Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum

Tweedle-dee Dum and Tweedle-dee Dee

They're throwing knives into the tree

Two big bags of dead man's bones

Got their noses to the grindstones

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Living in the Land of Nod

Trustin' their fate to the Hands of God

They pass by so silently

Tweedle-dee Dum and Tweedle-dee Dee

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Well, they're going to the country, they're gonna retire

They're taking a streetcar named Desire

Looking in the window at the pecan pie

Lot of things they'd like they would never buy

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Neither one gonna turn and run

They're making a voyage to the sun

"His Master's voice is calling me,"

Says Tweedle-dee Dum to Tweedle-dee Dee

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Tweedle-dee Dee and Tweedle-dee Dum

All that and more and then some

They walk among the stately trees

They know the secrets of the breeze

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Tweedle-dee Dum said to Tweedle-dee Dee

"Your presence is obnoxious to me."

They're like babies sittin' on a woman's knee

Tweedle-dee Dum and Tweedle-dee Dee

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Well, the rain beating down on my windowpane

I got love for you and it's all in vain

Brains in the pot, they're beginning to boil

They're dripping with garlic and olive oil

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Tweedle-dee Dee - he's on his hands and his knees

Saying, "Throw me somethin', Mister, please."

"What's good for you is good for me,"

Says Tweedle-dee Dum to Tweedle-dee Dee

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Well, they're living in a happy harmony

Tweedle-dee Dum and Tweedle-dee Dee

They're one day older and a dollar short

They've got a parade permit and a police escort

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They're lying low and they're makin' hay

They seem determined to go all the way

They run a brick and tile company

Tweedle-dee Dum and Tweedle-dee Dee

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Well a childish dream is a deathless need

And a noble truth is a sacred creed

My pretty baby, she's lookin' around

She's wearin' a multi-thousand dollar gown

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Tweedle-dee Dee is a lowdown, sorry old man

Tweedle-dee Dum, he'll stab you where you stand

"I've had too much of your company,"

Says, Tweedle-dee Dum to Tweedle-dee Dee

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Copyright 2001 Special Rider Music

First release: Love and Theft, 2001

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