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DAT DERE
Rickie Lee Jones


Hey mama, what's that there?

And what's that doing there?

Hey mama, up here!

Mama, hey look at that over there!

And what's that doing there?

And where're they going there?

And mummy can I have that big elephant over there?


Who's that in my chair?

And what's he doing there?

Mummy, up here!

Mummy, can I go over there?

Hey mummy, what is square?

And where do we get air?

And mummy can I have that big elephant over there?


Quit talking!

There's no more anything here!

Forever to manage to know who and why and where!

Quit that, child!

Sometimes the questions get filed!

And mummy can I have that big elehpant over there?


Don't wanna comb my hair

And where's my teddy bear?

Mummy, up here!

Look at the cowboy coming there!

And can I have a pair

Of boots like that to wear?

And mummy can I have that big elephant over there?


Time will march

Days will go

And little baby's going to grow

I gotta tell her what she needs to know

I'll help her along

And she'll be strong

And she'll know right from wrong


As life's parade goes marching by

She's gonna need to know some reasons why

I don't have all the answers

But I'll try the best as I can

I'll make him a man, that's right


'Cause you give the kid your best

And hope she passes the test

And I find it so hard I taught him well ***

Somewhere though she's going I betting I never will forget ***

Mummy, can I have that big elephant over there?


Hey why they do that there?

And how you put that there?

Hey mummy, up here! Hey mummy, what that say up there?

Hey mummy, what is fair?

How come I have to share?

And mummy can I have that big elephant over there? (3x)


RICKIE LEE JONES

Rickie Lee Jones (born November 8, 1954) is a two-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist, musician, songwriter, and producer from the United States. Over the course of a three-decade career, Jones has recorded in various musical styles including R&B, blues, pop, soul, and jazz standards. Rickie Lee Jones is a singer songwriter whose style leans on jazz and pop/R&B timing and personification.

Jones settled in LA at the age of nineteen, doing the classic waiting tables stuff until she landed a recording contract with Warners. ... Read More