MR CHIMPANZEE       © John Birch 2004.  

 

Sometimes, when it seems as if the whole world is on my shoulders,

I go outside at night, I look up at the rest of the universe, and I realize,

just how small, all of my worries, really are…

 

Do the birds in the trees     worry about rupees?

Does a fish in the sea     study calories?

Do the long necked giraffes,    laugh…

When Mr. Chimpanzee says     he's gotta, gotta, gotta watch TV?

 

Mr. Chimpanzee     he turned off the TV

He hasn't got a worry     he isn't in a hurry

Mr. Chimpanzee     no longer believes 

In    ‘catastrophes’

 

One day     the president    of the United States

He walked outside     and he shut the gate

It seemed as if     he’d had enough   

Ono!, Ono!, Ono!

 

But then    from  somewhere     left of center  

There came something     that he’d always     remember

The difference     between a big problem     and a small problem

is just   an attitude   And so     there ends     the feud

 

Do the birds in the trees     worry about rupees?

Does a fish in the sea     study calories?

Do the long necked giraffes,    laugh…

When Mr. Chimpanzee says     he's gotta, gotta, gotta watch TV?

 

Mr. Chimpanzee     he turned off the TV

He hasn't got a worry     he isn't in a hurry

Mr. Chimpanzee     no longer believes 

In    ‘catastrophes’

 

"Oh    Mr. Chimpanzee!"

 

You know …

 

Sometimes, when it seems as if the whole world is on my shoulders,

I go outside at night, I look up at the rest of the universe, and I realize,

just how small, all of my worries, really are…    Hmm?

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      FISH & CHIPS’ (The Millennium Bug)    (C)J.Birch 2001.

                                  

       I bought a computer  just so I could zoot her

       But the damn thing broke down  so I drove out of town

       I put on my hat  and said ... "drat, I'm gettin fat

 

    C  But WILL IT REALLY MATTER

           WILL IT REALLY MATTER

           WILL IT REALLY MATTER  in one more year ?"

 

       I talked to a copper  who said it weren't proper

       To swear and to curse  and to ride in this hurse

       He put on his hat  and said ... "drat, I'm gettin fat

 

       Chorus ........................................

 

       I know I've been hurt  I know I’ve had tears

       But what do I think I am  as big as  the president's ears ?

 

       I bought my computer  just so I could zoot her

       So why should I frown  if the damn things brake down ?

       Why not  put on my hat  and say ... "drat, I'm gettin fat

 

       Chorus (x1) ...................................

 

       Oh WILL IT REALLY MATTER

       If you’re gettin fatter?

       ‘Fish and chips in batter!’

       WILL IT REALLY MATTER  in one more year ?"