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Jimmy won't you please come home
Where the grass is green and the buffaloes roam
Come see Jimmy your uncle Jim Your auntie Jimmie and your cousin Jim
Come home Jimmy because you need a bath
And your grandpa Jimmy is still gone daft

Now there's buffalo Jim and buffalo Jim
And Jim buffalo now didn't you know
Jim Jim Jimmy its your last cigarette
But there's buffalo piss and it's all kind of wet
Jambo Jimmy you'd better hold your nose
All roads lead to roam with the buffaloes

And the Buffaloes used to say be proud of your name
The Buffaloes used to say be what you are
The Buffaloes used to say roam where you roam
The Buffaloes used to say do what you do

Well you've gotta have a wash but you can't clean your name
You're now called Jimmy you'll be Jimmy just the same
The keys are in a bag in a chest by the door
One of Jimmy's friends has taken the floor
Jimmy won't you please come home
Where the grass is green and the buffaloes roam
Dear old Jimmy you've forgotten you're young
But you can't ignore the buffalo song

And the Buffaloes used to say be proud of your name
The Buffaloes used to say be what you are
The Buffaloes used to say roam where you roam
The Buffaloes used to say do what you do
If you remember you're (unkown / a gnome / a Noam)
Buffaloland will be your home



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    UnregisteredJul 8, 2012 at 5:50 pm
    I'm an old man, but to me it means... Some young men choose to roam away from home with wanderlust. Like the "prodigal son" they leave home and family to "do what they do". These youngsters sometimes forget their roots, extended family, friends and the lifestyle they learned as youths. They need to remember and come home sometime soon. Or, like the buffalo, their family and heritage may face extinction. I heard this group at montreal jazz festival june, 2012 for the first time. Not my idea of jazz but great entertainment and good for the soul.

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