ARTIST: Tom Lehrer
TITLE: My Home Town
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I really have a yen to go back once again
Back to the place where no one wears a frown
To see once more those super-special just plain folks
In my home town

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No fellow could ignore the little girl next door
She sure looked sweet in her first evening gown
Now there's a charge for what she used to give for free
In my home town

   I remember Dan, the druggist on the corner, 'e
   Was never mean or ornery
   He was swell
   He killed his mother-in-law and ground her up real well
   And sprinkled just a bit over each banana split

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The guy that taught us math who never took a bath
Acquired a certain measure of renown
And after school he sold the most amazing pictures
In my home town

That fellow was no fool who taught our Sunday school
And neither was our kindly Parson Brown
I guess I'd better leave this line out just to be on the safe side
In my home town

   I remember Sam, he was the village idiot
   And though it seems a pity, it
   Was so
   He loved to burn down houses just to watch the glow
   And nothing could be done because he was the mayor's son

The guy that took a knife and monogrammed his wife
Then dropped her in the pond and watched her drown
Oh, yes indeed, the people there are just plain folks
In my home town

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