Julia Goose

Parody of “Julia Ecklar meddley”, words by Julia Ecklar and Susan Cooper , music by Julia Ecklar

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Parody lyrics ©9/4/91 by Bob Kanefsky. All rights reserved. The copyright of the original lyrics and music remain with the holder(s) of the original copyright.

I rarely filk on the first hearing, but.the idea for the piggies part came to me when I first heard Julia perform it, at Con-Chord~6, and the chorus was complete shortly after she sang it again the next day. The rest came almost a year later.

Darkness Rising Chorus:

When the Am
beef 
C
is 
G
ro
aEm7
sted
Am
five 
willEm7
be
on Am
hand
.
C
Three 
hold a knife, and G
one
s in the E
band
.
Am
Five 
G
small 
C
pig
gAm
ies
G
made 
of Em7
flesh 
and C
bone
.
Am
Four 
go to market, G
one 
Em7
stays 
at home.

Challenge chorus and verse:

Am
I m 
very short.  D
I m 
very stout.
Am
I m 
full of steam I can G
bare
ly Em
hold
.
Am
Peas 
porridge hot!  G
Peas 
porridge cold!
Am
Peas 
porridge G
in 
the pot Am
nine 
Em
days 
Am
old
!

Am
Fat 
baker s man with the G
strong 
baker s hand,
Bake a Am
cake
!  Bake it G
fast
!  Bake itAm
in
G
the 
Am
pan
!
Carve a rune in its G
top 
so that Am
all 
men may Em
see
That the Am
cake 
is re???
ser
ved for this Am
child 
Em
and 
Am
me
.

Temper of Revenge chorus:

Then Dm
find 
me a Am
horse 
who s Dm
good 
F
with 
his Am
hands
.
Dm
Find 
me the F
men 
who are G
guard
ing the A
lands
.
We will Dm
start 
out at F
dawn 
while the C
sun
s in the Dm
sky
So the Am
hor
ses can C
see 
where the Dm
piec
es Am
all 
Dm
lie
.
Bring me some Am
glue
!  Dm
Bring 
F
some 
Am
tape
!
Dm
Spat
ulas F
too
, lest his G
inn
ards eA
scape
!
He ll be Dm
cost
ly to F
save
, said the C
med
ical Dm
board
,
But this C
giant 
Am
egg s 
Dm
in 
Am
insured
.

     This Dm
egg 
is C
well 
inDm
sured
.

Tin Soldier verse and chorus:

Em
Too 
chubby.  A
Too 
scrawny.
Em
Breed 
again and give them G
what 
they A
need
.
Em
Too 
many A
damn 
children.
G
Too 
many mouths to A
feed
!
C
How 
many children D
have 
I mothered?
C
How 
many living D
here
?

Em
In 
a shoe dwelling, living D
on 
the dole.
Em
Shoe 
dwelling with a A
con
crete sole.
If this Em
shoe 
dwelling houses D
one 
more child,
The G
lac
es will bust D
op
en everyA
where
.
A
wish 
I had a Em
pair
.