I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

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I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts.

Down at the county fair
One evening I was there
I heard a barker shouting
Underneath the flair. .

"Oh, I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts.
There they are all standing in a row.
Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head.
Give 'em a twist, a flick of the wrist".
That's what the showman said.

Oi! I've got a lovely bunch of coconuts.
Every ball you throw will make me rich.
There stands me wife,
The idol of me life,
Singing roll a bowl, a ball, a penny a pitch.

Singing, roll a bowl a ball a penny a pitch.
Roll a bowl a ball a penny a pitch.
Roll a bowl a ball.
Roll a bowl a ball.
Singing, roll a bowl a ball a penny a pitch.

Information About I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts

I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts was written in 1944 by the English songwriter Fred Heatherton. Originally spelled 'Cocoanuts', it is a novelty song celebrating the coconut shy (coconut toss) at funfairs.

In 1949 is was a top ten US hit for Freddy Martin and His Orchestra, with Merv Griffin as the vocalist. The following year, it put singer Danny Kaye at number 25.

The song was a stapel on the British radio and TV program The Billy Cotton Band Show. In fact, it is still played over the stadium sound system after a home win for Cambridge United. It is also used as a victory song, sung in the dressing room, after a win by the Palm Tree Cricket Club.

It has been used in several movies, including the Disney films 'The Lion King' and 'Jungle Book'. It was also used in a skit by the British comedy troupe Monty Python. Intrigued? Look for other silly songs to sing here.

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