This song is sung to tune to She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain.

Notes

*"Mince and Tatties" is a popular Scottish dish made from minced beef and mashed potatoes.

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The site Scottish Poetry Selection wrote the following about the song, "Ye Canny Shove Yer Granny":

"The author of this short poem is unknown but he/she certainly struck a chord with many people, especially in Glasgow. 'Granny' has of course a special place in the structure of families, whether she's 'yer mammy's mammy' or 'yer daddy's mammy'!"

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Alexander McFarlane sent the following version of this song from Glasgow:

Oh yae canny shove yir Granny aff a bus
Oh yae canny shove yir Granny aff a bus
Oh yae canny shove yir Granny
Fur she's yir Mammy's Mammy
Oh yae canny shove yir Granny aff a bus
Singing a wull if you wull so wull a
Singing a wull if you wull so wull a
A wull if you wull a wull if you wull
A will if you wull so wull a....!

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Thanks to Alexander McFarlane for sending a 2nd version of this song!

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