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NH Dave 06 Oct 03 - 12:58 PM
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Subject: Lyr Add: SIX WHITE BOOMERS (Rolf Harris)^^
From: NH Dave
Date: 06 Oct 03 - 12:58 PM

I happened on the version of Six White Boomers in the DT and noticed what I consider a few omissions at the front, which make it a bit hard to understand. Now granted, Rolf Harris has sung many versions of this song, but what I understand was an early version is reproduced here.


(Rolf Harris)

Early on one Christmas Day a Joey kangaroo,
Was far from home and lost in a great big zoo.
'Mummy, where's my mummy? They've taken her away.'
We'll help you find your mummy, son. Hop up on the sleigh.'

Up beside the bag of toys little Joey hopped,
But they hadn't gone far when Santa stopped.
Unharnessed all the reindeer and Joey wondered why,
Then he heard a far off booming in the sky.

   Booom Booom Booom Boom

Six white boomers, snow white boomers,
Racing Santa Claus through the blazing sun.
Six white boomers, snow white boomers,
On his Australian run.

Pretty soon old Santa began to feel the heat,
Took his fur lined boots off to cool his feet,
Into one popped Joey, feeling quite okay,
While those old man Kangaroos kept pulling on the sleigh.


Joey said to Santa, 'Santa, what about the toys?
Aren't you giving some to these girls and boys?'
'They've got all their presents, son, we were here last night,
This trip is an extra trip, Joey's special flight.'


Soon the sleigh was flashing past right over Marble Bar,
'Slow down there,' cried Santa, 'it can't be far,
Hop up on my lap here, son, and have a look around.'
'There she is, that's Mummy, bounding up and down.'


Well that's the bestest Christmas treat that Joey ever had,
Curled up in mother's pouch feeling snug and glad.
The last they saw was Santa heading northwards from the sun,
The only year the boomers worked a double run.


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