A Frog Named Sam




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A Frog Named Sam Song Lyrics

A FROG NAMED SAM
Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom

A Frog named Sam he had a problem
He didn’t like the water, Sam didn’t like the water

Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom

He went to the city, he had a quarter
Sam took his quarter, and left the water

Sam, Sam a frog named Sam, he didn’t like the water
He left for the city with his quarter

Sam, Sam he liked to sing, he liked to sing real Low
That frog named Sam he liked to sing,
he liked to let his spirit show. He sang…

Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom

Sam, got a band, put on a show
People and frogs came to hear Sam sing
came to hear him sing real Low. He sang…

Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom

After the show, Sam wondered where to go,
He missed his friends, he missed the water

Sam, Sam the liked to sing, he liked to sing real Low
Back in the pond they all sang about the water
Sam’s home in the water…

Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom

He sang…

Boom Boom, Boom Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Ribbet Croak, Boom Boom dee Boom
Boom Boom Boom, Boom dee Boom
Ribbet Croak Boom

 

RACE CAR
Race Car, smokin’ down the track
Race Car, already comin’ back
Can’t wait in a hurry
Gotta get there first,
Race Car, Race Car

Morning breaks, the sky is blue, fans in stands abound
Race tracks’ a big long oval, sunshine pours on down
The buzz around the track says, the race today will tell
The King of all the race cars, the fastest of them all

The racers line up at the pole, engines revving high
Car numbers and team colors, sparkle in the light
At last when all is ready, the flag finally comes down
Roaring just like thunder, the cars begin their rounds

Race Car, smokin’ down the track
Race Car, already comin’ back
Can’t wait in a hurry
Gotta get there first,
Race Car, Race Car

Tires spin, engines blow, or they might just stall
Every driver does their best, to avoid the wall
But every single race car, on every race car track
Has to make a pit stop, when they run out of gas

Pit stop hurry up
Change the tires
Fill ‘er up
Pit stop
Hurry up, hurry up, hurry up!

Afternoon shadows, fall across the track
After all those miles, there’s no turning back
With the pedal to the metal,
the race will soon be won by
The King of all the race cars, the fastest of them all
Race Car, smokin’ down the track
Race Car, already comin’ back
Can’t wait in a hurry
Gotta get there first,
Race Car, Race Car

DRINK IT UP
It’s like a milkshake, when I see your face
I want to drink it up and take it with me
Like lemonade on a hot summer day
I want to drink it up and take it with me

Words can’t describe all the warmth inside
When your smile lights the world
like a sun on the rise
It’s a happy day, when I see your face
I want to drink it up and take it with me

Like a warm cup of tea, with honey and cream
I want to drink it up and take it with me
Warm soup in a pot and there’s always a lot
I want to drink it up and take it with me

Years fly by it’s a merry-grow-ride
These days go by with a flash
All the memories stock up in a still filling cup
I really hope this drink can last forever

Hot chocolate with mint and a cinnamon stick
I want to drink it up and take it with me
Like a slushie on ice, I don’t have to think twice
I want to drink it up and take it with me

Words can’t describe all the warmth inside
When your smile lights the world
like the sun on the rise
It’s a happy day, when I see your face
I want to drink it up and take it with me
I want to drink it up and take it with me

Years fly by it’s a merry-grow-ride
These days go by with a flash
All the memories stock up in a still filling cup
I really hope this drink can last forever

It’s a happy day, when I see your face
I want to drink it up and take it with me
I want to drink it up and take it with me
I want to drink it up and take it with me!

I NEED A HAND
Get up in the morning getting ready for school
Gotta get some cloths on
Gotta look real cool
Put on my socks, put on my shoes
The only thing now, I’ll never confuse

I need a hand, hand when I’m crossing the street
I need a hand, hand, a hand can’t be beat
I Look to my left, I look to my right
When you give me a hand, everything’s all right

Splashing in a puddle on a rainy day
Just the thing to do in the month of May
Gotta get home, so I can get dry
But before I do, there’s a corner I spy

Going down the street take a walk with Mom
Got my doll and my stroller and a piece of yarn
Come to a corner, I gotta relate
I need a hand now so I can feel safe

I need a hand, hand when I’m crossing the street
I need a hand, hand, a hand can’t be beat
I look to my left, I look to my right
When you give me a hand, everything’s all right

I need a toaster when I’m crossing the street
I need a toaster, a toaster can’t be beat
I look to my left, I look to my right
When you give me a toaster, everything’s all right

I need a penguin, when I’m crossing the street
I need a penguin, a penguin can’t be beat
I look to my left, I look to my right
When you give me a penguin, everything’s all right

I need a cupcake, when I’m crossing the street
I need cupcake, a cupcake can’t be beat
I look to my left, I look to my right
When you give me a cupcake, everything’s all right


 

THE SANTA FE
Early in the mornin’
Well before the sun comes up
You can hear that train a comin’
An alarm that shakes you up

It’s got an engineer
He looks the same as you or me
But he likes to hear that whistle
It’s like a comedy

And even though it’s so annoyin’,
you have to stop and laugh
When the Santa Fe is rolling through the town

The Santa Fe is rolling through the town
No one knowin’ where it’s bound
Blowin’ that wakin’ whistle in the morning breeze
In the morning breeze

Well it rolls on into Flagstaff, that mountain railroad town
About a mile before it gets there,
he’s got that whistle down
But if you get up one mornin’ and you want to get around
Just catch that Santa Fe, not knowin’ where it’s bound
And even though it’s so annoyin’,
you have to stop and laugh
When the Santa Fe is rollin’ through the town

The Santa Fe is rolling through the town
No one knowin’ where it’s bound
Blowin’ that wakin’ whistle in the morning breeze
In the morning breeze

ERIE CANAL
I’ve got a mule, her name is Sal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal
She’s a good old worker, a good old pal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal

We’ve hauled some barges in our day
Filled with lumber coal and hay
And we know every inch of the way
From Albany to Buffalo

Low bridge everybody down
Low bridge cause we’re coming to a town
And you’ll always know your neighbor
You’ll always know your pal
If you ever navigated on the Erie Canal

We’d better look around for a job old gal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal
‘Cause you bet your life, I’d never part with Sal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal

‘Git up there mule here comes a lock
We’ll make Rome 'bout six o clock
One more trip and back we’ll go
Right back home to buffalo

Low bridge...

Where would I be if I lost my pal
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal
One more trip and back we’ll go
Right back home to buffalo

A friend of mine once got her sore
Now he’s got a broken jaw
‘Cause she let fly with her iron toe and
Kicked him back to Buffalo

Low bridge…

OLD JOE CLARK
Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
Fare thee well I say yeah!
Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
I’ll come back someday

Old Joe Clarks a fine old man
I’ll tell you the reason why
He picks blueberries all day long
And makes a tasty pie

Old Joe Clark had a mule
His name was Morgan Brown
And every tooth in that mule's head
Was sixteen inches ‘round

Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
Fare thee well I say yeah!
Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
I’ll come back someday

Old Joe Clark had a house
Sixteen stories high
And every story in that house
Was filled with chicken pie

I went down to Old Joe's house
He invited me to supper
I stubbed my toe on the table leg
And stuck my nose in the butter

Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
Fare thee well I say yeah!
Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
I’ll come back someday

Sixteen horses in my team the leaders they are blind
And every time the sun goes down there’s a pretty girl on my mind

Eighteen miles of mountain road and
Fifteen miles of sand
If I ever travel this road again
I’ll be a married man

Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
Fare thee well I say yeah!
Fare thee well Old Joe Clark
I’ll come back someday


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