The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #81447   Message #2894205
Posted By: Jack Campin
25-Apr-10 - 05:43 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Wompom (Flanders and Swann)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Wompom (Flanders and Swann)
Anyone know what the tune is? I've heard it in an older context.

The idea of the song derives from Rabelais - the chapter in Pantagruel describing the wondrous plant "Pantagruelion" (which seems to be cannabis).