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The Merry Goes 'Round
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Sammy the spider was on a mission
To move from the bathroom to the kitchen
He gathered his things and put 'em in a bag
Said goodbye to his mom and dad

His 47 siblings begged "to stay here instead"
But he went ahead and slid down his spider web
Like a gun slinger in the old wild west

He clinched his teeth
And squinted his eyes
And dared the world to put him to the test

Chorus 1
Sammy the spider
Sure was a tiger
He pulled his knee socks up higher
All eight of them
He was on a mission
From the bathroom to the kitchen
He was a real fighter
Sammy the spider

The hallway opened up like the great unknown that day
A vast expanse in which many a spider lost his way
His nerves were jumpy as he cleared the hall
He turned the corner, and that's when he saw

A shadow cast a menacing shape
It looked like a monster complete with a cape
He snuck and he creeped and karate chopped with his hands

Just to discover
It was nothing other
Than a dust ball back lit by a lamp

Chorus 2
Sammy the spider
Sure was a tiger
He pulled his knee socks up higher
All eight of them
He was on an expedition
An impossible mission
He was real fighter
That Sammy the spider

Tired and thirsty, he began to lose heart
Just a sad spider alone in the dark
He pulled a tattered picture from out of his bag
He could almost hear those glistening counters
And lovely painted cabinets whisper
"Come on Sammy, keep moving ahead..."

So he pulled up his britches and he held his head up high
He focused all four eyes, and kept 'em on the prize
Didn't flinch at shadows, he just passed 'em by

Weary and exhausted,
He kept on walkin'
Until he finally arrived

Chorus 3
Sammy the spider
Sure was a tiger
He pulled his knee socks up higher
All eight of them
He completed his mission
He made it to the kitchen
He was a real fighter
That Sammy the spider

Sammys got an apartment in the sky rise of the kitchen
With children of his own now, his parents come and visit



I wanna say welcome to a wonderland
An amusement park full of delights and
The best part is they have one in every town
its your local market where you ride a cart around

They have stacks of candy in every isle
And every kind of cereal that goes on for miles
Flour and milk that can be made
Into brown gravy for supper Sunday

They got 50 pound bags of chicken nuggets
They got yummy yogurt by the bucket.
Shelves and shelves of home made stuffin’
Oh what a treat

CHORUS
That's what I love about the grocery store
They have everything that you could want and so much more
Its so hard to keep my hands inside the cart
But I better try or mom won't bring me back no more

They got sweet and sour stir fried rice
They got Alaskan salmon sitting on ice
They got blue corn chips and bagel bites
Coconut in a can

And if your from the south you'll be really pleased
They have black eyed peas and collared greens
And if you're from the North theres stuff just for you
Like king crab legs and eskimo pie, too

They have lots of veggies so you'll grow up tall
Beef and chicken so you'll be strong and all
The dairy to help build unbreakable bones
Hey, ice cream counts, at least I think so

CHORUS
They have chocolate chip cookies and pecan snookies
And pop corn snacks where its says on the back
You get a toy surprise like x-ray glasses for your eyes
There's croissant rolls, jelly rolls, soda fountains overflow
If I don't get my snow cone my head will explode

They got barbecue chicken with all the fixings
Sweet buttermilk for buttermilk biscuits
Brownies in a box, just water and mix em’
Oh oh, Ummm Ummm good

CHORUS +
Yes, its so hard to keep my hands inside the cart
But I better try or mom won't bring me back no more

Please...
This is the last thing I'll ever ask for in my entire life
Please...
Its just 99 cents...




Imagine now if you will
A ship in sail to the arctic seas
Dawn is rising the breeze is still
The ocean frozen underneath

Icebergs like diamonds floating by
Reflecting like gem stones in your eyes

We're in the land of the midnight sun
Explorers you and I

Chorus
So take my hand
Turn your head to the sky
Northern lights shine on what's true
That you will always love me
And I, you
Just like penguins do

How strangely silent is the North
A blanket of snow quiets everything
There's no scent upon the wind
As ice encases even dreams

But if you still your heart beat
You'll hear ptarmagin and polar bear sing

Travelers here in The last frontier
Seeing what few have seen

Chorus
Back upon our boat so gently rocking
Like a cloak, darkness slowly falling
The sky lets out a sigh
As stars go floating by

Chorus x2
That you will always love me
And I, you
Just like penguins do




There was a bull named Bucky
It seemed he ran out of lucky
You see Bucky
Didn't wanna buck

That was a problem you see
Cause he was on his way to Tallahassee
The main attraction
At the tri-county rodeo

He dazzeled 'em from Dallas to Dakota
Into the air he’d throw ya
And if you’d stay on his back
You'd win the gold

He had quite a reputation
A tornado of devastaion
But he was mellowing now
As he was growing old

Still you’d hear ‘em say...

Chorus
Step right in, step right up
Come see Bucky the bucking bull buck
He's a mean hombre, with big scary horns
Many mamas curse the day he was born
Come on in and get your ticket here
Your safe in the stands, you got nothing to fear
Watch the cowboys test their luck
See if they got the right stuff
Watch Bucky the bucking bull buck

He arrived at the rodeo around ten
He had a star trailer to lay in
And around him he saw the other bulls
Warning up

They loaded him into the chute
His rope not to tight, not too loose
And a rookie named Garret
Climbed upon his back

It became the same old routine
He had seen it all
There was no thrill it seemed
The dream had died long ago

But still you’d hear ‘em say

Chorus
The cowboy nodded his head and said “Let ‘er rip!”
The chute gate opened and they moved out quick
But Bucky hardly bucked and the cowboy cursed
"Come on now, give me your worst!"

There was such passion in the young man’s voice
Bucky came alive, well he had no choice
He said "ok cowboy, buckle in
Were gonna dance
Were gonna dance
Hang on to your pants!

And now you hear ‘em say

Chorus




She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes
She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes
Coming round the mountain, she'll be coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain when she comes
She'll be driving six white horses when she comes
She'll be driving six white horses when she comes
She'll be driving six white horses, she'll be driving six white horses,
Driving six white horses when she comes
And we'll all go out to meet her when she comes
Yes we'll all go out to meet her when she comes
We'll all go out to greet her, yes we will all go out to meet her,
We'll all go out to meet her when she comes
She'll be wearing red pajamas when she comes
She'll be wearing red pajamas when she comes
Wearing red pajamas, why is she wearing red pajamas,
Don’t know why but she'll be wearing red pajamas when she comes
She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes
She'll be coming round the mountain when she comes
Coming round the mountain, she'll be coming round the mountain,
Coming round the mountain when she comes
Coming round the mountain when she comes




Sara the swan let out a big yawn
And headed to the bathroom sink
In the mirror she stared
For a while there
It seemed like a good place to think

She had a strange feeling was she dreaming
The light so strangely gleaming

There’s a knock at the door
A funny suit Sammy wore
And on his face an ear to ear grin
He said Sara, dear
I could use your help here
Please wont you let me in

Chorus 1
Then her mom said
Get out of bed Sara Swan sleepy head
The day light is burning while the clock hands are turning
But this dreaming Sara said
Is better than what I have
The world when I sleep
Is the one i want to keep
Oh get out of bed
Sara Swan sleepy head

Back in her dream
She went running
To answer the door
Lickity split
And still waiting by
With a patch on his eye
Stood Sammy all of two foot six

Adventure reflected in the pool of his eyes
Sara let out an audible sigh

With the sword in his hand
He gave the command
Before she could count to ten
The pirates were there
With knots and beads in their hair
Like rats they came pouring in

Repeat chorus 1
Back in dream land
Sammy took her hand
And led her to a safe hiding place
But the coast was not clear
And Sara Swan, she could hear
The heavy boot steps of someone giving chase
Her heart was beating fast
She feared it would jump right out of her chest

She was confronted
With a sword that was pointed
It no longer seemed like play
She let out a scream
Said “But this is just a dream”
And that's when she heard the pirate say

Chorus 3
You best get out of bed Sara Swan sleepy head
The day light is burning while the clock hands are turning
This time Sara said
“Being awake is best instead
The world when I sleep
Is not the one I want to keep”

That's how Sara Swan
Finally got out of bed
They no longer call her
Sara Swan sleepy head

Outro
She got out of bed
Sara the swan
Doesn't lay all day in bed
She gets up instead




The music of the breeze played by the trees
A crazy kind of rhythm
Watch the dancing of the leaves

Branches like fingers
And they're strumming away
The wind like a harp
That's what the trees like to play

Chorus:
Let's have a play day
An anything-you-say day
What do you say, maybe?
We have a dance away the day, day
We're gonna dance
We're gonna dance
We're gonna dance!

My cat can't talk
But he makes music when he walks
With a pitter pat
The horse goes clickity clack

The car horn beeps
Like a symphony
The tractors rattle and hum
I play the pots like drums

Crickets have a talent
And they play quite well
Violins so small
They squeak for us all

Chorus
Yeah, well I can dance to anything
The breeze in the trees
The the pitter pat of the cat
The waltz of the horse at it goes clickity clack
The car horns that beeps
The tractor rattles and hums
I play the pots like drums
With the crickets as they play
Their tiny violins all day

Chorus X2

La La La...
Boogie woogie woogie
Boogie woogie
La La La...




Think there's a monster in your closet
Even if you lock it
Think you can't stop it
No matter how hard you try

Well listen here sleepy head
Close your eyes and go to bed
With good thoughts in your head
Tell you why it's gonna be alright

Chorus
They're only shadows
They're only shadows
They're only shadows
In the night

You walk down the street
A creepy feeling starts to creep
And suddenly you feel your feet
Moving faster til they fly

You look all around
You look up and you look down
But still there's nothing you have found
And I will tell you why

Chorus
There are lots of things that may go bump in the night
But if you use your brain you will be alright
That scary noise is just the faucet dripping
And the thump thump thump is the dog's tail wagging
The thing you saw out of the corner of your eye
Was just a shadow in the night

You can't have shadows without the light
No hello without goodbye
No laughter 'til you cried
That's just part of life
The great compromise
You are truly wise
If you see with your own eyes

Chorus X2




I come from Alabama
With my banjo on my knee
I'm going to Louisiana,
Susanna for to see
It rained all night
The day I left
The weather it was dry
The sun so hot,
I froze myself
But Susanna, don't you cry

Oh, Susanna,
Don't you cry for me
I come from Alabama
With my banjo on my knee

I had a dream the other night
When everything was still
I thought I saw Susanna
Coming down that hill
The buckwheat cake
Was in her mouth
The tear was in her eye
Says I, I'm coming from the south
Susanna, don't you cry

Oh, Susanna,
Don't you cry for me
I come from Alabama
With my banjo on my knee

Oh, Susanna,
Don't you cry for me
I come from Alabama
With my banjo on my knee




Raindrops drops don't you cry for me
Blue sky is all I wanna see
Raindrops don't you cry for me
And don't come back tomorrow

For I think today
I'll simply laugh and say
No more grey skies for you
I'll smile like the sun
Til the fever catches on
And I feel good through and through

Chorus:
So keep the rain
Give me the rainbow
Who needs sorrow
That's not what a heart is for
Keep the rain
Give me the rainbow
I don't wanna be blue no more

Raindrops I won't shed a tear
My heart sings far away from here
I can tell you my secret, dear
The sun will shine tomorrow

I used to fall apart
Every time the skies turned dark
But I found a trick you see
With laughter in my heart
Even when we part
I bring the sunshine with me

Chorus
Too many days I have wasted
The seed is all I tasted
Instead of the fruit, you see
So I'm turning over a new leaf
Hey, Its the new me

Chorus
Keep the rain
Give me the rainbow
Keep the indigo
And give me the pot of gold
Keep the rain
Give me the rainbow
I don't wanna be blue no more
I don't wanna be blue no more
I don't wanna be blue no more



My Favorite Things

There was a tree All in the wood The prettiest tree That you ever did see Now, the tree in a hole And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around, and the green grass grows all around And on that tree There was a limb The prettiest limb That you ever did see Oh, the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And on that limb There was a branch The prettiest branch That you ever did see Oh, the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And on that branch (And on that branch) There was a nest (There was a nest) The prettiest nest (The prettiest nest) That you ever did see Oh, the nest on the branch, And the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And in that nest (And in that nest) There was an egg (There was an egg) The prettiest egg (The prettiest egg) That you ever did see Now, the egg in the nest, And the nest on the branch, And the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And in that egg There was a bird The prettiest bird That you ever did see Oh, the bird in the egg, And the egg in the nest, And the nest on the branch, And the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And on that bird (And on that bird) There was a wing (There was a wing) The prettiest wing (The prettiest wing) That you ever did see Oh, the wing on the bird, And the bird in the egg, And the egg in the nest, And the nest on the branch, And the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around. And on that wing There was a feather The prettiest feather That you ever did see Oh, the feather on the wing, And the wing on the bird, And the bird in the egg, And the egg in the nest, And the nest on the branch, And the branch on the limb, And the limb on the tree, And the tree in a hole, And the hole in the ground And the green grass grows all around, all around, green grass grows all around. And on that feather (And on that feather) There was a bug (There was a bug) The prettiest bug (The prettiest bug) That you ever did see
Oh, the bug on the feather,
And the feather on the wing,
And the wing on the bird,
And the bird in the egg,
And the egg in the nest,
And the nest on the branch,
And the branch on the limb,
And the limb on the tree,
And the tree in a hole,
And the hole in the ground
And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around.

And on that bug
There was a germ
The prettiest germ
That you ever did see
Oh, the germ on the bug,
And the bug on the feather,
And the feather on the wing,
And the wing on the bird,
And the bird in the egg,
And the egg in the nest,
And the nest on the branch,
And the branch on the limb,
And the limb on the tree,
And the tree in a hole,
And the hole in the ground
And the green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around.

The green grass grows all around, all around and the green grass grows all around.




Early this morning
I was layin' in my bed
A sound came crashin
Down around my head

I looked around
Two blood shot eyes
Stared a hole inside that clock
Hopin' it would die

Chorus
I got the snooze button blues
Oh, yeah, yeah
Oh Lord, I cannot loose
These snooze button blues

Well, the next thing that I know
Its half past eight
I was early before
But now I'm running late

Chorus
Well, if I were royalty and I got my way
Underneath these comfy covers is where I'd stay
But I got places to go
And I got people to see
And that's why this darn clock's always bothering me

Chorus

scat singing

I got the snooze button blues
I'm as blue as I can be
Oh Lord, I cannot loose
These snooze button blues
I got the snooze button blues
I'm as blue as I can be
Oh Lord, I cannot lose
These snooze button blues




Do you see the man with a monkey in his hand
He sings to him sweetly and calls him Sam
He's happy
So happy

And do you see the lady with the long black beard
Its her pride and joy
She's been growing it for years
She's happy
So happy

So may I caution you and say beware
Before you dare judge and stare

CHORUS
'Cause everybody has to be something
Its a lot better than just being nothing
Everybody has to be something
Whatever makes 'em happy

We all know Mary she has fifty cats
And all day long she is giving them baths
It makes her happy
So happy

Arnold is a hermit
He gets lots of weird looks
Because all of his friends
Well, they live inside of books
But they make him happy
So happy

You never know what it takes
For someone to be glad in their own way

CHORUS

We can see pieces of ourself
In the reflection of everyone else
So judging them is like judging yourself
Instead of just being happy

I know a lady
Who dances on her bed
Only she can hear the music
'Cause it's in her head
But she's happy
So happy

So be as different as you want
It's even more fun than you thought

CHORUS x2




I've often heard
Though it sounds absurd
There's a certain kind of person
Who just to get a thrill...

Walks through the desert just for something to do
Flies through the skies with no parachute
Some folks climb to the highest mountain
Other folks bathe in Italian fountains

Swim to the icy polar caps
Wearing nothing but shorts and a plastic cap
But I know a place where I can do all that

Chorus 1
In my room I have a stack of books
Where worlds unfold if I just look
In my room I can go anywhere
Just close my door and I am there
I can fight a ninja on my bed
All I have to do is just knock him on the head
There's nothing I can't do
In my room

Some folks drag themselves to Timbuktu
Just to see a monkey wearing funny shoes
Some folks float all the way to China
For wonton soup in a Hong Kong diner

They take lessons to be fluent in mouse
Or go to Spain to learn to sew a blouse
Well I can do all that without leaving my house

Chorus 2
In my room I have a stack of books
Where worlds unfold if I just look
In my room I can go anywhere
Just close my door and I am there
I can have Christmas in June
Or build a rocket and walk on the moon
I can do what I want to
In my room

In my room - my lamp becomes an Eiffle Tower
In my room - my dog wears a cape and has special powers
In my room - I spend hours and hours
Deep in the jungle playing with all the boys and girls

Chorus 3
In my room I have a stack of books
Where worlds unfold if I just look
In my room I can go anywhere
Just close my door and I am there
I can sneak around like a crafty raccoon
Give me some pots and I'll play you a tune
There's nothing I can't do
In my room
There's nothing I can't do
In my room




My dog's name is George
We like to sit and stare on the front porch
George is my best friend
And I always will love him

There the sun sits up in the sky
And the boy in the moon comes out each night
They hardly ever see one another
But they always will need each other

Chorus
That's how the world goes
Everyone needs someone
Someone to love 'em
Someone to hold
When life seems a lonesome mystery
I'll count on you
And you can count on me

There's a lone tree in the square
And a small bird that takes shelter there
The bird sings along to the swaying of it's leaves
As they keep each other company

Chorus

The world is full of possibilities
As many as there are fishes in the sea
There's as much love as there are stars in the sky
As many answers as there are why's

Chorus

If you ever feel lost now
Don't you worry
I'll count on you
And you can count on me