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The Goons Sing-along

I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas

I'm walking backwards for Christmas,
Across the Irish Sea,
I'm walking backwards for Christmas,
It's the only thing for me.

I've tried walking sideways,
And walking to the front,
But people just look at me,
And say it's a publicity stunt.

I'm walking backwards for Christmas,
To prove that I love you.

An immigrant lad, loved an Irish colleen
From Dublin Galway Bay.
He longed for her arms,
But she spurned his charms,
And sailed o'er the foam away

She left the lad by himself, on his own
All alone, a-sorrowing
And sadly he dreamed, or at least that's the
way it seemed, buddy,
That an angel quieted him....
An angel quieted the same.

I'm walking backwards for Christmas,
Across the Irish Sea.
I'm walking backwards for Christmas,
It's the finest thing for me.

And so I've tried walking sideways,
And walking to the front.
But people just laughed, and said,
"It's a publicity stunt".

So I'm walking backwards for Christmas
To prove that I love you.




The Ying Tong Song

Tenor: There's a song that I recall
My mother sang to me.
She sang it as she tucked me in
When I was ninety-three.

Bluebottle & Sprigs: Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po,

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po
Sprigs: lad

Both: Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po [lad]
Iddle I po [lad]

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong [Sprigs: iddle]
[Bluebottle: ying tong]
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong iddle
Bluebottle [spoken]: Ying tong iddle I po!

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po
Iddle I po!

(trumpet solo)

Bluebottle: Ying. Ying tongy tongy.
Ying tong iddle I po.
Ying tong iddle I po.

Ying ying ying tongy tongy.
Yeeeng.
Ying tong ying tong d'gy-n'o.
Ying tong d'ga.

D'g d'g d'ga.
Ying tong iddle I po.

Seagoon: Hear that crazy rhythm
Driving me insane.
Strike your partner on the bonce.

Eccles: Ooh. I felt no pain.

Seagoon, Bluebottle and Eccles:
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying...

Soprano: Take me back to Vienna, where the....
[crash!]

Seagoon, Sprigs and Bluebottle [far off]:
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong...
[whine of bomb dropping, explosion]

Double speed, but same tempo,
Goons: Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po
Iddle I po.

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po
Iddle I po.

One: Ying! Tongy tongy tongy.
Yiddy diddy diddy da daaa. Ying diddy.
Ying tong diddle. Yiddada boo.

All: Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle
Ying tong iddle I po

Ying tong ying tong
Ying tong iddle I po
Iddle I po.

Bluebottle: Whoooooh