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Thread #4092   Message #1541871
Posted By: open mike
13-Aug-05 - 02:08 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Ole Swenson (parody of Davy Crockett)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Davy Crockett parody 'Ole Swenson'
transcribed from Yogi Yorgesson web site:

Ballad of Ole Swenson

[SPOKEN] You've heard the Ballad of Davy Crockett,
And you know of Paul Bunyan's fame,
But let me tell you 'bout the greatest hero of them all.
Ole Swenson was his name.

[CHORUS] Ole, Ole Swenson, king of the great north woods.

[VERSE] Born in Minnesota many years ago,
Way up there where the tall trees grow,
Fingers like bananas and a neck like a tree,
He was tending bar at the age of three....