Ging Gang Gooly - a Memory of Chatham.
How well I remember the camp fires at Buckmore Park although the pictures shown were taken a liitle more than 10 years after I went there. It was there we sang songs and shanties and the one that stuck in my mind the most was Ging Gang Gooly Gooly Gotcha. I recently taught my 2 year old granddaughter part of this as she likes singing so much. I never really thought much more about this until my daughter-in-law told us that they took her to a cafe for breakfast and part way through she suddenly started singing the song at the top of her voice which rather stunned her mum and dad let alone the other customers. Anyway it seems it went down well and of course I had to own up to whom she learned it from.
Keith Pearce - Detling.
A memory shared by on Jan 21st, 2016.
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