AAs I did walk by Hampstead Fair
CI came upon DMother Goose – Cso ID turned her loose
she was screaming. A,A7 And a foreign student said toC me
was it Dreally true Cthere are elephants and Dlions too
in Piccadilly Circus? A,A7 DWalked down D/Cisby the bathing pond
to D/H)try and catch some sun.D,A DSaw at least a hundred schoolgirlsD/Cis sobbing
into D/Hhankerchiefs as one. D,A CI don't believe they knew
I was a schoolboy. A,A7
AAnd a bearded lady said to me
if you start your raving and your misbehaving
you'll be sorry.
Then the chicken-fancier came to play
with his long red beard (and his sister's weird:
she drives a lorry).
DLaughed down by the putting green
I popped `em in their holes.
Four and twenty labourers were labouring
digging up their gold.
I don't believe they knew
that I was Long John Silver.
Saw Johnny Scarecrow make his rounds
in his jet-black mac (which he won't give back)
stole it from a snow man.