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Green Grass Grows All Around

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There was a tree
(There was a tree)
All in the wood
(All in the wood)
The prettiest little tree
(The prettiest little tree)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Well, the tree was in a hole
And the hole was in the ground
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around

Well in that tree
(Well in that tree)
There was a nest
(There was a nest)
The prettiest little nest
(The prettiest little nest)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Well the nest was in the tree,
The tree was in a hole,
The hole in the ground
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around

Well in that nest
(Well in that nest)
There was an egg
(There was an egg)
The prettiest little egg
(The prettiest little egg)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Well the egg was in the nest,
The nest was in the tree,
The tree was in the hole,
The hole was in the ground,
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around

Well on that egg
(Well on that egg)
There was a bird
(There was a bird)
The prettiest little bird
(The prettiest bird)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Well the bird was on the egg,
The egg was in the nest,
The nest was in the tree,
The tree was in the hole,
The hole was in the ground,
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around.

Well on that bird
(Well on that bird)
There was a feather
(There was a feather)
The prettiest little feather
(The prettiest little feather)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Well the feather was on the bird,
The bird was on the egg,
The egg was in the nest,
The nest was in the tree,
The tree was in the hole,
The hole was in the ground,
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around

And on that feather
(And on that feather)
There was a bug
(There was a bug)
The prettiest bug
(The prettiest bug)
That you ever did see
(That you ever did see)
Now the bug was on the feather,
The feather was on the bird,
The bird was on the egg,
The egg was in the nest,
The nest was in the tree,
The tree was in the hole,
The hole was in the ground,
And the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around.
Yes the green grass grew all around, all around
The green grass grew all around.