The Lumberjack Song
(Originally from "Monty Python´s Flying Circus", 1969-1970)

I never wanted to do this in the first place!
I... I wanted to be...


Leaping from tree to tree! As they float down the mighty rivers of British Columbia!
With my best girl by my side!
The Larch!
The Pine!
The Giant Redwood tree!
The Sequoia!
The Little Whopping Rule Tree!
We'd sing! Sing! Sing!

Oh, I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay,
I sleep all night and I work all day.

He's a lumberjack, and he's okay,
He sleeps all night and he works all day.

I cut down trees,
I eat my lunch,
I go to the lavatree.
On Wednesdays I go shoppin'
And have buttered scones for tea.

He cuts down trees,
he eats his lunch,
He goes to the lavatree.
On Wednesdays he goes shoppin'
And has buttered scones for tea.


I cut down trees,
I skip and jump,
I like to press wild flowers.
I put on women's clothing,
And hang around in bars.

He cuts down trees,
he skips and jumps,
He likes to press wild flowers.
He puts on women's clothing
And hangs around.... In bars???????


I chop down trees,
I wear high heels,
Suspenders and a bra.
I wish I'd been a girlie
Just like my dear papa.

He cuts down trees,
he wears high heels
Suspenders and a .... a Bra????
What's this? ...Wants to be a ”girlie”? ...Oh, My! ...

Best girl by his side:
And I thought you were so rugged! Poofter !

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