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Belafonte Lyrics

PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 9:14 am
by ebick
I was doing a little research on this one and came across some great additional lyrics from a Harry Belafonte version. Enjoy.

Samson was the strongest man long ago
No one could a beat him, as we all know
Until he clash with Deliah on top of the bed
She told them all the strength was in the hair of his head

You meet a girl at a pretty dance
Thinking that you would stand a chance
Take her home, thinking she’s alone
Open de door you find her husband home

I was treating a girl independently
She was making baby for me
When de baby born and I went to see
Eyes was blue it was not by me

Garden of Eden was very nice
Adam never work in Paradise
Eve meet snake, Paradise gone
She make Adam work from that day on

Methusaleh spent all his life in tears
Lived without a woman for 900 years
One day he decided to have some fun
The poor man never lived to see 900 and one

Nice!

PostPosted: Wed Oct 25, 2006 3:45 pm
by Laytonco
I'll incorporate a verse or two into our show Saturday night! Thanks!

Gil

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:40 am
by weirimpressed
lol those extra lyrics are great, Ill have to try them out soon, they'll be sure to get a rise from my buds

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:49 am
by strumminsix
Interesting... Ricky Ricardo sang this on I Love Lucy. And, IIRC, he sang a hybrid of these lyrics and the NOLA lyrics the boys used to sing.

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:53 am
by weirimpressed
strummin I dont even want to know how you know that! But great piece of info nonetheless

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:02 pm
by strumminsix
weirimpressed wrote:strummin I dont even want to know how you know that! But great piece of info nonetheless


And I ain't saying how that info was retained....

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMJ0Szl0Wvc[/youtube]

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:10 pm
by Tennessee Jedi
Thats hilarious ...little Ricky Jr on the bongos !
:cool:

PostPosted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 4:45 pm
by CountryMile Cadillac
Man, Lucy was Good LOOKIN!!

I need a woman like that