Ian Dury

Ian Dury

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Take your elbow out of the soup (you're sitting on the chicken)


To be simple and wise
Never tell lies
Always pick on someone my own size
Would be quite a thing
And when I make it swingI'll write you a letter or I'll give you a ring Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the chicken
Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the chicken
Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the chicken
Holding you tight is extremely all right
It ain't called love then it aint like a light, sailor To be sweet and true
To the likes of you
A promise that time will not undo
Would be truly smart
And when I make a startI'll come and pick you up in my horse and cart The mouse runs up your leg, it's 1 o'clock in ChinaThe mouse runs up your leg, ooh, it's 1 o'clock in ChinaThe mouse runs up your leg, oh, it's 1 o'clock in ChinaOh for the wings of a dove, goodness me, I'm in love Are they shut or open? Always all around you close
And there's poor darling and I love you
And I might be one who cares Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the kittens
Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the kittens
Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the kittens
Take your elbow out of the soup, you're sitting on the kittens

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