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More Easter Songs

Monday, April 25, 2011

A couple more short Easter season songs!

Hot cross buns!
Hot cross buns!


One a penny, two a penny,
Hot cross buns!


If you have no daughters
Give them to your sons


One a penny, two a penny,
Hot cross buns.

(should have saved this picture yesterday for today)

Traditional English



In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it,
You'll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade.


I'll be all in clover and when they look you over,
I'll be the proudest fellow in the Easter Parade.


On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will snap us,
And you'll find that you're in the rotogravure.


Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet,
And of the girl I'm taking to the Easter Parade.


Written by Irving Berlin - 1933

(rotogravure is some kind of printing process from a cylinder)








  
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

THETURTLEBEAR 4/25/2011 9:21AM

    Love the bunnies - saved a couple pics to share with family!

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MALKS_ARIA 4/25/2011 3:53AM

    That afro bunny reminds me of a guy i saw down about... Central/Copper and San Mateo getting out of his car about a month ago.... LOL -- He was wearing a 'fro and he looked good in it...

:) Hope you had a very blessed Easter!!



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SANDYMISA 4/25/2011 2:58AM

    Thanks for bringing an Easter smile to my face!

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BUTEAFULL 4/25/2011 1:08AM

    cute

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PRINCHESSA 4/25/2011 12:39AM

    LoL Yay! More more more!

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Here Comes Peter Cottontail!

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Just in time for the season - a classic from 1950 - Gene Autry (!) did the famous recording of the song written by Jack Rollins and Steve Nelson


Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin', Easter's on its way



Bringin' every girl and boy
Baskets full of Easter joy
Things to make your Easter bright and gay


He's got jelly beans for Tommy
Colored eggs for sister Sue
There's an orchid for your mommy
And an Easter bonnet too


Oh! here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppity, happy Easter Day


Here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppin', Easter's on its way


Try to do the things you should
Maybe if you're extra good
He'll roll lots of Easter eggs your way


You'll wake up on Easter mornin'
And you'll know that he was there
When you find those chocolate bunnies
That he's hiding everywhere


Oh! here comes Peter Cottontail
Hoppin' down the bunny trail
Hippity hoppity, happy Easter Day


So many funny bunny pictures!





  
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LILPAT3 4/24/2011 10:45PM

    Too cute! We used to raise bunnies to eat when times were tough. I love bunnies (alive) better than on a plate. Happy Easter!

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MALKS_ARIA 4/24/2011 4:41PM

    Bunnies :) So Cuddly .. Used to have a rabbit as a pet.. makes me think of her....

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LINDAKAY228 4/24/2011 11:44AM

    So cute. The "hunting wabbits" reminded me of Elmer Fudd. Hope you have a great day today.

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THETURTLEBEAR 4/24/2011 9:02AM

    Nothing cuter than baby bunnies - awwwwwww!

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HEYRED221 4/24/2011 9:01AM

    Bunnies are sooooo cute! Happy Easter!

Carolyn

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ONEWAYSTREET 4/24/2011 4:52AM

  I lubs all your blogs.....

d.......i........
s much....!!!!

Gorgeous as usual!!

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PRINCHESSA 4/24/2011 12:45AM

    emoticon Yay! Happy Easter!!!

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TOMWDCSKC 4/23/2011 11:55PM

    I especially love the huntin wabbits and the financial aid. A great job as usual. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BUTEAFULL 4/23/2011 10:46PM

    we had that on vinyl, my brother might still have it, not sure where it ended up
happy Easter

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Walk Like a Man

Friday, April 22, 2011

As I was walking the pups tonight, Samurai, my little warrior, decided to lunge at a bicyclist (or maybe a pedestrian, whatever). I pulled him by the harness to where he was walking on his hind legs - told him you wanna walk like a man? And the song was stuck in my head! I like Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons from 1963.



Oh how you tried to cut me down to size
Telling dirty lies to my friends


But my own father said give her up don't bother
The world isn't coming to an end



(he said just) Walk like a man
Talk like a man
Walk like a man my son


No woman's worth
Crawling on the earth
Just walk like a man my son



Good-bye baby I don't mean maybe
I'm gonna get along somehow


Soon you'll be cryin on account of all your lyin
Oh yeah just look who's laughing now



(I'm gonna) walk like a man
Fast as I can


Walk like a man from you
I'll tell the world to forget about it girl
And walk like a man from you

  
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LINDAKAY228 4/23/2011 3:03PM

    I have that song on my mp3 player. I love oldies. I really like that one. Listen to all my oldies when I'm working out or driving long distances by myself. As always, love the pics. Have a great Easter weekend!

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THETURTLEBEAR 4/23/2011 12:27PM

    "The last thing I want to do it hurt you..."
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JUDITHANNIE 4/23/2011 8:37AM

    CUTE thanks for sharing emoticon

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PRINCHESSA 4/23/2011 1:37AM

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Love the bar-dawg!

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KNITTABLES 4/22/2011 11:11PM

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Rockin' Robin

Friday, April 22, 2011

This one is for my parakeets! (and Earth Day) Covered by many artists, I like Bobby Day's 1958 version

He rocks in the tree-top all a day long
Hoppin' and a-boppin' and a-singin' the song
All the little birds on J-Bird St.
Love to hear the robin goin' tweet tweet tweet


Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Oh rockin' robin well you really gonna rock tonight



Every little swallow, every chickadee
Every little bird in the tall oak tree
The wise old owl, the big black crow
Flapping them wings sayin' go bird go


Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Oh rockin' robin well you really gonna rock tonight



A wordy little raven at the bird's first dance
Taught him how to do the bop and it was grand
He started goin' steady and bless my soul
He out popped the buzzard and the oriole


He rocks in the tree-top all a day long
Hoppin' and a-boppin' and a-singin' the song
All the little birds on J-Bird St.
Love to hear the robin goin' tweet tweet tweet



Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Rockin' robin (tweet tweet tweet)
Oh rockin' robin well you really gonna rock tonight

  
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HEYRED221 4/22/2011 7:58PM

    Great! One of my favorite songs.

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KNITTABLES 4/22/2011 3:43PM

    My favorite song when I was growing up, Thanks for sharing and bringing back happy memories. Happy Good Friday and Earth Day.

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LINDAKAY228 4/22/2011 11:43AM

    Got to make sure all the critters get their fair share! Have a great Earth day!

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WISEWIFE 4/22/2011 10:51AM

    How cute!
Hugs,
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MALKS_ARIA 4/22/2011 9:58AM

    :) Awesome!

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THETURTLEBEAR 4/22/2011 9:55AM

    Witness protection - LOL!

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BUGQUEEN90 4/22/2011 8:26AM

    Ha ha!! Happy Earth Day!

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Jokes About Cats and Dogs

Thursday, April 21, 2011

What's happening when you hear "woof...splat...meow...splat?"
It's raining cats and dogs.



What do you get when you cross a pit bull with a collie?
A dog that runs for help ... after he bites your leg off.



What do you call a cat that lives in the desert?
Sandy Claws.



Did you hear about the cowboy who got himself a dachshund?
Everyone kept telling him to get a long, little doggie.


What do you get when you cross a black cat with a lemon.
A sour-puss.



Did you hear about the dyslexic atheist?
He doesn't believe in dogs.




Difference between cats and dogs:

You have to go on a trip for 7 days. You leave adequate food, water, and access to a potty area for the cat and dog. You return, and

the cat licks his paw, says "my litter box needs to be cleaned"



the dog throws himself at you, whining and whimpering. "Where ya been? I've been out of food for 6 days!!"

  
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ONEWAYSTREET 4/22/2011 8:02AM

  emoticon great!

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TOMWDCSKC 4/22/2011 1:46AM

    Cute pics. emoticon emoticon

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HEYRED221 4/21/2011 9:31PM

    OMG, the cat with the newspaper - too funny!!!!

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BUTEAFULL 4/21/2011 12:15PM

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LINDAKAY228 4/21/2011 11:32AM

    Really got me smiling this morning!

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MALKS_ARIA 4/21/2011 9:27AM

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THETURTLEBEAR 4/21/2011 9:24AM

    Excellent blog!!

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RIKKI572 4/21/2011 7:23AM

    Thanks for the morning laugh!!

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TIBURONA 4/21/2011 2:34AM

    I showed these to my cats and dog...they are still laughing!

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PRINCHESSA 4/21/2011 1:02AM

    These are GREAT! Thank you for the smiles!

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