sábado, 23 de enero de 2010


Lonnie Donegan

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor (on the bedpost overnight)lonnie donegan & his skiffle groupoh me oh my oh youwhatever shall i do?hallelujah, the question is peculiari'd give a lot of doughif only i could knowthe answer to my questionis it yes or is it no?chorus:does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?if your mother says don't chew it, do you swallow it in spite?can you catch it on your tonsils, can you heave it left & right?does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the bedpost overnight?here comes a blushing bridethe groom is by her sideup to the altar, just as steady as gibraltarthe groom has got the ring& it's such a pretty thingbut as he slips it on her fingerthe choir begins to sing:(chorus)now the nation rise as oneto send their wanted sonup to the white house, yes, the nation's only white houseto voice their discontentunto the pres-i-dentthe bonny burning question, what has swept this continent?(lonnie speaks: if tin whistles are made of tin, what do they make fog horns out of? another man shouts: boom boom!)(chorus)on the bedpost overnight(man: hello there, i love you & the one who holds you tight! lonnie: monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday, friday, sat'day night!)on the bedpost overnight(man: a dollar is a dollar & a dime is a dime! lonnie: he'd sing another chorus but he hasn't got the time!)on the bedpost overnight, yeah!

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