Handy Dandy

Handy dandy, controversy surrounds him

He been around the world and back again

Something in the moonlight still hounds him

Handy dandy, just like sugar and candy

.

Handy dandy, if every bone in his body was broken he would never admit it

He got an all girl orchestra and when he says

"Strike up the band", they hit it

Handy dandy, handy dandy

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Bridge #1:

You say, "What are ya made of?"

He says, "Can you repeat what you said?"

You'll say, "What are you afraid of?"

He'll say, "Nothin' neither 'live nor dead."

.

Handy dandy, he got a stick in his hand and a pocket full of money

He says, "Darling, tell me the truth, how much time I got?"

She says, "You got all the time in the world, honey."

Handy dandy, Handy dandy

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Bridge #2:

He's got that clear crystal fountain

He's got that soft silky skin

He's got that fortress on the mountain

With no doors, no windows, no thieves can break in

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Handy dandy, sitting with a girl named Nancy in a garden feelin' kind of lazy

He says, "Ya want a gun? I'll give you one." She says, "Boy, you talking crazy."

Handy dandy, just like sugar and candy

Handy dandy, pour him another brandy

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Handy dandy, he got a basket of flowers and a bag full or sorrow

He finishes his drink, he gets up from the table he says,

"Okay, boys, I'll see you tomorrow."

Handy dandy, handy dandy, just like sugar and candy

Handy dandy, just like sugar and candy

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Copyright 1990 Special Rider Music

First release: Under the Red Sky, 1990

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