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A Boy And A Girl

Ain't Got No Socks

An Austrian Went Yodeling

Billboard

Bubble Gum

Cannibal Song

Chigger

Drag The Magic Puffin

Father Abraham

Flee (Calamine)

Fried Ham

Froggie

God Bless My Underwear

Hawaiian Punch

Herman The Worm

Hippopatamus Song

If It's Raining

I'm A Little Beaver

Jaws

Kee Chee

Lady O'Leary

Little Black Things

 

 

 

A BOY AND A GIRL

Just a boy and a girl in a little canoe
With the moon shinin' all around
He paddled his paddle so
You couldn't even hear a sound

Well, they talked and they talked
'Til the moon went dim
He said, "You'd better kiss me
Or get out and swim!"

So what ya gonna do in a little canoe
With the moon shinin' all a-
Boy paddlin' all a-
Girl swimmin' all around
Oh yeah?
(Kiss, Kiss)
Oh yeah!

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AIN'T GOT NO SOCKS

Chorus:
A ding dong, dong, dong
Dong a ding dong, dong, dong
Dong a ding

Mary Ann ain't got no socks
A Ding-dong!
I saw where she took them off
A Ding-dong!
She put them underneath the bed
A Ding-dong!
Now everything there is dead
(Take turns making up new verses)

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AN AUSTRIAN WENT YODELING

An Austrian went yodeling on a mountain top high
When along came a cuckoo bird interrupting his cry
(Chorus)
Oh lady,
O la ra ka kiri, o la ra cuckoo-cuckoo
O la ra ka kiri, o la ra cuckoo-cuckoo
O la ra ka kiri, o la ra cuckoo-cuckoo
O la ra ka kiri-o

Avalanche...swish swish
Pretty maid...kiss kiss
Guernsey cow...moo
Saint Bernard. pant pant
Ski jumper...swoosh
Volkswagen...beep beep
Leader...Quiet!

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BILLBOARD

As I was walking down the street
One dark and dreary day
I came upon a billboard
And much to my dismay
The sign was torn and tattered
From the storm the night before
The wind and rain had done its work
But this is what I saw...

Smoke Coca-Cola Cigarettes
Chew Wrigley Spearmint Beer
Ken-L-Ration Dog Food
Keeps your wife's complexion clear
Simonize your baby
With a Hershey's Candy Bar
Texaco's a beauty creamv That's used by all the stars

Oh, Take your next vacation
In a brand new Frigidaire
Learn to play piano
In your winter underwear
Doctors say that babiesv Shouldn't smoke until they're three
And people over sixty-fivev Should bathe in Lipton tea...
With flow through tea bags!

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BUBBLE GUM

My mom gave me a penny
To see Aunt Jenny
I didn't see Aunt Jenny
I bought some bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum

My mom gave me a nickel
To buy a pickle
I didn't buy a pickle
I bought some bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum

My mom gave me a dime
To buy a lime
I didn't buy a lime
I bought some bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum

My mom gave me a quarter
To pay the porter
I didn't pay the porter
I bought some bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum

My mom gave me a dollar
To buy some bubble gum
I didn't buy some bubble gum
I'm sick of bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum
Banana nana bubble gum

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CANNIBAL SONG

(Tune -Row, Row, Row Your Boat)

Stir, stir, stir the soup
Taste it with a spoon
Yummy, yummy, yummy, yummy
Hope she'll be done soon.

Sniff, sniff, sniff the meat
Salt it like you should
Tasty, tasty, tasty, tasty
Humans taste so good.

Slurp, slurp, slurp it down
Never get enough
Hope we trap more humans soon
We're crazy 'bout this stuff.

Whew, phew, burp, I'm full
Think I'm going to pop
Phooey, phooey, phooey, phooey
Guess I'll have to stop.

Gosh, darn, golly gee
Wish it wasn't so
Oh, well, what the heck
Pass me one more toe.

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CHIGGER

(Tune: Polly Wolly Doodle)

Oh, there was a little chigger
And he wasn't much bigger
Than the head of a tiny pin.
But the bump he raises
Just itches like the blazes,
And that's where the scratch comes in.

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DRAG THE MAGIC PUFFIN

There once was a puffin just the shape of a muffin
And he lived on an island in the deep blue sea
And he ate little fishes that were most delicious
And he had them for supper and he had them for tea.

Now this little puffin, he couldn't play nothin'
For he hadn't anybody to play with at all
So he sat on his isle and he cried for awhile
And he felt very little and he felt very small.

Now these little fishes, they said "If you wishes
You may have us for playmates instead of for tea"
Now they all play together in all kinds of weather
And Drag the magic puffin eats pancakes
Like you and me.

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FATHER ABRAHAM

Chorus:
Father Abraham has many sons
Many sons has Father Abraham,
I am one of them, and so are you,
So let's all praise the Lord!
Right hand!

Add: left hand, right foot, left foot, turn around, up and down, sit down

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FLEE (Calamine)

Echo each line:
Flee!
Flee, fly!
Flee, fly mosquito!
(Start clap, slap rhythm)
Calamine, calamine, calamine lotion!
Oh, no more calamine lotion!
Itchy-itchy, scratchy-scratchy, got one on my backy-backy.
Oo-ee-Oo-ee, owie-owie, wish he'd go away.
Quick get the bug spray, think he went that a way, SHHH!

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FRIED HAM

Fried ham, fried ham
Cheese and baloney
After the macaroni
We'll have onions, pickles and lettuce
Then we'll have some more fried ham
Fried ham, fried ham
Second verse, same as the first
_______ Accent and a whole lot worse!

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FROGGIE

(Rhythm: Flee)

Dog
Dog Cat
Dog Cat Mouse
Froggie!
Itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny little-bitty froggie!
Jump, jump, jump little froggie
Gather up all the little wormies and spiders
Wormies and spiders are scrum-didili-umptious
Ribbit, ribbit, ribbit, ribbit, croak!

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GOD BLESS MY UNDERWEAR

(Tune-God Bless America)

God bless my underwear, my only pair.
Stand beside them, and guide them,
As they sit in a heap by the chair.
From the washer, to the clothes line,
To my camp pack, to my rear.
God bless my underwear, my only pair.
God bless my underwear, or I'll be bare!

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HAWAIIAN PUNCH

(Tune- The Brady Bunch)

It's the story of a lovely apple
Who was bringing up three very lovely fruits
All of them had skin of gold like their mother
The youngest one in peelsv It's the story of Mr. Pineapple
Who was bringing up three fruits of his own
They were four fruits living all together
But they were all alone
Then the one day the apple met the pineapple
And they knew that it was much more than a hunch
That this group must somehow form a beverage
That's the way they became Hawaiian Punch
Hawaiian Punch, Hawaiian Punch
That's the way they became Hawaiian Punch

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HERMAN THE WORM

Chorus:
Sittin' on a fence post, chewing my bubble gum,
Playin' with my yo-yo (boing, boing)
And along came Herman the Worm

And he was this big . . .
(hold up thumb and pointer finger)
And I said, "Herman, what happened?"
And he said, "I ate my brother."
(Chorus)

And he was this big . . .
(hold hands apart)
And I said, "Herman, what happened?"
And he said, "I ate my sister."
(Chorus)

And he was this big . . .
(Hold hands further apart)
And I said, "Herman, what happened?"
And he said, "I ate my mother."
(Chorus)

And he was this big . . .
(Hold hands far apart)
And I said, "Herman, what happened?
And he said, "I ate my father."
(Chorus)

And he was this big . . .
(Hold up thumb and pointer finger)
And I said, "Herman, what happened?"
And he said, "I BURPED!"

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HIPPOPATAMUS SONG

Flanders & Swann, 1958

A bold hippopotamus was standing one day
On the banks of the cool Shalimar
He gazed at the bottom as he peacefully lay
By the light of the evening star
Away on the hilltop sat combing her hair
His fair hippopotami maid
The hippopotamus was no ignoramus
And sang her this sweet serenade

Chorus:
Mud, mud, glorious mud
Nothing quite like it for cooling the blood
So follow me follow, down to the hollow
And there let me wallow in glorious mud

The fair hippopotama he aimed to entice
From her seat on that hilltop above
As she hadn't got a ma to give her advice
Came tiptoeing down to her love
Like thunder the forest re-echoed the sound
Of the song that they sang when they met
His inamorata adjusted her garter
And lifted her voice in duet
(chorus)

Now more hippopotami began to convene
On the banks of that river so wide
I wonder now what am I to say of the scene
That ensued by the Shalimar side
They dived all at once with an ear-splitting splosh
Then rose to the surface again
A regular army of hippopotami
All singing this haunting refrain
(chorus)

The amorous hippopotamus whose love song we know
Is now married and father of ten,
He murmurs, "God rot 'em!" as he watches them grow,
And he longs to be single again!
He'll gambol no more on the banks of the Nile,
Which Naser is flooding next spring,
With hippopotamas in silken pyjamas
No more will he teach them to sing
(chorus)

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IF IT'S RAINING

If it's raining and you know it clap your hands (clap, clap).
If it's raining and you know it clap your hands (clap, clap).
If it's raining and you know it then your clothes will surely show it.
If it's raining and you know it clap your hands (clap, clap).

If the mud is only knee deep, stamp your feet (stamp, stamp)...
If the mud is only knee deep, and you wish that it was hip deep...

If the wind is really blowing, shake your head (shake, shake)...
If the wind is really blowing, and your permanent is going...

If the temperature is falling, rub your hands (rub, rub)...
If the temperature is falling, and your spirits are appalling...

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I'M A LITTLE BEAVER

I'm a little beaver short and stout,
Here's my tail and here's my snout,
When you pull my tail you'll hear me shout,
Hey I'm a beaver, cut that out!

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JAWS

Baby Jaws, doot doot doot do
Mama Jaws, doot doot doot do
Papa jaws, doot doot doot do
Giant jaws, doot doot doot do
Pretty lady, doot doot doot do
In the water, doot doot doot do
Shark attack, doot doot doot do
No more lady, doot doot doot do

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KEE CHEE

A wuni kuni ka yah wuni, [Repeat.]
Ahyi yi iki ay kae ayna, [Repeat.]
Ah ooo, ah ooo, ah dee mee KEE CHEE.

Actions:
Hands on own knees; hands on knees of person to the left; hands on own knees; hands on knees of person to the right.

Hands on own knees; hands crossed on own knees; hands uncrossed on own knees; Left hand on knee of person to the left while right hand in knee of person to the right.

Left arm extends forward; right hand touches left wrist then left shoulder; left hand crosses to to right shoulder; right arm extends forward; left hand touches right wrist then right shoulder; right hand crosses to left shoulder. (At end of song, hands are crossed, touching opposite shoulder.)

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LADY O'LEARY

Ten nights ago, when we were all in bed,
Lady O'Leary lit a lantern in the shed,
And when the cow kicked it over,
She winked her eye and said,
There'll be a hot time in the ole town tonight!
Fire! (10 count on fingers)

...9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1...

This very night, when we were all in bed,
Lady O'Leary lit a lantern in the shed,
And when the cow kicked it over,
She winked her eye and said,
There'll be a hot time in the ole town tonight!
Whew!

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LITTLE BLACK THINGS

(Tune- Found A Peanut)

Chorus:
Little Black Things, Little Black Things,
Crawling up and down my arm,
If I wait till they have babies,
I can start a black thing farm.

Haven't had a bath in two years,
And I never wash my clothes,
'Cause I got these little black things,
Where they come from no one knows.
(Chorus)

Had a boyfriend, tried to kiss me,
But he turned and gave a yell,
And I never got to ask him,
Was it the black things or the smell.
(Chorus)

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