New singing goal: be able to sing all of Moondog 2, which just blew my mind

I couldn’t find the lyrics for all of the tracks collected together in one place, so here are as many as I can find or figure out.

Bells are ringing dinga linga linga linga ling-a linga linga linga ling
dinga linga linga linga ling-a linga linga linga ling
dig all the kids who carry bells, merry bells
who are they?
why they're the

Voices of spring were in chorus
each voice was singing a song
I could not sing in that chorus until I wrote me a song
I wrote my song and joined the throng (source)

What’s the most exciting thing about life?
tell me or I’ll tell you
come on come on
I know you know what I know it’s in your eyes
I’ll have to tell you, I can’t wait
it’s L O V E it’s love
and I’m in love; I’m so happy
it’s L O V E it’s love
I’m incoherent my dear
oh happy happiness
in love
in love
in love
oh happy happiness, happiness
Darling the answer is love (source)

All is loneliness before me
loneliness before me

My tiny butterfly butters my bread
my briny flutterby keeps me well fed
why should I mutter?

Why spend a dark night with you?
what a fearful price to pay
other nights nights would but be
lonely dark ages for me

Coffee beans make the finest coffee of all
it’s time to take
a coffee break
to sit a while and savour
the rarest coffee flavor
of bean coffee
I make with bottled spring water
is my day (source)

Down is up and so up is down because the earth is round
there is no such thing as up or down

Be a hobo and go with me
from Hoboken to the sea

Remember, remember, remember, memeber
to vote the way
the way we say
or else
or else what
I won’t

I love you
for your lovely still small voice
I will love your still small voice
till my voice
is still

Nero’s expedition up the Nile
because the water hyacinth
had blocked the river
denying Nero’s vessels passage through
the Sud of Nubia

No, the wheel was never invented.
no, no, no, no
your legs are spokes of a two legged wheel
and your hips are knobbly axles
the world was always on wheels

With my wealth I wish I had lived when great genius lived
what I would not have done
Fool, the writings of your dying beggar reveal that he is
by far the greatest one

This student of life
has enrolled
as that student for life
his Alma Mater
is all the world
with father time as mentor

Some trust all
some trust some, ho
some trust one
I trust none, ho
not even myself

Wine, woman and song are too, too much for me
I am contented with the latter two
woman and my song are simply
wine enough you see

Sadness was so mixed with gladness
that she wept with joy
she was so sad
tears filled but enhanced the smile on her face
she was so glad

Maybe, maybe, maybe someday
I’ll be recognised for what I am
before I’m dead and gone
or if not before then after it all

Each today is yesterday’s tomorrow which is now
now is all I have
now is all I need
now is all I want

Imagine what it's like to have a long suffering
night walker walking on you
I’m standing there barefoot, facing the meadow
oh, oh, something is crawling on my muddy foot
what the, it's a wet worm
I tell you I started walking, too
I mean we parted company
maybe we think it safe enough to say,
we had quite enough of us that night

You, the vandal
plunder the village as you will
the earthworm will pillage you
the vandal
when you are under

Trees against the sky
fields of plenty
rivers to the sea
and more
spreads before me

Behold the willow bows before me
but not the oak I’m uprooting
remarked the wind

Sparrows wake me in the morning in Gotham where I live
except when I’m up to Tioga
other birds wake me there
so fair their singing

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