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CAMPERS
Out of my tent flap looking in the night
I can see the campers what a fright
All the little deviles running all around
They look like something from underground

chorus:
Campers we would like to say to you
We would like to trade the boys for you
Campers have you noodles on you heads
And are those cracker crumbs in your beds

Out of my tent flap looking in the night
I can see the campers saying goodnight
Pillows in the air and flashlights in the face
Are they really part of the human race

chorus:



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CHARLOTTESTOWN IS BURNING DOWN
Charlottestown is burning down
Goodbye, goodbye
Burning down to the ground
Goodbye Liza Jane
Ain't you mighty sorry
Goodbye, goodbye
Ain't you mighty sorry
Goodbye Liza Jane



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CHICKEN
That am the way you spell chicken
Oh, C - that's the way it begins
H - that's the second letter in
I - I am the third
C - is the fourth letter of that bird
K - I'm fillin' in
E - I'm near the end
C - H - I - C - K - E - N
That am the way you spell chicken
Oh, Rufus Roughus Johnson Brown
What'cha gonna do when the rent comes round
What'cha gonna say, what'cha gonna pay
What'cha gonna do on the judgement day
Oh, you know I know red means no
Landlord kick you out in the snow
Rufus Roughus Johnson Brown
What'cha gonna do when the rent comes round


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'DEM BONES
This song works best if one person tells the story. The entire group sings the lines marked * and %.


The Lord thought he'd make a man
*'Dem bones gonna rise again
So he took a little water and he took a little sand.
(*)
% I knowed it, knowed it, indeed I knowed it brother. I knowed it WHEE.
'Dem bones gonna rise again

Thought he'd make a woman too
(*)
But He didn't know exactly what to do
(*)
(%)

Took a rib from Adam's side
(*)
Made Miss Eve to be his bride
(*)
(%)

Put them in a garden fair
(*)
Thought they'd be most happy there
(*)
(%)

Apples, peaches, pears and such
(*)
But of this tree you mustn't touch
(*)
(%)

'Round this tree old Satan snuck
(*)
At Miss Eve his eye he wunk
(*)
(%)

"Miss Eve this fruit looks mighty fine"
(*)
"Take a few the Lord won't mind
(*)
(%)

So she took a pick and she took a pull
(*)
Darn near filled her apron full
(*)
(%)

Next day when the Lord came 'round
(*)
Spied those cores all over the ground
(*)
(%)

"Adam, Adam, where art thou?"
(*)
"Here I is Lord I'se comin' now"
(*)
(%)

"Adam, who these cores did leave?"
(*)
"I don't know Lord must've been Eve"
(*)
(%)

"Adam, you must leave here now"
(*)
"Earn your keep by the sweat of your brow"
(*)
(%)

So he took a how and he took a plow
(*)
That's why we're all workin' now
(*)
(%)

The moral to this story be
(*)
Don't leave your cores for the Lord to see
(*)
(%)

This is the end there is no more
(*)
Eve got the apple Adam got the core
(*)
(%)

And to this story there is an omen
(*)
Never underestimate the power of a woman
(*)
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DONKEY RIDING
Were you ever in Quebec?
Stowing timber on the deck
Where there's a king with a golden crown
Riding on a donkey

chorus:
Hey, ho! Away we go!
Donkey riding, donkey riding
Hey, ho! Away we go!
Riding on a donkey

Were you ever off the Horn?
Where it's always fine and warm
Seen the lion and the unicorn
Riding on a donkey

chorus

Were you ever in Cardiff Bay?
Where the folks all shout "Hooray"!
Here comes John with his three months pay
Riding on a donkey

chorus



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FASCINATING LADY
I wish I were a fascinating lady
With a past that was great
And a future that was hazy
I'd sleep all day and work all night
And live in a house
With a little red light
And once a month
I'd take a short vacation
And leave all the men
In utter desperation
And once a year I'd go hog wild
And have myself an illigitimate child
I wish I were a fascinating lady
Instead of a Girl Scout Oh yeah
Instead of a Girl Scout One mor time
Instead of a Girl Scout
Oh, yeah



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FRIED HAM
Fried ham, fried ham Cheese and bologna There's root beer for more cheer After the macaroni We'll have pickles, onions, and mustard Then we'll have more fried ham Fried ham, fried ham Second verse same as first Southern accent ten times worse Third verse same as first Baby accent ten time worse Fourth verse same as first Martian accent ten time worse Fifth verse same as first Doggy accent ten time worse sixth verse same as first Chinese accent ten time worse Seventh verse same as first Opera accent ten time worse


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GEE, BUT I WANT TO GO HOME
The coffee that they give you
They say is mighty fine,
It's good for cuts and bruises,
And it tastes like iodine

Chorus:
I don't want no more of arny life
Gee, but I want to go home

The biscuits that they give you
They say are mighty fine
One rolled off the table
And it killed a pal of mine

The chickens that they give you
They say are mighty fine
One jumped off the table
And it started marking time

The details that they give you
They say are mighty fine
The garbage that we pick up
They feed us all the time

The clothes that they give you
They say are mighty fine
But me and my buddy
Can both fit into mine

The women in the service club
They say are mighty fine
But most are over ninety
And the rest are under nine

The treat us all like monkeys
And make us stand in line
They give you fifty dollars
And take back forty-nine

sing chorus between each verse and at the end



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GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS
Girls, girls, girls that's all I see
There's not a guy in this vicinity
And when at ten o'clock
They bar the door
Oh, what I wouldn't give
To see my guy once more
And when the weekend finally rolls around
I'm gonna turn my hometown upside down
I'm gonna find my guy
And neck, and neck, and neck, and neck
To heck with all these girls


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GIVE ME OIL FOR MY LAMP
Give me oil for my lamp
Keep it burning, burning, burning
Give me oil for my lamp, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me oil for my lamp
Keep it burning, burning, burning
Burning all the live long day

chorus:
Come on and sing Hosanna, sing Hosanna
Sing Hosanna to the King of Kings
Sing Hosanna, sing Hosanna
Sing Hosanna to the King of Kings

Give me food for to eat
For I'm hungry, hungry, hungry
Give me food for to eat, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me food for to eat
For I'm hungry, hungry, hungry
Hungry all the live long day

chorus

Give me water for to drink
For I'm thirsty, thirsty, thirsty
Give me water for to drink, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me water for to drink
For I'm thirsty, thirsty, thirsty
Thirsty all the live long day

chorus

Give me friends to be with
So I'm happy, happy, happy
Give me friends to be with, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me friends to be with
So I'm happy, happy, happy
Happy all the live long day

chorus

Give me boys to be with
So I'm flirty, flirty, flirty
Give me boys to be with, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me boys to be with
So I'm flirty, flirty, flirty
Flirty all the live long day

chorus

Give me land and a pack
Let me ramble, ramble, ramble
Give me land and a pack, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me land and a pack
Let me ramble, ramble, ramble
Ramble all the live long day

chorus

Give me umption in my gumption
Let me function, function, function
Give me umption in my gumption, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me umption in my gumption
Let me function, function, function
Function all the live long day

chorus

Give me wax for my skis
And I pray I miss the trees
Give me wax for my skis, I pray
Hallelujah!
Give me wax for my skis
And I pray I miss the trees
Skiing all the live long day

chorus



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I CAIN'T SAY NO
from "Oklahoma"
It ain't so much a question
Of not knowin' what to do
I've knowed what's right and wrong
Since I been ten
I've heared a lot of stories
And I reckon they are true
About how girls are put upon by men
I know I mustn't fall into a pit
But when I'm with a feller I forgit

I'm just a girl who cain't say no
I'm in a terrible fix
I always say come on let's go
Just when I oughter say nix
When a feller tries to kiss a girl
I know she oughter give his face a slap
But each time that someone kisses me
I somehow sorta wanna kiss him back
I'm just a fool when lights are low
I cain't be prissy and quaint
I ain't the type that kin faint
How can I be what I ain't
I cain't say no

What'cha gonna do
When a feller gets flirty
And starts to talk purty
What'cha gonna do
Supposin' that he says
That your lips are like cherries
Or roses or berries
What'cha gonna do
Supposin' that he says
That you're sweeter n' cream
And he's gotta have cream or die
What'cha gonna do
When he talks that way
Spit in his eye

I'm just a girl who cain't say no
Cain't seem to say it at all
I hate to diserpoint a beau
When he is payin' a call
Fer a while I act refined and cool
A sittin' on that velveteen setee
Then I think of that old golden rule
And do fer him what he would do fer me
I cain't resist a Romeo
In a sombrero and chaps
As soon as I sit on their laps
Somethin inside o' me snaps
I cain't say no

I'm just a girl who cain't say no
Kissin's my favorite food
With er without the mistletoe
I'm in a holiday mood
Other girls are coy and hard to catch
But other girls ain't havin' any fun
Every time I lose a wrestlin' match
I have a funny feelin' that I won
I'm just a fool when lights are low
I cain't be prissy and quaint
Till it's too late for restraint
The when I want to I cain't
I cain't say no



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I DON'T CARE IF I GO CRAZY
I don't care if I go crazy
One, two, three, four, five, six switch
Crazy go I if care don't I
Six, five, four, three, two, one switch



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IT ISN'T ANY TROUBLE
It isn't any trouble just to S-M-I-L-E
Oh it isn't any trouble just to S-M-I-L-E
So smile when you're in trouble
It will vanish like a bubble
If you only take the trouble
Just to S-M-I-L-E

2. L-A-U-G-H

3. G-R-I-N, grin



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I WANT A MAN
I want a man, I want a man
I want a mansion in the sky
I wanna neck, I wanna neck
I wanna necklace from my guy
And when the dam, dam, dam, dam
Damage is done
We'll have a child, child, child, child
Childish fun
And there was Granny
Swingin' on the outhouse door
Without her nightie
Swingin' on the outhouse door
One more time
Swingin' on the outhouse door
The outhouse door
Oh, yeah



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JUICY ORANGE
Oh, I wish I was a little juicy orange
Juicy orange
Oh, I wish I was a little juicy orange
Juicy orange
I'd go squirty, squirty, squirty
Over everybody's shirty
Oh, I wish I was a little juicy orange
Juicy orange

Oh, I wish I was a little glass of root beer
I'd go slurpy, slurpy, slurpy
And make everybody burpy
Oh, I wish I was a little bar of soap
I'd go slidy, slidy, slidy
Over everybody's hidey

Oh, I wish I was a little mosquito
I'd go bitey, bitey, bitey
Under everybody's nightie

Oh, I wish I was a fishy in the sea
I'd go swimming in the nudie
Without any swimming suity

Oh, I wish I was a little cow pie
I'd go squishy, ishy, ooie
Over everybody's shoey

Oh, I wish I was a little English sparrow
I would sit upon the steeple
And spit down on all the people

Oh, I wish I was a little foreigh car
I'd go speedy, speedy, speedy
Over everybody's feety

Oh, I wish I was a little Girly Scout
I'd go tramp, tramp, tramp
To the Boy Scout camp

Oh, I wish I was a little radio, radio
Oh, I wish I was a little radio, radio
I'd go click!



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LEADERS
Out of my tent flap looking in the night
I can see the leaders what a sight
Curlers in their hair
And cold cream on their face
They look like something from outer space

chorus:
Leaders I would like to go with you
I would like to see the BOY SCOUTS TOO!
Leaders have you candy in your tent?
Do you like the smoke bombs we have sent?

Out of my tent flap looking in the night
I can see the leaders having a fight
Orville* with a broom and Sarge* with a mop
I can see them fighting bop, bop, bop

chorus

* Any camp counselor name may be substituted

(tune: Barges)


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LEMON SONG
Oh, the law of Mother Nature
Is a law behind our reach
If a girl is born a lemon
She can never be a peach
But the law of compensation
Is the one I'll always preach
You can always squeeze a lemon
You can never squeeze a peach

(tune: Battle Hymn of the Republic)



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MRS. O'LEARY'S COW
Late last night
While we were all in bed
Mrs. O'Leary left a lantern in a the shed
And when the cow kicked it over
She winked her eye and said
There'll be a hot time
In the old town tonight

FIRE, FIRE, FIRE

last night late
While all in bed were we
Lantern was left by Mrs. O'Leary
And when the kick cowed it over
She eyed her wink and said
There'll be a time hot
In the town old tonight

IfER, IFER, IFER



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OKLAHOMA
from the musical Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Where the wind comes sweepin' down the plains
And the wavin' wheat
Can sure smell sweet
When the wind comes right behind the rain
Oklahoma
Every night my honey lamb and I
Sit alone and talk and watch a hawk
Makin' lazy circles in the sky
We know we belong to the land
And the land we belong to is grand
And when we say, YEOW! A yip-i-o-ee-ay
We're only sayin'
You're doin' fine Oklahoma
Oklahoma, O-K-L-A-H-O-M-A
Oklahoma, YEOW!!



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OO-DE-LALLY
Robin Hood an Little John
Walkin' through the forest
Laughin' back and forth
At what the other one has to say
Reminiscin' this n' that
N' havin' such a good time
Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally
Golly what a day

Never ever thinkin'
There was danger in the water
They were drinkin'
They just guzzled it down
Never dreamin' that a schemin'
Sheriff and his posse
Was a watchin' them and gatherin' around

Robin Hood and Little John
Runnin' through the forest
Jumpin' fences dodgin' trees
And tryin' to get away
Contemplatin' nothin'
But escapin' finally makin' it
Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally
Golly what a day
Oo-de-lally, oo-de-lally
Golly what a day



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PADEROOSKI
One night one morn' when I was born
And the whistle went toot, toot
You could fry an egg or bake a cake
When the mudpies were in bloom
Does six plus six make nine?
Does ice grow on a vine?
Is Old Black Joe and Eskimo
In the good old summertime
Oh, whoop-de-doop for the noodle soup
Come give yourself a shine
I'm guilty judge I stole the fudge
Three cheers for Auld Lang Syne
I cannot tell a lie
i hopped an apple pie
It's on a tree, beneath the sea
Above the great blue sky
Oh, Easter eggs don't wash their legs
There children become ducks
I'd rather buy a lemon pie
For forty-seven bucks
Way down in Barcelonio
I hopped into a phonio
But that was all bolognio
Paderooski blow your horn TOOT! TOOT!



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PINK PAJAMAS
Oh, I wear my pink pajamas
In the summer when it's hot
And I wear my flannel nightie
In the winter when it's not
And sometimes in the springtime
And sometimes in the fall
I jump between the sheets
With nothin' on at all

Glory, glory Hallelujah
Glory, glory what's it to ya
Bonnie breezes blowin' through ya
With nuthin' on at all



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PINK PORPOISES
As one pink porpoise popped into the pool
The other pink porpoise popped out
(repeat three more times)

Chorus:
They were only playing leap-frog
(repeat three more times)
(repeat verse line once)

As one brown bear bounced into the briar
The other brown bear bounced out

Chorus:

As one fresh fish flopped into the fire
The other fresh fish flopped out

Chorus:

As one eager eagle eased under the eaves
The other eager eagle eased out

Chorus:

As one slick snake slid up the slide
The other slick snake slid down

Chorus:

(tune : Battle Hymn of the Republic)



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RAGS
My little puppy's name is Rags
He eats so much that his tummy sags
Big floppy ears and a tail that wags
And when he walks he zigs and zags
Flip, flop, wiggle, waggle, zig, zag
Flip, flop, wiggle, waggle, zig, zag

My little puppy he never obeys
He always runs the other way
He doesn't have a pedigree
But I love him and he loves me
Flip, flop, wiggle, waggle, zig, zag
Flip, flop, wiggle, waggle, zig, zag

(tune : Six Little Ducks)



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SHE WEARS A "G"
She wears a "G" for good Old Glory
She wears an "I" for interest too
She wears an "R" for real live sportsmanship
She wears an "L" for loyalty, for loyalty
She wears an "S" for her sincerity
She wears a "C" for courtesy, for courtesy
She wears an "O-U-T" for outdoor life
And you can bet she's a good Girl Scout
Hey!



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THREE MERRY FISHERMEN
There were three merry fishermen
(repeat)
Fisher, fisher, men, men, men
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

The first one's name was Abraham
(repeat)
Abra, abra, ham, ham, ham
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

The second one's name was Isaac
(repeat)
I, I, sic, sic, sic
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

The third one's name was Jacob
(repeat)
Jay, ay, cub, cub, cub
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

They all went down to Amster-shhh
(repeat)
Amster, Amster, shhh, shhh, shhh
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

You mustn't say that naughty word
(repeat)
Naughty, naughty, word, word, word
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

I'm going to say it anyway
(repeat)
Any, any, way, way, way
(repeat)
(repeat first line)

They all went down to Amster-DAM
(repeat)
Amster, Amster, DAM, DAM, DAM
(repeat)
(repeat first line)



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TITANIC
Split the group into two groups with one echoing the other on the chorus

Oh, they built the ship Titanic
To sail the ocean blue
And they thought they had a ship
That the water wouldn't go through
It was on her maiden trip
That the iceberg hit the ship
It was sad when the great ship went down

chorus:
Oh, it was sad (so sad)
It was sad (so sad)
It was sad when the great ship went down
to the bottom of the (1 & 2)
(1.) se-e-e-ea
(2.) Husbands and wives little children lost their lives
It was sad when the great ship went down

It was off the English shore
'Bought a hundred miles or more
When the rich refused to associate with the poor
So they put them down below
Where they were the first to go
It was sad when the great ship went down

chorus:

So they put the lifeboats out
On the dark and dreary sea
And the band struck up
"My Country 'Tis of Thee"
Little children wept and cried
As the waves swept o'er the side
It was sad when the great ship went down

chorus:

The captain stood on deck
With a teardrop in his eye
To the last lifeboat
He waved and said goodbye
He khew he'd made a slip
So he went down with the ship
It was sad went the great ship went down

chorus:

So they built another ship
Called the S.S. Mary Lou
And they painted it with white
And they painted it with blue
And they christened it with BEER!
And it sank right off the pier
It was sad when the great ship went down

chorus:

The moral of my story is
As you can plainly see
To wear a life preserver
When you're out upon the sea
And if you make a slip
To go down with your ship
It was sad whent he great ship went down

chorus:



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TZENA
Tzena, tzena, tzena, tzena
Can't you hear the music playing
In the village square
Tzena, tzena join the celebration
There'll be people there from every nation
Dawn will find us
Dancing in the sunlight
Dancing in the village square



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UP WITH PEOPLE
It happened just this morning
I was walking down the street
The milkman and the postman
And policeman I did meet
There in every window
At every single door
I recognized people
I'd never noticed before

Chorus:
Up, up with people
You meet 'em wherever you go
Up, up with people
They're the best kind of folks we know
If more people were for people
All people everywhere
There'd be a lot less people to worry about
And a lot more people who care
There'd be a lot less people to worry about
And a lot more people who care

Chorus:

People from the Southland
And people from the North
Like a mighty army
I saw them coming forth
'Twas a great reunion
Befitting of a king
Then I realized people
Were a lot more important than things

Chorus:

Inside everybody
There's some bad and there's some good
But don't let anybody
Start attacking peoplehood
Love them as they are
And fight for them to be
Great men and great women
As God meant them to be

Chorus:



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WEINER MAN
I know a weiner man
He owns a weiner stand
He know quite everything
From hot dogs on down
Someday I'll be his wife
Eat weiners all my life
That's why I love that weiner man
HOT DOG!



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WHAT SHALL WE DO WITH A DRUNKEN SAILOR?
What shall we do with a drunken sailor?
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:
Hooray, and up she rises
(repeat twice more)
Early in the morning

Put him in the guardhouse til he gets sober
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:

Put him in the scuppers with a hose pipe on 'im
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:

Heave him by the leg in a running bowline
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:

Shave his belly with a rusty razor
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:

That's what we'll do with a drunken sailor
(repeat twice more)
Earlye in the morning

Chorus:



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WHEN I FIRST CAME TO THIS LAND
When I first came to this land
I was not a wealthy man
So I got myself a (*)
And I did what I could
called my (@)
And I did what I could

* Shack - (@) shack break my back
* Horse - (@) horse lazy of course
* Cow - (@) no milk cow
* Duck - (@) out of luck
* Wife - (@) run for you life
* Son - (@) works all done

With each verse the preceding verses are repeated like the Twelve Days of Christmas



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WHISTLE, MARY, WHISTLE
Mother:
Whistle, Mary, whistle and you shall have (*)
* 1.cow
2.goat
3.pig
4.man

Daughter:
I can't whistle Mother because (#)
# 1. I don't know how
2. It hurts my throat
3. I am too big
4. ( she whistles ) I've just found out I can

Mother has last line:
She's just found out she can

Mother and daughter alternate lines



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