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When I was a boy of 10
I had a very best friend
Fred was kind with good intent
But just a little different

Oh special fred
Mama dropped on his head
Now he's not so bright instead
Hes a little bit special
Just a little bit

We played tag and he'd get hurt
Id play soldier he'd eat dirt
I like math and the spelling bee
Fred liked talking to a tree

Oh special fred
Mama dropped on his head
Now she keeps him in the shed
Cause he's a little bit special
Just a little bit

I ran track hung out in malls
Fred ran headfirst into walls
I had girls and lots of clothes
Fred had names for all his toes

Oh special fred
Mama dropped him on his head
Now he thinks he's a piece of bread
Cause he's a little bit special
Just a little bit

One day talking to special fred
He grabbed a brick and he swung at my head
And as he laughed at me that's when I knew
That special fred just made me special too

Woah woah now I laugh as I count bugs
I give strangers great big hugs
Next to me fred is fine
Yeah he's a f***in einstein

Oh special fred and me
Now we're not right in the head you see
Now we're not so bright instead
We're a little bit special
Just a little bit special
That bastard fred made me special
Just a little bit

Just a little bit........special



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  • U
    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 10:30 pm
    A completely average and normal boy meets and plays with a mentally-challenged boy named fred. Fred was dropped on his head as a baby and his mother was not too pleased about this, so she decided to keep him in a shed. Still, this normal boy had time to play with him. As he grew up, the average boy would do average boy things; go to the mall, flirt with girls, etc. Special fred would still continue to act like a child. Then one day, fred hit the average boy on the head with a brick, and he suffered some brain damage and then became "special" as well.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 10, 2012 at 9:32 pm
    Actually the song is just titled "special" from the album "a little bit special" the original lyrics were special fred but have been adapted to special ed for television brodcasts.

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