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					Eagle District Day Camp Songbook
Compiled by George Griffin
             1. My Dead Dog Rover                                    Irving Berlin
            Tune: A Four Leaf Clover
                                                   God bless America, land that I love.
I‟m looking over my dead dog, Rover                Stand beside her and guide her
Whom I over-ran with the mower.                    through the night with the light from above
One leg is missing, the other is gone.             From the mountains to the prairies to the oceans
One leg is strewn out all over the lawn.           white with foam
No need explaining, the one remaining              God bless America, my home sweet home...
Is hanging on my own back door!                    God bless America, my home sweet home!
I‟m looking over my dead dog, Rover,
Whom I over-ran with the mower..                             6. This Land is Your Land
                                                                   Woody Guthrie
                   2. Gopher Guts
Great green gobs of greasy grimy gopher guts,      Chorus:
Multilated monkey meat,                            This land is your land, this land is my land
Itsy bitsy birdie feet,                            From California, to the New York Island
French fried eye-balls,                            From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream
Rolling down a muddy street,                       waters
And I forgot my spoon.                             This land was made for you and me

(Repeat)                                           As I was walking a ribbon of highway
                                                   I saw above me an endless skyway
But I got my straw!                                I saw below me a golden valley
                                                   This land was made for you and me.
         3. Pack Up Your Troubles
George Asaf and Felix Powell                       I've roamed and rambled and I've followed my
                                                   footsteps
Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag,         To the sparkling sands of her diamond deserts
And smile, smile, smile!                           And all around me a voice was sounding
                                                   This land was made for you and me.
Now we‟re a‟hiking on the old scout trail,
Smile boys, that‟s the style!                      The sun comes shining as I was strolling
                                                   The wheat fields waving and the dust clouds
What‟s the use in worrying?                        rolling
It never was worthwhile... So                      As the fog was lifting, a voice come chanting
                                                   This land was made for you and me,
Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag,
And smile, smile, smile!
                                                                   7. Oklahoma!
            4. I Love the Mountains                           Rogers and Hammerstein
                (Sung as a round)
                                                   Oklahoma where the wind come sweeping down
Boom de a da, boom de a da, boom de a da,          the plain!
boom de a da                                       Where the waving wheat can sure smell sweet
Boom de a da, boom de a da, boom de a da,          When the wind comes right behind the rain!
boom de a da
                                                   Oklahoma every night my honeylamb and I,
I love the mountains, I love the rolling hills.    Sit alone and talk, and watch a hawk
I love the camping, and all the outdoor skills.    Making lazy circles in the sky.
I love the campfire when all the lights are low,
                                                   We know we belong to the land!
Boom de a da, boom de a da, boom de a da,          And the land we belong to is grand!
boom de a da                                       So when we say, yeeeow!
Boom de a da, boom de a da, boom de a da,          A yip-i-o-e-ay!
boom de a da                                       We‟re only saying you‟re doing fine, Oklahoma,
(Last time only) Boom.
                                                   Oklahoma, O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A
                                                   Oklahoma, Ok!
             5. God Bless America                        8. It’s a Long Way to Tipperary
                Jack Judge 1912

It's a long way to Tipperary,
                                                   You can‟t shake hands with a copper head
It's a long way to go.                             snake.
It's a long way to Tipperary                       Don‟t wanna shake hands with no copper head
To the sweetest girl I know.                       snake,
Goodbye Piccadilly,                                But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to.
Farewell Leicester Square,
It's a long, long way to Tipperary,                When buzzards start to circle
But my heart lies there.                                it‟s time to take a drink.
                                                   When buzzards start to circle
             9. The Out in Scouting                      you‟d better take a drink.
                                                   Bring some extra water it is hotter than you
Dum, dum, de dum dum dum dum                       think,
Dum, dum, de dum dum dum dum                       But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to...
Dum, dum, de dum dum dum dum
Dum, dum, de dum.                                  All you‟ve got to do is put your mind to it.
                                                   Knuckle down, buckle down, do it, do it do it.
(Repeat) Dum, dum, de dum etc.
                                                   Well you don‟t take a nap with a longhorn cow.
We put the out in Scouting                         You don‟t go to nappin‟ with a longhorn cow.
We put the flight to eagles                        You‟ll wake up sadder but wiser anyhow,
We lift the light of Scouting over the world.      But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to.

We‟ll never be hiked under.                        You don‟t go jumpin‟ on dead man‟s bridge.
Listen to our Scouting thunder                     You don‟t go jumpin‟ on dead man‟s bridge.
We lift the light of Scouting over the world.      Now don‟t you go to jumpin‟
                                                     on dead man‟s bridge
Dum, dum, de dum etc.                              But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to...

    10. Wichita Mountains Survival Song            All you‟ve got to do is put your mind to it.
   (From the unfinished work of Roger Miller)      Knuckle down, buckle down, do it, do it, do it.

You can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd,          Well you can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd,
You can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd.          You can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd.
You can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd,          You can‟t roller skate in a buffalo herd,
But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to.          But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to.

You can‟t go fishing in a poison ivy patch,                11. The Quartermaster's Store
You can‟t go fishing in a poison ivy patch.
Know what you‟re sitting in and don‟t get a rash   There are rats, rats, rats, big as alley cats,
And you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to...        At the store, at the store.
                                                   There are rats, rats, rats, big as alley cats, At
All you‟ve got to do is put your mind to it.       the Quartermaster's store.
Knuckle down, buckle down, do it, do it, do it,
                                                   Chorus:
You can‟t go running through prairie dog town,     My eyes are dim, I can not see.
You can‟t go runnin‟ through prairie dog town.     I have not brought my specks with me. [Repeat.]
You‟d break your fool leg if you ever fell down
But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to.          Mice . . . running through the rice.
                                                   Snakes . . . as big as garden rakes.
You don‟t walk around in open-toed shoes,          Beans . . . as big as submarines.
You don‟t walk around in open-toed shoes.          Gravy . . . enough to float the navy.
Prickly pear cactus would make you sing blues,     Cakes . . . that give us tummy aches.
But you can be happy if you‟ve a mind to...        Eggs . . . with scaly chicken legs.
                                                   Butter . . . running in the gutter.
All you‟ve got to do is put your mind to it.       Lard . . . they sell it by the yard.
Knuckle down, buckle down, do it, do it, do it.    Bread . . . with great big lumps like lead.
                                                   Cheese . . . that makes you want to sneeze.
You can‟t shake hands with a copper head           Soot . . . they grow it by the foot.
snake.                                             Goats . . . eating all the oats
Bees . . . with little knobby knees.
                                                    [or] Mouth to Mouth Resuscitate, What a way to
Owls . . . shredding paper towels.                  get a date!
Apes . . . eating all the grapes.                   18. A Lawyer I would be,
Turtles . . . wearing rubber girdles.               Honest! I swear! My client wasn't there!
Bear . . . with curlers in its hair.                19. An Engineer, I would be,
Buffalos . . . with hair between their toes.        Push the button, pull the lever, kick the darn
Foxes . . . stuffed in little boxes.                machine.
Coke . . . enough to make you choke.                20. A Statue I would be,
Pepsi . . . that gives you apoplexy.                (Strike a pose until you get carried off at the end
Roaches . . . sleeping in the coaches.              of the song).
Flies . . . swarming 'round the pies.
Fishes . . . washing all the dishes.                            13. Paratrooper Song
Moths . . . eating through the cloths               Sung to the tune of Battle Hymn of the Republic
Scouts . . . eating brussel sprouts.
                                                    He jumped from 40,000 feet without a
Leaders . . . slapping at the skeeters.             parachute,
                                                    He jumped from 40,000 feet without a
      12. If I Weren't a Cub Scout (Leader)
                                                    parachute,
If I were not a Cub Scout, I wonder what I'd be
                                                    He jumped from 40,000 feet without a
If I were not a Cub Scout, ...
                                                    parachute,
                                                    And he ain‟t gonna jump no more!
1. A bird watcher I'd be
Hark a lark, flying through the park, SPLAT!        Chorus:
2. A plumber I would be
                                                    Gory, gory, what a heck of a way to go!
Plunge it, flush it, look out below!
                                                    Gory, gory, what a heck of a way to go!
3. A carpenter I'd be                               Gory, gory, what a heck of a way to go!
Two by four, nail it to the floor!                  And he ain't gonna jump no more!
4. A teacher I would be
Sit down, shut up, throw away your gum!
                                                    He was last to leave the cockpit but the first one
5. An airline attendant I'd be
                                                    to the ground.
Coffee, tea, or me, sir; here's a barf bag, BLEH!
                                                    He was last to leave the cockpit but the first one
6. A typist I would be                              to the ground.
Ticka, ticka, ticka, ticka, ticka, ticka, ZING!     He was last to leave the cockpit but the first one
7. A hippie I would be
                                                    to the ground.
Like hey man! Far out! Can you dig it? Wow!
                                                    And he ain‟t gonna jump no more!
8. A farmer I would be
Give, Bessy, give! The baby's gotta live!
                                                    He landed on the runway
9. A laundry worker I would beStarchy here,              like a blob of strawberry jam.He landed on
starchy there, starchy in                           the runway
your underwear!
                                                         like a blob of strawberry jam.
10. A doctor I would be
                                                    He landed on the runway
Take a pill; pay my bill! I tee off at two!
                                                         like a blob of strawberry jam.
11. An electrician I would be                       And he ain't gonna jump no more!
Red wire, green wire, bbzzzzt, zap!
12. A fireman I would be
                                                    They scraped him off the runway
Jump lady, jump! Watch out for that... Oooo...
                                                        with a rubber spatula.
13. A politician I would be
                                                    They scraped him off the runway
Raise the taxes! Raise my pay! Vote for me on
                                                        with a rubber spatula.
election day!                                       They scraped him off the runway
14. A butcher I would be                                with a rubber spatula.
Chop it up, grind it up, make a little patty!
                                                    And he ain't gonna jump no more!
15. Superman I would be
I‟m not a bird, I‟m not a plane. Where the devil
                                                    They spread him on a loaf of bread
is Lois Lane?
                                                        and sent him home to mom.
16. A Preacher I would be                           They spread him on a loaf of bread
Well, well, you never can tell; you might go to         and sent him home to mom.
heaven, or you might go to ...
                                                    They spread him on a loaf of bread
17. A Lifeguard I would be,
                                                        and sent him home to mom.
Gotta save yourself, Man. I'm working on my
                                                    And he ain't gonna jump no more!
tan!
She put him on the mantlepiece
    for everyone to see.
She put him on the mantlepiece
    for everyone to see.
She put him on the mantlepiece
    for everyone to see.                              15. Tie Me Kangaroo Down
And he ain't gonna jump no more!                               Rolff Harris

              14. The Ravioli Song          (Spoken) There‟s an old Australian stockman --
                  Tune: Alluette            lying, dying... He gets himself up onto one
                                            elbow, and he turns to his mates who are all
Chorus:                                     gathered around and he says... “I‟m going,
Ooooh... ravioli, we like ravioli.          Blue; this you gotta do... I‟m not going to pull
Ravioli, it‟s so fun to eat.                through, Blue, so this you gotta do...”

Leader: Did I get it on my chin?            Chorus:
 Echo: Yes you got it on your chin.         Tie me kangaroo down, sport.
                                            Tie me kangaroo down.
Leader: On my chin. Echo: On your chin.     Tie me kangaroo down, sport.
                                            Tie me kangaroo down.
Ooooh... ravioli, we like ravioli.
Ravioli, it‟s so fun to eat.                Watch me wallabies feed, mate
                                            Watch me wallabies feed.
Last time through:                          They‟re a dangerous breed, mate
                                            So watch me wallabies feed.
Leader: Did I get it on the walls?          Let me wombats go loose, Bruce,
 Echo: Yes, you got it on the walls.        Let me wombats go loose.
Leader: On the walls? Echo: On the walls.   They‟re of no further use, Bruce,
Leader: On the floor? Echo: On the floor.   So let me wombats go loose.
Leader: On my shoes? Echo: On your shoes.
Leader: On my pants? Echo: On your pants.   Keep me cockatoo cool, Curl.
Leader: On my shirt? Echo: On your shirt.   Keep me cockatoo cool.
Leader: On my tie? Echo: On your tie.       Don‟t go actin‟ the fool, Curl.
Leader: On my chin? Echo: On your chin.     Just keep me cockatoo cool.
Ooooh... etc.
                                            Take me koala back, Jack.
End with:                                   Take me koala back.
Leader: Is it all over?                     He lives out there on the track, Mack
Echo: Yes it‟s all over.                    So take me koala back.
Leader: <Then I‟m going to sit down.>
(Improvise).                                Mind me platypus duck, Bill
                                            Mind me platypus duck.
                                            Don‟t let him go running amuck, Bill
                                            Just mind me platypus duck.

                                            Play your digeridoo, Blue
                                            Play your digeridoo.
                                            Like... Keep playin „til I shoot through
                                            Play your digeridoo.

                                            Tan me hide when I‟m dead, Fred
                                            Tan me hide when I‟m dead.
                                            So, we tanned „is hide when he died, Clyde,
                                            And that‟s it hangin‟ on the shed!
                                            16. Shark Attack!
                           (Tune: similar to Barbara Ann by the Beach Boys)

Chorus:
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.       Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.

Baby Shark du du, du du ta-du.                 Clap hands vertically joined at the wrists.
Baby Shark du du, du du ta-du.
Mama Shark du du, du du ta-du.         Clap hands vertically joined at the elbows.
Mama Shark du du, du du ta-du.
Daddy Shark du du, du du ta-du.                Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
Grandma Shark du du, du du ta-du.              Bend fingers to knuckles and clap with elbows joined.

Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.           Move arms around and bounce from foot to foot.
Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.
Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.
Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.
Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.
Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.

Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.       Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
(Repeat five times).

Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.           Move only one arm and bounce from foot to foot.
(Repeat five times).

Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.       Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
(Repeat five times).

Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.           Bounce from foot to foot, both arms hanging limp.
(Repeat five times).

Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.       Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
(Repeat five times).

Swimmer Swimming du du, du du ta-du.        Hop frantically on one foot.
(Repeat five times).
Shark Attack du du, du du ta-du.     Clap hands vertically with arms open straight.
(Repeat five times).

Oh, Yeah!                                      Kneel and open arms vertically like a smiling shark.
          17. Henry the Eighth I Am!
                Murray/Weston                                 20. Three Dog Joy
                                                      Tune: Joy to the World by Hoyt Axton
I'm Henry the eighth I am.
Henry the eighth I am, I am.                    Jeremiah was a bull frog! <duh, duh, duh>
I got married to the widow next door            Was a good friend of mine! <duh, duh...>
She's been married seven times before           I never understood a single word he said,
And every one was an Henry <Henry!>             But I helped him ride his bike.
She wouldn't have a Willy or a Sam <No Sam!>    And he always rode a really cool bike!
I'm her eighth old man, I'm Henry <Henry!>
Henry the eighth I am!                          Chorus:
                                                Singing joy to the world;
<Second verse, same as the first!>                       All the tiger cubs now.
(Repeat first verse)                            Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea,
                                                Joy to you and me.
<H! E! N-R-Y!>
Hen-er-y <Henry!>                               If I were the king of the world, <duh, duh, duh>
Hen-er-y <Henry!>                               Tell you what I‟d do... <duh, duh...>
Henry the eighth I am!                          I‟d take you to George Thomas and Kick-a-poo
Hen-er-y <Henry!>                               And go cub scout camping with you!
Hen-er-y <Henry!>                               I want ta go family camping with you!
Henry the eighth I am!
                                                Singing joy to the world;
(Repeat first verse)                                     All the wolves and bears now.
                                                Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea,
                 18. Underwear                  Joy to you and me.
                Tune: Over There
                                                You know I am a cub scout! <duh, duh, duh>
Underwear, Underwear,                           Love to have my fun! <duh, duh...>
How I itch in my woolen underwear!              I‟m a pine derby flier, I‟m a cubmobile driver,
How I wish I'd gotten a pair of cotton,         I‟m a space derby son-of-a-gun!
So I wouldn't itch everywhere.                  Yes I‟m a space derby son-of-a-gun!

BVDs make me sneeze.                            Singing joy to the world;
When the breeze from the trees hits my knees.            All the we-be-los now!
Coming over, I'm coming over,                   Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea,
In my gosh darned, itchy, woolen underwear.     Joy to you and me!

            19. Head and Shoulders              Joy – to the world!
                                                All – the boys and girls!
Head and shoulders knees and toes,              Joy – to the world!
 Knees and toes.                                Joy – to you and me!
Head and shoulders knees and toes,
 Knees and toes.                                Joy to the world! All the boys and girls!
Eyes and ears and mouth and noes...             Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea,
Head and shoulders knees and toes,              Joy to you and me...
Knees and toes.                                 Joy to you and me...
                                                Joy to you and me!
(Touch body part as it is mentioned, repeat
faster and faster)
           21. Battle of New Orleans                         22. The Ballad of Davy Crockett
                Jimmy Driftwood                              George Bruns and Tom Blackburn

In eighteen and fourteen we took a little trip,      Born on a mountain top in Tennessee,
Along with Colonel Jackson down the mighty           Greenest state in the land of the free.
Mis-sis-sip‟                                         Raised in the woods, so he knew ev'ry tree.
We took a little bacon and we took a little beans,   Kilt him a b'ar when he was only three.
And we met the bloody British near the town of       Davy, Davy Crockett, king of the wild frontier!
New Orleans.
                                                     Off through the woods he's a marchin' along.
Chorus:                                              Makin' up yarns an' a singin' a song.
We fired our guns and the British kept a comin‟      [He's a] itchin' fer fightin' an' rightin' a wrong.
There wuz-n‟t quite as many                          He's ringy as a b'ar an' twiced as strong.
  as they wuz a while ago.                           Davy, Davy Crockett, the buckskin buccaneer!
We fired once more and they began to runnin‟
On down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico.       He went off to Congress an' served a spell,
                                                     Fixin' up the Govern'ments an' laws as well.
We looked down the river                             [He] took over Washin'ton so we heered tell,
   and we see'd the British come,                    An' patched up the crack in the Liberty Bell.
There must have been a hundred of „em                Davy, Davy Crockett, seein' his duty clear!
   beatin‟ on the drums.
They stepped so high                                 He heard of Houston an' Austin [an'] so,
    and they made their bugles ring                  To the Texas plains he jest had to go.
While we stood beside our cotton bales               Where freedom was fightin' another foe,
     and didn‟t say a thing.                         An' they needed him at the Alamo.
(Chorus)                                             Davy, Davy Crockett, the man who don't know
                                                      fear.
Old Hick'ry said we'd take 'em by surprise
If we didn't fire a musket                           His land is biggest, an' his land is best,
     'till we looked 'em in the eyes.                From grassy plains to the mountain crest.
We held our fire till we see'd their faces well.     He's ahead of us all, meetin' the test,
Then we opened up our squirrel guns                  Followin' his legend in-to the West.
      and really gave 'em well... we....             Davy, Davy Crockett, king of the wild frontier!
(Chorus)

Well they ran through the briars                         23. John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt
     and they ran through the brambles
And they ran through the bushes                      John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt,
     where a rabbit couldn‟t go.                     His name is my name too.
They ran so fast
     that the hounds couldn‟t catch „em,             Whenever we go out,
Down the Mississippi to the Gulf of Mexico!          The people always shout,
                                                     There goes John Jacob Jingleheimer Schmidt.
We fired our cannon till the barrel melted down,
We grabbed an alligator                              Dah dah dah dah, dah dah dah!
      and we fought another round.
We filled his head with cannon balls                 Repeat softer each time, except for the dah dah
      and powdered his behind,                       dah line, which is loud.
And when we touched the powder off,
       the 'gator lost his mind.
(Chorus)
                                                   I saw Roosevelt's great laugh
                  24. It's A Lie                        that split his face in half,
Tune: If You’re Happy and You Know It              While Pershing set a trap for German mice.
                                                   <GERMAN MICE>You think that what I say
I was born a hundred thousand years ago.           may not be true.                 <IT ISN'T TRUE!>
<YEARS AGO>                                        What difference does it really make to you?
And there's nothing in this world I do not         <MAKE TO YOU>
know. <DO NOT KNOW>                                I have a mansion on the coast,
I saw Peter, Paul, and Moses playing                      but I do not care to boast
ring-around the roses,                             And I'm going to quit because my time is
And I'll whoop the guy who says it isn't so.       through.
     <IT ISN'T SO!>                                      <OH YEAH, YOU'RE THROUGH>

Chorus:                                                        25. The Button Factory
It's a lie; It's a lie ; Ship ahoy, ship ahey,                   Chant with actions
    ship a hi-hi-hi!
Oh, I've sailed the seven seas                     Hi! My name is Joe!
    and I've sniffed the salty breeze,             I‟ve got a house and a wife and a kid and a dog
But I never, never, ever saw a mermaid.            And I work in a button factory.
   <A MERMAID?>                                    One day, my boss comes to me he says,
                                                   “Hey, Joe, are you busy?”
Last time: Come to think of it, one time I saw a   I said, “No,” he said,
mermaid! <YEAH, RIGHT!>                            “Why don‟t you push this button over here?

I was there when Satan looked the garden           Last time through angrily: And I said YES!
o'er. <GARDEN O'ER>
I saw Adam and Eve a'driven from the door.         Actions: Push an invisible button in the air with
<FROM THE DOOR>                                    one hand. Second verse add a hand. Then add
I was round the corner peekin'                     a foot bouncing on a button on the ground, then
    at the apple they was eatin'                   all hands and feet, finally the head nodding with
I can prove I was the guy that ate the core.       all limbs flailing, pushing buttons.
<ATE THE CORE>
                                                               26. The Lion/Bear Hunt
When Ceasar rowed across the Rubicon.                             Chant with actions
<THE RUBICON>
I'm the guy who built the raft he crossed it on.   Chorus:
<HE CROSSED IT ON>                                 We‟re going on a lion hunt (echo)
I saw Nero burning Rome,                           We‟re going to catch a big one (echo)
   dined with Hannibal at home.                    I‟m not afraid (echo)
And I even caused the fall of Babylon.
<BABBLE ON!>                                       Hum.. a gate (echo)
                                                   Can‟t get over it (echo)
I was there when Joshua played a marching          Can‟t get under it (echo)
tune. <MARCHING TUNE>                              Can‟t get around it (echo)
I was there to meet Neil Armstrong on the moon.    Gotta go through it (echo)
<ON THE MOON>                                      Squeek, step, step, step, step (echo)
They said I didn't have a prayer
    when I wrestled the grizzly bear               We‟re going on a lion hunt...
But I had to play the superbowl by noon.
<BOWL BY NOON>                                     Hum... mud (echo)
                                                   Can‟t get over it (echo)
I saw Washington afloat a cake of ice.             Can‟t get under it (echo)
    <CAKE OF ICE>                                  Can‟t get around it (echo)
I saw Sherman, Lee, and Grant a shakin' dice.      Gotta go through it (echo)
       <SHAKIN' DICE>                              Squish, squish, squish, squish (echo)
                                                  Oh the tree in the hole and the hole in the
We‟re going on a lion hunt...                     ground and the green grass grew all around all
                                                  around, and the green grass grew all around.
Hum.. sticks (echo)
Can‟t get over them (echo)                        Verses:
Can‟t get under them (echo)                       And on that tree there was a branch...
Can‟t go around them (echo)                       And on that branch there was a nest...
Gotta go through them (echo)                      And in that nest there was an egg...
Crunch, crunch, crunch, crunch (echo)             And on that egg there was a bird...
                                                  And on that bird there was a wing...
We‟re going on a lion hunt...                     And on that wing there was a feather...
                                                  And on that feather there was a bug...
Hum.. a tree (echo)                               Final Chorus:
Can‟t get over it (echo)                          Oh the bug on the feather and the feather on the
Can‟t get under it (echo)                         wing and the wing on the bird and the bird on
Can‟t go through it (echo)                        the egg and the egg in the nest and the nest on
Guess we better climb it (echo)                   the branch and the branch on the tree and the
Climb, climb, climb, climb (echo)                 tree in the hole and the hole in the ground and
                                                  the green grass grew all around, all around, and
We‟re going on a lion hunt...                     the green grass grew all around.

Hum.. a cave (echo)                                          28. Morning Has Broken
Can‟t get over it (echo)                                          Eleanor Farjeon
Can‟t get under it (echo)
Can‟t get around it (echo)                            Morning has broken like the first morning
Gotta go through it (echo)                             Blackbird has spoken like the first bird
Shh, shh, shh, shh (echo)                            Praise for the singing praise for the mornin
                                                    Praise for the springing fresh from the world.
LION!!!!!
                                                    Sweet the rains new fall sunlit from heaven
Shh, shh, shh, shh                                     Like the first dewfall on the first grass
Climb, climb, climb climb,                          Praise for the sweetness on the wet garden
Crunch, crunch, crunch, crunch,                    Sprung in completeness where his feet pass.
Squish, squish, squish, squish,
Squeek... come on!, come on!, come on! SLAM!          Mine is the sunlight mine is the morning
                                                        Born of the one light Eden saw play
    27. The Green Grass Grew All Around               Praise with elation praise every morning
                                                          God's recreation of the new day.
Oh in the ground (echo)
There was a hole (echo)                              Morning has broken like the first morning
The prettiest hole (echo)                              Blackbird has spoken like the first bird
That you ever did see (echo)                        Praise for the singing praise for the mornin‟
                                                    Praise for the springing fresh from the world.
Chorus: (Everybody)
Oh, the hole in the ground and the green grass
grew all around, all around and the green grass        29. Thank You for the Food We Eat
grew all around.                                        Tune: Michel Row the Boat Ashore

And in that hole (echo)                           Thank you for the food we eat, alleluia,
There was a tree (echo)                           Thank you for the friends we meet, alleluia
The prettiest tree (echo)                         Thank you for the birds that sing, alleluia
That you ever did see (echo)                      Thank you, Lord, for everything, alleluia.
                30. John Henry

When John Henry was a little baby
Sitting on his daddy‟s knee
Well, he picked up a hammer and a little piece of
steel
He said This hammer‟s going to be the death of
me Lawd, Lawd
This hammer‟s going to be the death of me!

Mr. Peabody bought a steam hammer.
He brought it to the end of the track.
Then he said bring out your best, we‟re gonna‟
have us a test
And if my hammer wins the rest of you can pack
Lawd, Lawd
If my hammer wins, the rest of you can pack.

John Henry went to the tunnel to drive
Steam hammer by his side
He said Before I would let that steam hammer
get me down
You know I‟d lay down this hammer and I‟d die
Lawd, Lawd
I‟d lay down this hammer and I‟d die.

Mr. Peabody wanted a measure
So they brought out the tape so fine
John Henry laid down 12 feet of cold hard track
They tell me that the hammer laid 9 Lawd, Lawd
The steam hammer just laid 9.

John Henry had a sweet little wife
Her name was Polly Ann
When Johnnie got sick and He had to go to bed
Polly drove that steel like a man Lawd, Lawd
Polly drove that steel just like a man

John Henry died in the evening
Left his poor widow to cry
Well, they laid John Henry by the railroad track
So he could hear the trains rumble by Lawd,
Lawd
So he could hear the trains rumble by

John Henry was a steel driving man
He drove steel all over this land
And every time a train goes rumbling by his
grave
They say 'Down yonder lies a Steel driving man!'
Lawd, Lawd
Yonder lies a steel driving man.

				
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