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Thread #30337   Message #3698167
Posted By: GUEST,#
29-Mar-15 - 03:24 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Washington, Washington (Vinikow, Hughes)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Washington, Washington (Vinikow, Hughes)
" In 1978, Joseph Vinikow and Glen Arthur Hughes from Fidalgo Island wrote Washington, Washington, a frivolous song they proposed as a new Washington State Song. It is to the Calypso tune of Jamaica Farewell (as sung by Harry Belafonte).

Washington, Washington,
Come to the land of the Rhododendron.
We got the geoduck and the mountain range,
The aplet and the cotlet and the hydroplane!
They built a great rotunda (clap, clap)
Everybody got under (It's raining!)
The founding fathers, with vision clear,
Named it after their favorite beer! "

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