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LOLLIPOP TREE
(J.Darion and G. Kleinsinger)

One fine day in early spring
I played a funny trick
Right in the yard behind my house,
I planted a lollipop stick

Every day I watered it well
And watched it carefully
I hoped someday my stick would grow
To be a lollipop tree

cho: Ha, ha, ha, Ho, ho, ho
What a place to be
Under my lollipop, lollipop, lollipop
Lolly, lolly, lollipop tree

Then one day I woke to find
A very lovely sight
A tree all full of lollipops
Had grown in the middle of the night

I sat beneath my lollipop tree
And looked up with a grin
And as I opened up my mouth
A lollipop popped right in

The winter came, the days grew cold
As winter days will do
And on my tree, my lollipop tree
Not a single lollipop grew

On every branch an icicle hung
The leaves were bare as bones
But as I knocked those icicles off
They turned into ice cream cones


Recorded by Burl Ives, and by the Limeliters on "Through Children's Eyes"

On Burl Ives "A Twinkle In Your Eye" - Sony LK 63420. The credit given there is
"Music and Lyrics By J.Darion and G. Kleinsinger". There are also some minor dif
ferences in the words. JF

Also attributed to Ben Bruce?

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