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[To answer many queries ... "Baht'at" translates as "Without a Hat"]
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Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee, 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee? 
Wheear 'as ta bin sin ah saw thee? 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?! 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at?!
Tha's been a cooartin' Mary Jane 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Tha's been a cooartin' Mary Jane 
Tha's been a cooartin' Mary Jane 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Tha's bahn t'catch thi deeath o'cowd 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Tha's bahn t'catch thi deeath o'cowd 
Tha's bahn t'catch thi deeath o'cowd 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
Then we shall ha' to bury thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then t'worms 'll cum and eat thee oop 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then t'worms 'll cum and eat thee oop 
Then t'worms 'll cum and eat thee oop 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then ducks 'll cum and eat oop t'worms 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then ducks 'll cum and eat oop t'worms 
Then ducks 'll cum and eat oop t'worms 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall go an' ate oop ducks 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall go an' ate oop ducks 
Then we shall go an' ate oop ducks 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
Then we shall all 'ave etten thee 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
[The last verse was added some time later to the original.]
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
That's wheer we get us oahn back 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at 
On Ilkla Moor baht 'at
Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 July 2010 09:44