

I work the lowlands, guard the sheep,

I'm blue in colour or like wheat

I help my master cook the meat

Round and round, the spit turns round

I turn the style til the roast is brown'd

Say when, say where

Say the word and I'll be there

I'm full of Irish character

I'm Glen of Imaal Terrier



I'm known to have nerves of steel

But I can melt when children squeal

I'd rather tackle than than to tag

A car ride makes my tail to wag

But I was born to work the earth

Over hills, over turf,

Find the vermin, prove my worth -

Without a sound, I hold my ground,

Pull 'em out where they dig down

Say when, say where

Say the word and I'll be there

I'm full of Irish character

I'm Glen of Imaal Terrier


©Nancy Simmonds

Soap Opry Music



King Of Cool (Golden Retriever)


He's all wet, my dog loves to swim.

And no wave's too high to make that guy come in.

Day after day, he just wants to play -

That's the golden rule, king of cool.


When he grins that smile I know he wants to please.

It's the nature of the beast born to retrieve.

Wave after wave he surfs the time away -

That's the golden rule, king of cool.


Oh how I love my golden boy,

Brown eyed joy,

Watching him drift across the sea

He comes back to me.

And he will always care,

When I need a friend,

He'll be there,

That's the golden rule, king of cool.


When he runs to me he's beauty to behold.

How I love that dog, he's worth his weight in gold.

Night after night he's sleeping by my side -

That's the golden rule, king of cool.


Nancy Simmonds

©1989

Soap Opry Music




It's a Shame (If You've Never Met a Great Dane)


It's a shame, shame shame, if you've never met a Great Dane

It's a doggone shame cause you're missing the best

I'm a dog who defends when I choose you as my friend

And I stand above the rest


I come from Germany from the Mastiff family

I come from Germany but they call me a Dane

Well pretty aint enough, you gotta be tough

I'll tell you once again -


It's a dog's life working for my man day and night

It's a dog's life but you gotta treat your man right

Yes it's a shame, shame, shame if you've never met a Great Dane

It's a doggone shame cause the pleasure is mine

Tall and serene, the noblest you've seen with a heart true and kind


I run through the forest, run through the woods,

Chasing the wild boar down

I stand on my land, I stand by my man

I would never let you down, no no

It's a shame, shame, shame if you've never met a Great Dane

It's a doggone shame cause you're missing the best

I'm a dog who defends when I choose you as my friend

With a heart true and kind


It's a dog's life workin' for my man day and night

It's a dog's life but you gotta treat your man right


It's a shame, shame, shame if you've never met a Great Dane

It's a doggone shame cause the pleasure is mine

Tall and serene, the noblest you've seen

With a heart true and kind


Nancy Simmonds

©1993 Soap Opry Music


Great Pyrenees


I'll keep watch over you

I'll guard the children too

I have a place in the hearts of men

And my will is true


From the French royalty

To shepherds who watch over sheep

Beside man and king, I give everything

I'm a Great Pyrenees


I will keep you safe from harm

On the coldest night I'll keep you warm

Mountain high, valley low,

I'll stand by you wherever you go


I'm just as strong as sweet

There's no love as deep

From Versailles to Marseilles, I'll keep danger at bay

I'm a Great Pyrenees


I'll keep watch over you

Ill guard the children too

Companion and friend

Within hearts of men

And my will is true


I'll rescue those in need

I pull my weight so easy

I will rule the ranch, I'm the white avalanche

A Great Pyrenees


Chorus


Nancy Simmonds/David Bradstreet

© 2009 Soap Opry Music




My Sweet Baby Greyhound


It's rumored that her family tree is from the ruling class

She's pure aristocracy loved by the top brass

They say she is aloof but she can slay you with her smile

I say she is a goof from the valley of the Nile

Across the sands of Egypt she traveled through the world

She's got a reputation, hey the Greyhound's a parti girl


Take her to the track now, run rabbit, run

She's faster than the wind and she's hotter than the sun

When she isn't running she doesn't care

You will find her upsidedown in your biggest softest chair

She is all I need, she's elegance and style

She can lean on, she's my looney toon, my princess of the Nile


I'm so glad she found me - I've searched around the world

She will never let me down, she will never run around

She's my sweet baby Greyhound


ah - ooooooo sweet baby Greyhound


Nancy Simmonds

© 1990 Soap Opry Music



Born To Run - Greyhound


I come to you through history

Like sands through time

I've walked beside royalty

And brilliant minds

If you could live in my heart

And see through my eyes

You could learn to catch the wind

You could learn to fly

Don't hold me down

I'm the Greyhound

I'm the fastest one I was

Born to run


I am driven by the prey

That makes me take to flight

The blood flows through my brain

And the chase fills my sight

Thunder roars deep inside

Lightning strikes my feet

My body reaches for the sky

I live to feel the heat

Don't hold me down

I'm the Greyhound

I'm the fastest one I was

Born to run


feel my heart beating strong

boom boom boom

feel my spirit living on

zoom zoom zoom


Yes I have lived for centuries

I heard the heavens sing

I've crossed the world and all the seas

And this is what I bring

I give to you this heart of gold

I give my trust and faith

I give to you my gentle soul

And all that's true and brave

Don't hold me down

I'm the Greyhound

I'm the fastest one I was

Born to run


I race across any course

Because I'm built for speed

I gallop with a mighty force

I surpass any breed

Yes I have lived through history

I am a hound of sight

But all I long to see is you,

And gaze in your eyes. 

Don't hold me down

I'm the Greyhound

I'm the fastest one I was

Born to run


feel my heart beating strong

boom boom boom

feel my spirit living on

zoom zoom zoom


Nancy Simmonds

© 2012 Soap Opry Music



Track Greyhound


Once the lights shone so bright and the crowd cheered her on.

She always held the lead until she knew the race was won

She was queen of the track, the fastest dog, with wings on her feet

They never had to urge her on she was born to the breed

And they called her Miami because she was a star

She always gave her everything she ran with soul and heart -


One day she fell behind, they took her from the track

They bred her to the faster dog and they took her babies back.

Some how along the way she wound up in the pound

I saw her in a corner with her pretty head hanging down.

Oh Miami, Miami, the lights shine no more

Oh Miami, Miami, standing at heaven's door.


Can't you see how she broke my heart, standing all alone?

I paid her price for freedom and I took Miami home.

Now she' strong, now she' proud, running in the sand

How could a dog so gentle be abused by fellow man?

Oh Miami, Miami, I'll never let you down

Oh Miami, Miami, retired track Greyhound.


©Nancy Simmonds Soap Opry Music

Musical Tails 3rd Litter

The Havanese


My roots are in Havana tho I come from old Espana

I sailed from Tenerife to grace the Cuban streets

I charmed them with my vision and gentle disposition

Cuz I always aim to please, I am the Havanese


Oh los perritos

My fluffy little ninos

My favorite banditos

The Cuban Havanese


My wavy coat with feathers can take the hottest weather

This lovely pearly sheen comes from the Bichon family

The children's dearest friend, I can even herd the hens

And not a soul will sneeze around the Cuban Havanese


Oh los perritos

My fluffy little ninos

My favorite banditos

The Cuban Havanese


In the era of romance I entertained and I danced

Like there was no manana in colonial Havana

But soon the curtain fell, the revolution broke the spell

We fled into the Keys - just a few Havanese


Oh los perritos

My fluffy little ninos

My favorite banditos

The Cuban Havanese


In Florida by chance we were eleven immigrants

We joined in unity to save our history

The Spanish Silk Poodle now a Yankee Doodle

I am my country's breed, the Cuban Havanese.


Oh los perritos

My fluffy little ninos

My favorite banditos

The Cuban Havanese



Nancy Simmonds

©2009 Soap Opry Music



(Ibizan Hound)  Run With Me


From Egypy to Ibizan shores

There came a dog of kings

They crossed the land, flew oer the sand

As if their feet had wings

And reaching to the eastern sky

They scanned with amber eyes, singing

Run with me, run with me

And we can fly -


Inside the ancient royal tombs

They made their final bed

Eternally, for always

The watchdog of the dead

And looking to the morning sun

They guard the lives of everyone, singing

Run with me, run with me

And we can fly


The mysteries of Egypt

Are deep inside their souls

The hounds of Ibiza

Guard secrets yet untold

Singing run with me, run with me

And catch the stars that fall

Come with me, come with me

And hear the winds that call -


The power of a hunter

Rests in their graceful frame

A long distance runner

Who's driven by the game

Leaping up into the air

They grab the moon and hold it there, singing

Run with me, run with me

And we can fly

Come with me, come with me

Across the eastern skies -

Oh run with me, run with me

And we can fly -


Nancy Simmonds

©2009 Soap Opry Music



Irish Terrier  (Earli In the Mornin’)


When morning comes to Dublin town, rabbits and badgers go underground

I'm off to the hunt like Attila the Hound earli in the morning

Rats and squirrels you'd better pray, fox and otters I'm not here to play

My name is Mick stay outta my way earli in the morning


Aye sir I'm the messenger sent here by the army

I've crossed the lines a thousand times, danger could not harm me

I stand on guard, I work alone, Irish as The Blarney Stone

I am the Irish Terrier earli in the morning.


Jiggidy jig I'm light on my feet, tough as nails and sugar sweet

I give everybody the third degree earli in the morning

I swim in water, I frolic on land, I win the hearts of child and man

All in all I'm a hooligan earli in the morning.


Aye sir I'm the messenger sent here by the army

I've crossed the lines a thousand times danger could not harm me

I stand on guard, I work alone, Irish as The Blarney Stone

I am the Irish Terrier earli in the morning.


Aye sir I'm the messenger sent here by the army

Crossed the lines a thousand times, danger could not harm me

Stand on guard, I work alone, Irish as The Blarney Stone

I am the Irish Terrier, earli in the morning.


Nancy Simmonds/Colleen Peterson

Soap Opry Music/Swofford Music

©l994 SOCAN



Irish Setter


When Irish mist lays cool in the morning

I'll be gone, fields astorming

Follow the quail across the stream

Wings in flight in all I dream

I thunder like the rain

With speed of light I cross terrain

I run like the wind, I fly like the breeze

Son of a gun, point and freeze


Such is the life of the Irish Setter

Taking flight with birds of a feather

Sweep the earth from left to right

Circle back and close in tight

I soar above them all

I stand so tall and proud

I run like the wind, I  fly like the breeze,

Son of a gun, point and freeze.


I give to you my heart to keep

I'll make you laugh or sigh so deep

My coat of silk, my noble head

I'll make you proud to love big red.

I stand so strong and tall

Most beautiful of all

I run like the wind, I fly like the breeze,

Son of a gun, point and freeze,

I run like the wind, I fly like the breeze,

Son of a gun, point and freeze.


©Nancy Simmonds

Musical Tails 3rd Litter


(Irish Wolfhound)   Who's That Dog?


Who's that dog, what's his name

I heard he's Irish and wolf is his game

All the girls think he's so wow

They want to know what's behind his shaggy brow

He's so fine, they say, he's so sweet

Those Irish eyes will make you weep

Who's that dog, what's his game,

I heard he's Irish and wolf is his game


He's the talk of the neighborhood

Cause when he moves by he looks so good

He don't talk much but when he does

The boys fall back and the girls fall in love

He's so kind they say, he's so sweet,

Those Irish eyes will make you weep

Who's that dog, what's his name

I heard he's Irish and wolf is his game


He runs with the kings, proudly he sings, beautiful sighthound

Standing so tall he rules them all, beautiful sighthound


He lays at home late at night

Dreaming by the hearth in the fire light'

I believe he's the gentlest of breeds

They say a loving dog makes a good heart weak

He's so kind, they say, he's so sweet

Those Irish eyes will make you weep

Who's that dog, what's his name

I heard he's Irish and wolf is his game


Nancy Simmonds

©1990 Soap Opry Music



(Italian Greyhound)   I Love Your Sweet Disposition


People stop and ask your name

They want to know from where you came

I tell them this dog is history

You'll never find another so complete

I love your sweet, sweet, sweet, sweet disposition

All of your eight pounds, Italian Greyhound

Sweet disposition


I've never seen a prettier face

Your love of luxury shows good taste

Do you remember the glory days

When all of Roma whispered your name

I love your sweet, sweet, sweet, sweet disposition

All of your eight pounds, Italian Greyhound

Sweet disposition


From the Mediterranean Sea

To the streets of New York City

People always stop and stare -

You've got the look, you've got the flair


When you stare into the world

Do you dream of kings or do you dream of squirrels

It doesn't matter to me what you do

I'll always love your every move


I love your sweet, sweet, sweet, sweet disposition

All of your eight pounds, Italian Greyhound

Sweet disposition


Nancy Simmonds

© 1996 Soap Opry Music



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