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No. 14 - Song - Peter and Chorus - "The Tale of the Kangaroo."

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Peter: In a grove far away in Australia
Dwelt a dear little Kangaroo,
And she soon found a beau, but her folks said: "No,
we have formed other plans for you."
Then they locked up the maid,
for they felt quite afraid
She'd elope and would soon be a bride,
But she danced on her tail in that home-made jail
when she heard these words outside:
Oh, moonbeam light and airy,
Oh, moonbeam soft and blue,
Pray be a good kind fairy,
for I've work tonight for you.
Seek out my distant sweetheart,
Fly swift as Cupid's dove.
Give her my heart's true message:
"You're the only one I love!"
Chorus: Oh, moonbeam light and airy,
Oh, moonbeam soft and blue,
Pray be a good kind fairy,
for I've work tonight for you.
Seek out my distant sweetheart,
Fly swift as Cupid's dove.
Give her my heart's true message:
"You're the only one I love!"
   
Peter: But one night, sad to say,
As he sang that lay,
He was heard by a side-show man.
Now he mourns all day in a hopeless way
through the bars of the circus van;
But at night, as the light of the moonbeams bright
Steals in through the grated door,
How it lights up the gloom of his four-wheeled tomb
When he hears these words once more.
Oh, moonbeam light and airy,
Oh, moonbeam soft and blue,
Pray be a good kind fairy,
for I've work tonight for you.
Seek out my distant sweetheart,
Fly swift as Cupid's dove.
Give her my heart's true message:
"You're the only one I love!"
Chorus: Oh, moonbeam light and airy,
Oh, moonbeam soft and blue,
Pray be a good kind fairy,
for I've work tonight for you.
Seek out my distant sweetheart,
Fly swift as Cupid's dove.
Give her my heart's true message:
"You're the only one I love!"


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