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Hank Thompson – Rub-A-Dub-Dub lyrics

Now once upon a time in a nursery rhyme three little men got lost
Like you and me they couldn't agree and upon the wave they tossed
Well I'll sing their tune cause I got marooned with the love I can't forget
Now the three little men just took me in on an ocean of regret
With a rub-a-dub-dub three men in the tub lost on the ocean blue
I roll like a hub sing rub-a-dub-dub cause you're broke my heart in two
[ fiddle ]
Well my heart is sore and I can't reach shore and I'm driftin' far away
From the love I had I'm feelin' mighty bad and I can't go on this way
Won't you throw out the line and say you're mine and take me back again
Cause my rudder's broke and it ain't no joke won't you reach and pull me in
With a rub-a-dub-dub...
[ steel ]
Well I knew right away there'd never come a day when I'd reach the land again
The one I 'dore on the distant shore is now at rainbow's end
To the three little guys I turn my eyes won't you tell your names to me
Now one said fate, one said hate and the other said jealousy
With a rub-a-dub-dub...

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