It could well have been the first one, my problem being I was more like the railway porter
in the second song. Welsh being her prefered language when speaking to family and friends
and the language she sang the song in.
--- On Tue, 30/10/12, Dai & Angela Bevan <daibevan(a)clara.co.uk> wrote:
As always, Gareth, Google will help you. I don't think the verse originated there.
On 29/10/2012 10:19, Gareth Morgan wrote:
My gran and her sister were talking and the subject of the village pump came up. They both
started talking about a song called the village pump, how they used to gather around the
pump and sing it in Blaenrhondda or Llangynwyd. As their ancestors came from LLANYBYDDER,
I wonder if the song originated there. For the life of me I can't remember how it went
just the words, the village pump, pump, pump. Their grandfather used to make up a medicine
for horses that was said to cure most things, with the water from the pump in Blaenrhondda
having special medicinal qualities