Proud to be, Wednesbury
An anthem for Wednesbury collectively written by local poets and performed by Brendan Hawthorne. For credits, and to read the lyrics:
Did you grow up rahnd ere pal
By Matt Humphries
Did you grow up rahnd ere pal Iʼm looking fer this plerce I fink itʼs called The Golden Cross, friendly pub so they say Gorra darts team in the Sunday league, Iʼve erd its oni two quid a pint That yow can get overtime Drink long intae the night Iʼve erd the locals bin friendly So long as they knows ya That the music is great Thereʼs a motorcycle club That weeds the idiots out Erd itʼs pretty popular With the good folk On this town I wanna try it out Con yow show me where it is Then I got there And the beer was as flat As a shrove Tuesday poncerk a chap on the mic Was Singing bing crosby There woz three lads scraping A wench being sick A young couple smooching An old bloke with a shot Glasses woz everywhere And the bogs - worra stink I felt a bit queasy As I took a swig On me drink But yow know wot Yeah yer know wot? I woz med to feel welcome Soon got chatting To passers by and the regulars I threw a few arrows Won a tenna at pool Had a good chuckle While we all played the fool Last orders arrived I toddled off on me way Promising mesen Iʼd come on another day The Olde Golden Cross Sitting in the shadow of the clock where people drink to remember when they all ad jobs Thereʼs the usual characters Though never run on the mill Like a secon ond shappe Lots a goodies up fer barter, Counterfeit sweatshirts From Armani and Lacoste Yow can buy wot yer want No questions asked In the friendly surroundings Of a local land mark Itʼs the folk that mek it This town centre boozer Salt on the earth But capable of murder Passing the time With a cheese bap and a pint Itʼs plerces like the cross That tek yer back to yer yewth When yow day av a care And beer tasted so good Tho we all av to grow Navigate lifeʼs path Itʼs nice to have a pit stop To ferget about the werld With all the problems it has Quietly reflect With Black Sabbath battering yer bonce
by Sandra Browns
The postcode WS10 is the town of Wednesbury By Exiting junction 9 you'll find it real easy Just Down the road book the latest tribute band at the town hall A casual Night out? head to the Mecca or the Wetherspoons and await the call If its Exercise you crave we have a brand new gym Can Stroll along the canal or pop to the market for your bargains By Bus or tram you can travel to Wton, Bham and soon to be Merry Hill Maybe Under the heights of Oldbury and Dudley quiet and still Is now Renowned. It's by IKEA everybody says! YES, that's Wednesbury town where I live...