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All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth
Angels We Have Heard on High
Auld Lang Syne


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Blue Christmas


B

The Christmas Song


C

Deck the Halls
Do You Hear What I Hear?


D

Feliz Navidad
The First Noël
Frosty the Snowman


F

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer


G

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Here Comes Santa Claus
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas


H

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas


I

Jingle Bell Rock
Jingle Bells
Joy to the World


J

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
Little Drummer Boy


L

O Christmas Tree
O Come All Ye Faithful
O Holy Night
O LIttle Town of Bethlehem


O

Pretty Paper


P

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree
Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer


R

Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
Silent Night
Silver Bells


S

Up on the Rooftop


U

White Christmas
Winter Wonderland

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Christmas Songs

All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth
All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
My two front teeth, just my two front teeth
Gee, if I could only have my two front teeth
Then I could wish you Merry Christmas

It seems so long since I could say
“Sister Suzy sitting on a thistle”
Gosh, oh gee, how happy I’d be
If I could only “whithle”

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
My two front teeth, just my two front teeth
Gee, if I could only have my two front teeth
Then I could wish you Merry Christmas

Santa Claus and his reindeer
Used to bring me lots of toys and candy
But now when I try to call their names
None of them can understand me

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth
My two front teeth, just my two front teeth
Gee, if I could only have my two front teeth
Then I could wish you Merry Christmas

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Angels We Have Heard on High

Angels we have heard on high
Sweetly singing o'er the plains
And the mountains in reply
Echoing their joyous strains

Angels we have heard on high
Sweetly, sweetly through the night
And the mountains in reply
Echoing their brief delight

Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-o
Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-e-o

Shepherds, why this jubilee?
Why your joyous strains prolong?
What the gladsome tidings be
Which inspire your heavenly song?

Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-o
Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-e-o

Come to Bethlehem and see
Him whose birth the angels sing
Come, adore on bended knee
Christ the Lord, the newborn King

Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-o
Gl-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria. In ex-cel-sis De-e-o

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Auld Lang Syne

Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And never brought to mind?
Should auld acquaintance be forgot
And days of auld lang syne

For auld lang syne, my dear
For auld lang syne
We’ll take a cup of kindness yet
For auld lang syne

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Blue Christmas

I’ll have a blue Christmas without you
I’ll be so blue just thinking about you
Decorations of red on a green Christmas tree
Won’t be the same dear, if you’re not here with me

And when those blue snowflakes start falling
That’s when those blue memories start calling
You’ll be doin’ all right, with your Christmas of white
But I’ll have a blue, blue, blue, blue Christmas

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The Christmas Song

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire
Jack Frost nipping at your nose
Yuletide carols being sung by the choir
And folks dressed up like Eskimos

Everybody knows a turkey and some mistletoe
Help to make the season bright
Tiny little tots with their eyes all aglow
Will find it hard to sleep tonight

They know that Santa’s on his way
He’s loaded lots of toys and goodies on his sleigh
And every mother’s child is going to spy
To see if reindeer really know how to fly

And so I’m offering this simple phrase
To kids from one to ninety-two
Although it’s been said many times, many ways
Merry Christmas to you

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Deck the Halls

Deck the halls with boughs of holly. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
’Tis the season to be jolly. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Don we now our gay apparel. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Troll the ancient Yuletide carol. Fa la la la la, la la la la!

See the blazing yule before us. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Strike the harp and join the chorus. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Follow me in merry measure. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
While I tell of Yuletide treasure. Fa la la la la, la la la la!

Fast away the old year passes. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Hail the new, ye lads and lasses. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Sing we joyous all together. Fa la la la la, la la la la!
Heedless of the wind and weather. Fa la la la la, la la la la!

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Said the night wind to the little lamb
Do you see what I see?
Way up in the sky, little lamb
Do you see what I see?
A star, a star, dancing in the night
With a tail as big as a kite
With a tail as big as a kite

Said the little lamb to the shepherd boy,
Do you hear what I hear?
Ringing through the sky, shepherd boy,
Do you hear what I hear?
A song, a song, high above the trees
With a voice as big as the sea
With a voice as big as the sea

Said the shepherd boy to the mighty king
Do you know what I know?
In your palace warm, mighty king
Do you know what I know?
A Child, a Child shivers in the cold.
Let us bring Him silver and gold
Let us bring Him silver and gold

Said the king to the people everywhere
Listen to what I say
Pray for peace, people everywhere!
Listen to what I say
The Child, the Child, sleeping in the night
He will bring us goodness and light
He will bring us goodness and light

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Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad, Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad, Prospero Año y Felicidad

Feliz Navidad, Feliz Navidad
Feliz Navidad, Prospero Año y Felicidad

I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas
I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas
I wanna wish you a Merry Christmas
From the bottom of my heart

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The First Noël

The First Noel the angel did say
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
In fields as they lay, keeping their sheep
On a cold winter’s night that was so deep

Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
Born is the King of Israel

They looked up and saw a star
Shining in the east beyond them far
And to the earth it gave great light
And so it continued both day and night

And by the light of that same star
Three wise men came from country far
To seek for a king was their intent
And to follow the star wherever it went

This star drew nigh to the northwest
O’er Bethlehem it took its rest
And there it did both stop and stay
Right over the place where Jesus lay

Then entered in those wise men three
Full reverently upon their knee
And offered there in his presence
Their gold, and myrrh, and frankincense

Then let us all with one accord
Sing praises to our heavenly Lord
That hath made heaven and earth of naught
And with his blood mankind hath bought

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Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the snowman was a jolly, happy soul
With a corncob pipe and a button nose
And two eyes made out of coal

Frosty the snowman is a fairytale they say
He was made of snow, but the children know
How he came to life one day

There must have been some magic
In that old silk hat they found
For when they placed it on his head
He began to dance around

Frosty the snowman was alive as he could be
And the children say he could laugh and play
Just the same as you and me

Frosty the snowman knew the sun was hot that day
So he said, “Let’s run, and we’ll have some fun
Now before I melt away”

Down to the village with a broomstick in his hand
Running here and there all around the square
Saying, “Catch me if you can.”

He led them down the streets of town
Right to the traffic cop
And he only paused a moment when
He heard him holler, “Stop!”

Frosty the snowman had to hurry on his way
But he waved goodbye, saying, “Don’t you cry
I’ll be back again some day.”

Thumpety thump thump. Thumpety thump thump
Look at frosty go
Thumpety thump thump. Thumpety thump thump
Over the hills of snow

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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

God rest ye merry gentlemen. Let nothing you dismay
Remember Christ our Savior was born on Christmas Day
To save us all from Satan’s power
When we were gone astray

Oh, tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy

In Bethlehem, in Israel this blessed babe was born
And laid within a manger upon this blessed morn
To which His Mother Mary did nothing take in scorn

Oh, tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy

“Fear not then,” said the Angel, “Let nothing you affright
“This day is born a Savior of one pure Virgin bright
“To free all those who trust in Him
“From Satan’s power and might.”

Oh, tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy
Oh, tidings of comfort and joy

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Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Walking home from our house Christmas eve
You can say there’s no such thing as Santa
But as for me and Grandpa, we believe

She’d been drinkin’ too much eggnog
And we’d begged her not to go
But she forgot her medication
And she staggered out the door into the snow

When they found her Christmas mornin’
At the scene of the attack
She had hoof prints on her forehead
And incriminatin’ Claus marks on her back

Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Walkin’ home from our house Christmas eve
You can say there’s no such thing as Santa
But as for me and Grandpa, we believe

Now we’re all so proud of Grandpa
He’s been takin’ this so well
See him in there watchin’ football
Drinkin’ beer and playin’ cards with cousin Mel

It’s not Christmas without Grandma
All the family’s dressed in black
And we just can’t help but wonder
Should we open up her gifts or send them back?

Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Walkin’ home from our house Christmas eve
You can say there’s no such thing as Santa
But as for me and Grandpa, we believe

Now the goose is on the table
And the pudding made of fig
And the blue and silver candles
That would just have matched the hair in Grandma’s wig

I’ve warned all my friends and neighbors
Better watch out for yourselves
They should never give a license
To a man who drives a sleigh and plays with elves

Grandma got run over by a reindeer
Walkin’ home from our house, Christmas eve
You can say there’s no such thing as Santa
But as for me and Grandpa, we believe!

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Hark! The Herald Angles Sing

Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!”
Peace on earth, and mercy mild. God and sinners reconciled

Joyful, all ye nations, rise. Join the triumph of the skies
With angelic host proclaim, “Christ is born in Bethlehem.”
Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!”

Christ, by highest heav’n adored. Christ, the everlasting Lord
Late in time behold him come, offspring of the favored one

Veiled in flesh, the Godhead see. Hail, Incarnate Deity
Pleased, as man, with men to dwell. Jesus, our Emmanuel!
Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!”

Hail! the heav’n born Prince of peace!
Hail! the Son of Righteousness!
Light and life to all he brings
Risen with healing in his wings

Mild he lays his glory by, born that man no more may die
Born to raise the sons of earth
Born to give them second birth
Hark! the herald angels sing, “Glory to the newborn King!”

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Here Comes Santa Claus

Here comes Santa Claus. Here comes Santa Claus
Right down Santa Claus Lane
Vixen and Blitzen and all his reindeer pullin’ on the reins
Bells are ringin’, children singin’, all is merry and bright
Hang your stockings and say your prayers
’Cause Santa Claus comes tonight!

Here comes Santa Claus. Here comes Santa Claus
Right down Santa Claus Lane
He’s got a bag that’s filled with toys for boys and girls again
Hear those sleigh bells jingle jangle
Oh, what a beautiful sight
So jump in bed and cover your head
’Cause Santa Claus comes tonight!

Here comes Santa Claus. Here comes Santa Claus
Right down Santa Claus Lane
He doesn’t care if you’re rich or poor
He loves you just the same
Santa Claus knows we’re all God’s children
That makes everything right
So fill your hearts with Christmas cheer
’Cause Santa Claus comes tonight!

Here comes Santa Claus. Here comes Santa Claus
Right down Santa Claus lane
He’ll come around when the chimes ring out
That it’s Christmas morn again
Peace on earth will come to all, if we just follow the light
So let’s give thanks to the Lord above
That Santa Claus comes tonight!

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Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

Have a holly, jolly Christmas. It’s the best time of the year
I don’t know if there’ll be snow, but have a cup of cheer
Have a holly, jolly Christmas
And when you walk down the street
Say hello to friends you know and everyone you meet

Oh ho, the mistletoe! Hung where you can see
Somebody waits for you. Kiss her once for me

Have a holly jolly Christmas. And in case you didn’t hear
Oh by golly, have a holly jolly Christmas this year

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I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus

I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus
Underneath the mistletoe last night
They didn’t see me creep
Down the stairs to have a peep
She thought that I was tucked up
In my Bedroom fast asleep

Then I saw mommy tickle Santa Claus
Underneath his beard so snowy white
What a laugh it would have been
If daddy had only seen
Mommy kissing Santa Claus last night

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It Came Upon a Midnight Clear

It came upon a midnight clear
That glorious song of old
From angels bending near the earth
To touch their harps of gold
Peace on the earth, goodwill to men
From heaven’s all gracious King
The world in solemn stillness lay to hear the angels sing.

Still through the cloven skies they come
With peaceful wings unfurled
And still their heavenly music floats
O’er all the weary world
Above its sad and lowly plains
They bend on hovering wing
And ever o’er its Babel sounds the blessed angels sing

Yet with the woes of sin and strife
The world hath suffered long
Beneath the angel-strain have rolled
Two thousand years of wrong
And man, at war with man, hears not
The love song, which they bring
Oh, hush the noise, ye men of strife and hear the angels sing

For lo! the days are hastening on
By prophet bards foretold
When with the ever-circling years
Shall come the Age of Gold
When peace shall over all the earth
Its ancient splendors fling
And all the world give back the song
Which now the angels sing

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ev’rywhere you go
Take a look in the five-and-ten, glistening once again
With candy canes and silver lanes aglow

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Toys in ev’ry store
But the prettiest sight to see is the holly that will be
On your own front door

A pair of hopalong boots and a pistol that shoots
Is the wish of Barney and Ben
Dolls that will talk and will go for a walk
Is the hope of Janice and Jen
And Mom and Dad can hardly wait
For school to start again

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas ev’rywhere you go
There’s a tree in the Grand Hotel, one in the park as well
The sturdy kind that doesn’t mind the snow

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Soon the bells will start
And the thing that will make them ring
Is the carol that you sing right within your heart

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Jingle Bell Rock

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock
Jingle bells swing and jingle bells ring
Snowing and blowing up bushels of fun
Now the jingle hop has begun

Jingle bell, jingle bell, jingle bell rock
Jingle bells chime in jingle bell time
Dancing and prancing in Jingle Bell Square in the frosty air

What a bright time, it’s the right time to rock the night away
Jingle bell time is a swell time to go gliding in a one-horse sleigh

Giddy-up jingle horse, pick up your feet
Jingle around the clock
Mix and a-mingle in the jingling feet
That’s the jingle bell, that’s the jingle bell
That’s the jingle bell rock

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Jingle Bells

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh, hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh

Dashing through the snow in a one-horse, open sleigh
Over the fields we go, laughing all the way
Bells on Bob Tail ring, making spirits bright
What fun it is to laugh and sing a sleighing song tonight

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh, hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh

A day or two ago, I thought I’d take a ride
And soon Miss Fanny Bright was seated by my side
The horse was lean and lank. Misfortune seemed his lot
We ran into a drifted bank and there we got upshot

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh, hey!
Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way
Oh what fun it is to ride in a one-horse, open sleigh

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Joy to the World

Joy to the World, the Lord is come!
Let earth receive her King
Let every heart prepare Him room
And Heaven and nature sing
And Heaven and nature sing
And Heaven, and Heaven, and nature sing

Joy to the World, the Savior reigns!
Let men their songs employ
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy. Repeat the sounding joy
Repeat, repeat, the sounding joy

No more let sins and sorrows grow
Nor thorns infest the ground
He comes to make His blessings flow
Far as the curse is found. Far as the curse is found
Far as, far as, the curse is found

He rules the world with truth and grace
And makes the nations prove
The glories of His righteousness
And wonders of His love. And wonders of His love
And wonders, wonders, of His love

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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we’ve no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

It doesn’t show signs of stopping
And I brought some corn for popping
The lights are turned way down low
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

When we finally kiss goodnight
How I’ll hate going out in the storm
But if you really hold me tight
All the way home I’ll be warm

The fire is slowly dying
And, my dear, we’re still goodbye-ing
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

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Little Drummber Boy

Come they told me, pa rum pum pum pum
A new born King to see, pa rum pum pum pum
Our finest gifts we bring, pa rum pum pum pum
To lay before the King, pa rum pum pum pum
Rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum

So to honor Him, pa rum pum pum pum
When we come

Little Baby, pa rum pum pum pum
I am a poor boy too, pa rum pum pum pum
I have no gift to bring, pa rum pum pum pum
That’s fit to give the King, pa rum pum pum pum
Rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum

Shall I play for you, pa rum pum pum pum
On my drum?

Mary nodded, pa rum pum pum pum
The ox and lamb kept time, pa rum pum pum pum
I played my drum for Him, pa rum pum pum pum
I played my best for Him, pa rum pum pum pum
Rum pum pum pum, rum pum pum pum

Then He smiled at me, pa rum pum pum pum
Me and my drum

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O Christmas Tree

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
How are thy leaves so verdant?
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
How are thy leaves so verdant?

Not only in the summertime
Even in winter is thy prime
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
How are thy leaves so verdant!

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!

For every year the Christmas tree
Brings to us all both joy and glee
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Thy candles shine out brightly!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Thy candles shine out brightly!

Each bough doth hold its tiny light
That makes each toy to sparkle bright
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree
Thy candles shine out brightly!

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O Come All Ye Faithful

O come, all ye faithful, joyful and triumphant
O come ye, oh come ye to Bethlehem

Come and behold Him, born the King of Angels!
O come, let us adore Him. O come, let us adore Him
O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord

Sing, choirs of angels. Sing in exultation
O come ye, o come ye to Bethlehem

Come and behold Him, born the King of Angels
O come, let us adore Him. O come, let us adore Him
O come, let us adore Him, Christ the Lord

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O Holy Night

O holy night! The stars are brightly shining
It is the night of the dear Savior’s birth!
Long lay the world in sin and error pining
Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth

A thrill of hope the weary soul rejoices
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!

Fall on your knees. O hear the angel voices
O night divine. O night when Christ was born
O night divine. O night! O night divine!

Led by the light of faith serenely beaming
With glowing hearts by His cradle we stand
So led by light of a star sweetly gleaming
Here come the wise men from Orient land

The King of Kings lay thus in lowly manger
In all our trials born to be our friend

Fall on your knees. O hear the angel voices
O night divine. O night when Christ was born
O night divine. O night! O night divine!

Truly He taught us to love one another
His law is love and His gospel is peace
Chains shall He break for the slave is our brother
And in His name all oppression shall cease
Sweet hymns of joy in grateful chorus raise we
Let all within us praise His holy name

Fall on your knees. O hear the angel voices
O night divine. O night when Christ was born
O night divine. O night! O night divine!

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O Little Town of Bethlehem

O little town of Bethlehem, how still we see thee lie
Above thy deep and dreamless sleep, the silent stars go by

Yet in thy dark streets shineth, the everlasting light
The hopes and fears of all the years are met in thee tonight

O holy Child of Bethlehem, descend to us, we pray
Cast out our sin and enter in, be born to us today

We hear the Christmas angels, the great glad tidings tell
O come to us, abide with us, Our Lord Emmanuel

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Pretty Paper

Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue
Wrap your presents to your darling from you
Pretty pencils to write, I love you
Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue

Crowded street, busy feet, hustle by him
Downtown shoppers, Christmas is nigh
There he sits all alone on the sidewalk
Hoping that you won’t pass him by

Should you stop? Better not, much too busy
You’re in a hurry, my how time does fly
In the distance the ringing of laughter
And in the midst of the laughter he cries

Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue
Wrap your presents to your darling from you
Pretty pencils to write, I love you
Pretty paper, pretty ribbons of blue

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Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party hop
Mistletoe hung where you can see ev’ry couple tries to stop

You will get a sentimental feeling when you hear
Voices singing, “Let’s be jolly.
Deck the halls with boughs of holly.”

Rockin’ around the Christmas tree. Have a happy holiday
Everyone’s dancing merrily in a new, old-fashioned way

Rocking around the Christmas tree. Let the Christmas spirit ring
Later we’ll have some pumpkin pie, and we’ll do some caroling

You will get a sentimental feeling when you hear
Voices singing, “Let’s be jolly.
Deck the halls with boughs of holly.”

Rocking around the Christmas tree. Have a happy holiday
Everyone’s dancing merrily in a new, old-fashioned way

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Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer had a very shiny nose
And if you ever saw it, you would even say it glows
All of the other reindeer used to laugh and call him names
They never let poor Rudolph join in any reindeer games

Then one foggy Christmas eve, Santa came to say
"Rudolph with your nose so bright
Won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?"

Then how the reindeer loved him
As they shouted out with glee
“Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer, you’ll go down in history.”

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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town

You better watch out. You better not cry
You better not pout. I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town

He’s making a list. He’s checking it twice
He’s gonna find out who’s naughty or nice
Santa Claus is coming to town

He sees you when you’re sleeping
And he knows when you’re awake
He knows if you’ve been bad or good
So be good for goodness sake

You better watch out. You better not cry
You better not pout, I’m telling you why
Santa Claus is coming to town

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Silent Night

Silent night, holy night! All is calm, all is bright
Round yon Virgin, Mother and Child
Holy infant so tender and mild
Sleep in heavenly peace. Sleep in heavenly peace

Silent night, holy night! shepherds quake at he sight
Glories stream from heaven afar
Heavenly hosts sing Alleluia
Christ the Savior is born. Christ the Savior is born

Silent night, holy night! Son of God love’s pure light
Radiant beams from Thy holy face
With dawn of redeeming grace
Jesus Lord, at Thy birth. Jesus Lord, at Thy birth

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Silver Bells

Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the city
Ring-a-ling, hear them ring. Soon it will be Christmas day

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks dressed in holiday style
In the air there’s a feeling of Christmas
Children laughing, people passing, meeting smile after smile
And on every street corner you’ll hear

Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the city
Ring-a-ling, hear them ring. Soon it will be Christmas day

Strings of street lights, even stop lights
Blink a bright red and green
As the shoppers rush home with their treasures
Hear the snow crunch, see the kids bunch
This is Santa’s big scene. And above all this bustle you’ll hear

Silver bells, silver bells. It’s Christmas time in the city
Ring-a-ling, hear them ring. Soon it will be Christmas day

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Up on the Rooftop

Up on the rooftop reindeer pause
Out jumps good old Santa Claus
Down through the chimney with lots of toys
All for the little ones, Christmas joys

Ho, ho, ho! Who wouldn’t go!
Ho, ho, ho! Who wouldn’t go!
Up on the rooftop, click, click, click
Down through the chimney with good Saint Nick

First comes the stocking of little Nell
Oh, dear Santa, fill it well
Give her a dolly that laughs and cries
One that will open and shut her eyes

Ho, ho, ho! Who wouldn’t go!
Ho, ho, ho! Who wouldn’t go!
Up on the rooftop, click, click, click
Down through the chimney with good Saint Nick

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White Christmas

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas
Just like the ones I used to know
Where the treetops glisten and children listen
To hear sleigh bells in the snow

I’m dreaming of a white Christmas
With every Christmas card I write
May your days be merry and bright
And may all your Christmases be white

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Winter Wonderland

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?
In the lane, snow is glistening
A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight
Walking in a winter wonderland

Gone away is the bluebird
Here to stay is a new bird
He sings a love song as we go along
Walking in a winter wonderland

In the meadow we can build a snowman Then pretend that he is Parson Brown
He’ll say, “Are you married?” We’ll say, “No man.”
But you can do the job when you’re in town

Later on we’ll conspire
As we dream by the fire
To face unafraid the plans that we’ve made
Walking in a winter wonderland

In the meadow we can build a snowman
And pretend that he’s a circus clown
We’ll have lots of fun with mister snowman
Until the other kids knock him down

When it snows, ain’t it thrilling
Though your nose gets a chilling
We’ll frolic and play the Eskimo way
Walking in a winter wonderland

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Hannukah Songs

Hannukah, O Hannukah

Oh Hannukah, oh Hannukah, come light the menorah
Let’s have a party. We’ll all dance the hora
Gather ’round the table. We’ll give you a treat
Sevivonim to play with and latkes to eat

And while we are playing, the candles are burning low
One for each night, they shed a sweet light
To remind us of days long ago
One for each night, they shed a sweet light
To remind us of days long ago

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I Had a Little Dreidl

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of sand
And when I tried to spin it, it crumbled in my hand

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of sand
And when I tried to spin it, it crumbled in my hand

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of air
And when I tried to spin it, it simply wasn’t there

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of air
And when I tried to spin it, it simply wasn’t there

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of mud
And when I tried to spin it, it stained my mother’s rug

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of mud
And when I tried to spin it, it stained my mother’s rug

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of stone
I dropped it on my foot. It nearly broke my bone

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of stone
I dropped it on my foot. It nearly broke my bone

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of tin
And though I tried and tried some more
It simply wouldn’t spin

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of tin
And though I tried and tried some more
It simply wouldn’t spin

I had a little dreidl. I made it out of clay
And when it’s dry and ready, oh, dreidl I shall play

Oh, dreidl, dreidl, dreidl. I made it out of clay
And when it’s dry and ready, oh, dreidl I shall play

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Hava Nagila

Hava nagila, hava nagila
Hava nagila, ve-nismecha
Hava nagila, hava nagila
Hava nagila, ve-nismecha

Hava neranenah, hava neranenah
Hava neranenah ve-nismecha
Hava neranenah, hava neranenah
Hava neranenah ve-nismecha

Uru, uru achim!
Uru achim be-lev sameach
Uru achim be-lev sameach
Uru achim be-lev sameach
Uru achim be-lev sameach

Uru achim! Uru achim!
Be-lev sameach

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Easter Songs

Easter Parade

In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it
You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade
I’ll be all in clover and when they look you over
I’ll be the proudest fellow in the Easter parade

On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will snap us
And you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure

Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet
And of the girl I’m taking to the Easter parade

On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will snap us
And you’ll find that you’re in the rotogravure

Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet
And of the girl I’m taking to the Easter parade

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Here Comes Peter Cottontail

Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin, Easter’s on its way
Bringin every girl and boy
Baskets full of Easter joy
Things to make your Easter bright and gay

He’s got jelly beans for Tommy
Colored eggs for sister Sue
There’s an orchid for your mommy
And an Easter bonnet too

Oh! here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppity, happy Easter Day

Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin, Easter’s on its way
Try to do the things you should
Maybe if you’re extra good
He’ll roll lots of Easter eggs your way

You’ll wake up on Easter mornin’
And you’ll know that he was there
When you find those chocolate bunnies
That he’s hiding everywhere

Oh! here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin’ down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppity, happy Easter Day

Hippity hoppity, happy Easter Day

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American Song List

  • Click song title to see lyrics
  • Click “Christmas” link at end of lyrics to return to song list

America the Beautiful


A

Battle Hymn of the Republic


B

God Bless America


G

My Country ’Tis of Thee (America)


M

Star Spangled Banner


S

Yankee Doodle
Yankee Doodle Boy
You’re a Grand Old Flag

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American Songs

America the Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies
For amber waves of grain
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain
America! America! God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea

O beautiful for pilgrim feet
Whose stern impassion’d stress
A thoroughfare for freedom beat
Across the wilderness
America! America! God mend thine ev’ry flaw
Confirm thy soul in self-control
Thy liberty in law

O beautiful for heroes proved
In liberating strife
Who more than self their country loved
And mercy more than life
America! America! May God thy gold refine
Till all success be nobleness
And ev’ry gain divine

O Beautiful for patriot dream
That sees beyond the years
Thine alabaster cities gleam
Undimmed by human tears
America! America! God shed His grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea

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Battle Hymn of the Republic

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword
His truth is marching on

Glory, Glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelu jah!
His truth is marching on

I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps
They have builded Him an altar in the evening dews and damps
I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps
His day is marching on

Glory, Glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelujah!
Glory, glory, hallelu jah!
His truth is marching on

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God Bless America

God bless America, land that I love
Stand beside her and guide her
Through the night with the light from above
From the mountains to the prairies
To the oceans, white with foam
God bless America, my home sweet home

God bless America
My home sweet home

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My Country ’Tis of Thee (America)

My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet Land of Liberty, of thee I sing
Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride
From every mountainside, Let Freedom ring

My native country, thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love
I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills
My heart with rapture thrills like that above

Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees, Sweet Freedom’s song
Let mortal tongues awake; Let all that breathe partake
Let rocks their silence break, the sound prolong

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Star Spangled Banner

O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight
O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?
And the rockets’ red glare, the bombs bursting in air
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there
O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep
Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes
What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam
In full glory reflected now shines in the stream
’Tis the star-spangled banner, O long may it wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of war and the battle’s confusion
A home and a country, should leave us no more?
Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps’ pollution
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave

O thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand
Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation
Blest with vict’ry and peace, may the Heav’n rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just
And this be our motto: ’In God is our trust.’
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

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Yankee Doodle

Yankee Doodle went to London riding on a pony
Stuck a feather in his hat and called it macaroni
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

Father and I went down to camp, along with Captain Gooding
And there we saw the men and boys, as thick as hasty pudding
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

There was Captain Washington upon a slapping stallion
A-giving orders to his men, I guess there was a million
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

And then we saw a swamping gun, large as a log of maple
Upon a deuced little cart, a load for father’s cattle
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

And every time they shoot it off, it takes a horn of powder
It makes a noise like father’s gun, only a nation louder
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

I went as nigh to one myself, as Siah’s underpinning
And father went as nigh again, I thought the deuce was in him
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

We saw a little barrel, too, the heads were made of leather
They knocked upon it with little clubs, and called the folks together
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, nd with the girls be handy

And there they’d fife away like fun, and play on cornstalk fiddles
And some had ribbons red as blood, all bound around their middles
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

The troopers, too, would gallop up and fire in our faces
It scared me almost to death to see them run such races
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

Uncle Sam came there to change some pancakes and some onions
For lasses cake to carry home to give his wife and young ones
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

But I cannot tell half I see, they kept up such a smother
So I took my hat off, made a bow, and scampered home to mother
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

Cousin Simon grew so bold, I thought he would have cocked it
It scared me so I streaked it off, and hung by father’s pocket
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

And there I saw a pumpkin shell, as big as mother’s basin
And every time they touched it off, they scampered like the nation
Yankee doodle, keep it up, Yankee doodle dandy
Mind the music and the step, and with the girls be handy

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Yankee Doodle Boy

I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy
A Yankee Doodle, do or die
A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam
Born on the Fourth of July
I’ve got a Yankee Doodle sweetheart
She’s my Yankee Doodle joy
Yankee Doodle came to London
Just to ride the ponies
I am the Yankee Doodle boy

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You’re a Grand Old Flag

You’re a grand old flag
You’re a high-flying flag
And forever in peace may you wave
You’re the emblem of the land I love
The home of the free and the brave
Ev’ry heart beats true
’Neath the Red, White and Blue
Where there’s never a boast or brag
But should auld acquaintance be forgot
Keep your eye on the grand old flag

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Mardi Gras Songs

I’m Walkin’ to New Orleans

This time I’m walkin’ to New Orleans
I’m walkin’ to New Orleans
I’m gonna need two pair of shoes
When I get through walkin’ these blues
When I get back to New Orleans

I’ve got my suitcase in my hand
Now ain’t that a shame?
I’m leavin’ here today
Yes, I’m goin’ back home to stay
Yes, I’m walkin to New Orleans

You used to be my honey
Till you spent all my money
No use for you to cry
I’ll see you by and by
’Cause I’m walkin’ to New Orleans

I’ve got no time for talkin’
I’ve got to keep a-walkin’
New Orleans is my home
That’s the reason why I’m goin’
Yes, I’m walkin’ to New Orleans

I’m walkin’ to New Orleans
I’m walkin’ to New Orleans

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Iko, Iko

My grandma and your grandma were sittin’ by the fire
My grandma told your grandma, “I’m gonna set your flag on fire”

Talk-in’ ’bout, hey now, (hey now), hey now, (hey now)
Iko, Iko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né

Look at my king all dressed in red Iko, Iko, un-day
I betcha five dollars he’ll kill you dead, jock-a-mo fee na-né

Talk-in’ ’bout, hey now, (hey now), hey now, (hey now)
Iko, Iko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né

My flag boy and your flag boy were sittin’ by the fire
My flag boy told your flag boy, “I’m gonna set your flag on fire”

Talk-in’ ’bout, hey now, (hey now), hey now, (hey now)
Iko, Iko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né

See that guy all dressed in green Iko, Iko, un-day
He’s not a man, he’s a lovin’ machine jock-a mo fee na-né

Talk-in’ ’bout, hey now, (hey now), hey now, (hey now)
Iko, Iko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né

Talk-in’ ’bout, hey now, (hey now), hey now, (hey now)
Iko, Iko, un-day
Jock-a-mo fee-no ai na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né
Jock-a-mo fee na-né

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Mardi Gras Mambo

Down in New Orleans were the blues were born
It takes a cool cat to blow a horn
On LaSalle and Rampart Street
The combo’s there with a mambo beat

The Mardi Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Party Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Mardi Gras mambo, ooh
Down in New Orleans
In Gert Town where the cats all meet There’s a Mardi Gras mambo with a beat Join the Chief with the Zulu gang And truck on down where the mambo’s swing

The Mardi Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Party Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Mardi Gras mambo, ooh
Down in New Orleans

Down in New Orleans were the blues were born
It takes a cool cat to blow a horn
On LaSalle and Rampart Street
The combo’s there with a mambo beat

The Mardi Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Party Gras mambo, mambo, mambo
Mardi Gras mambo, ooh
Down in New Orleans

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Halloween Songs

I’m Glad I’m Not a Pumpkin (On Halloween Day)

I’m glad I’m not a pumpkin, a pumpkin, a pumpkin
I’m glad I’m not a pumpkin on Halloween Day
They”ll scoop out your inside
And carve up your outside
I’m glad I’m not a pumpkin on Halloween Day!

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The Monster Mash

I was working in the lab late one night
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
For my monster from his slab began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise

(He did the mash) He did the monster mash
(The monster mash) It was a graveyard smash
(He did the mash) It caught on in a flash
(He did the mash) He did the monster mash

From my laboratory in the castle east
To the master bedroom where the vampires feast
The ghouls all came from their humble abodes
To get a jolt from my electrodes

(They did the mash) They did the monster mash
(The monster mash) It was a graveyard smash
(They did the mash) It caught on in a flash
(They did the mash) They did the monster mash

The zombies were having fun
The party had just begun
The guests included Wolf Man
Dracula and his son

The scene was rockin’, all were digging the sounds
Igor on chains, backed by his baying hounds
The coffin-bangers were about to arrive
With their vocal group, The Crypt-Kicker Five

(They played the mash) They played the monster mash
(The monster mash) It was a graveyard smash
(They played the mash) It caught on in a flash
(They played the mash) They played the monster mash

Out from his coffin, Drac’s voice did ring
Seems he was troubled by just one thing
He opened the lid and shook his fist
And said, “Whatever happened to my Transylvania twist?”

(It’s now the mash) It’s now the monster mash
(The monster mash) And it’s a graveyard smash
(It’s now the mash) It’s caught on in a flash
(It’s now the mash) It’s now the monster mash

Now everything’s cool, Drac’s a part of the band
And my monster mash is the hit of the land
For you, the living, this mash was meant too
When you get to my door, tell them Boris sent you

(Then you can mash) Then you can monster mash
(The monster mash) And do my graveyard smash
(Then you can mash) You’ll catch on in a flash
(Then you can mash) Then you can monster mash

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Purple People Eater

Well, I saw the thing comin’ out of the sky
It had the one long horn, one big eye
I commenced to shakin’ and I said "ooh-eee"
It looks like a purple eater to me

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater
(One-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater)
A one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me (one eye?)

Well he came down to earth and he lit in a tree
I said, “Mr. Purple People Eater, don’t eat me”
I heard him say in a voice so gruff
“I wouldn’t eat you ’cause you’re so tough”

It was a one-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned flyin’ purple people eater
One-eyed, one-horned, flyin’ purple people eater
Sure looks strange to me (one horn?)

I said, “Mr. Purple People Eater, what’s your line?”
He said, “Eatin’ purple people and it sure is fine
“But that’s not the reason that I came to land
“I want to get a job in a rock and roll band”

Well bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin’ purple people eater
Pigeon-toed, under-growed, flyin’ purple people eater
(We wear short shorts) friendly little people eater
What a sight to see (oh!)

And then he swung from the tree and he lit on the ground
And he started to rock, really rockin’ around
It was a crazy ditty with a swingin’ tune
(Sing a boop-boop, a-boopa lopa lum bam boom)

Well, bless my soul, rock and roll, flyin’ purple people eater
Pigeon-toed, under growed, flyin’ purple people eater
"I like short shorts!" flyin’ purple people eater
What a sight to see (purple people?)

Well, he went on his way, and then what do ya know?
I saw him last night on a TV show
He was blowing it out, really knockin’ em dead
Playin’ rock and roll music through the horn in his head
“Tequila!”

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Thanksgiving Songs

I’m Glad I’m Not a Turkey (On Thanksgiving Day)

I’m glad I’m not a turkey, a turkey, a turkey
I’m glad I’m not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day
They’ll cook you and baste you
And then they’ll all taste you!
I’m glad I’m not a turkey on Thanksgiving Day!

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