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What is your favourite nonsensical song line?

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    Bronwyn Joy Ellioposted 23 months ago

    We all have a favourite nonsense song, if not a nonsensical song line.

    My favourite nonsensical line is "birthday party cheescake, jellybean boom" from It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) by R.E.M.

    What is your's? tongue

    1. Sherry Hewins profile image95
      Sherry Hewinsposted 23 months ago in reply to this

      The song "America Pie," by Don McLean has lots of nonsensical lyrics. Here is one of my faves:

      When the jester sang for the king and queen
      In a coat he borrowed from James Dean
      And a voice that came from you and me

      1. Live to Learn profile image81
        Live to Learnposted 23 months ago in reply to this

        Jester-Bob Dylan
        voice from you and me-references the voice of the generation

        Love that song.

  2. WryLilt profile image86
    WryLiltposted 23 months ago

    All I can think of is "Uhh Eeh Uh Ah Ah Ting Tang Walla Walla Bing Bang"

  3. DasEngel profile image61
    DasEngelposted 23 months ago

    ...Datta. Dayadhvam. Damyata.
    Shantih shantih shantih

  4. Quilligrapher profile image90
    Quilligrapherposted 23 months ago

    “Mairzy doats and dozy doats and liddle lamzy divey
    A kiddley divey too, Wooden shoe!”

    This novelty song was composed in 1943, by Milton Drake, Al Hoffman and Jerry Livingston. However, the lyrics continue as follows:

    “If the words sound queer and funny to your ear, a little bit jumbled and jivey, Sing...
    Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat ivy.
    A kid'll eat ivy too, wouldn't you?”


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      Bronwyn Joy Ellioposted 23 months ago in reply to this

      I haven't heard that for years, Quilligrapher! My father used to sing it.