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Roger Miller – The Numbers Song lyrics

Rodger Miller: Now the first thing I need is some random number lets say um...
Between 20 and 22.
Somebody in crowd: 21!!!
Rodger Miller: ok lets try 21 good number.

Well take 21 subtract 9
12 litle childeren standing in line
From the take 2 and that leaves you 10
Take away 8 and you got 2 again

You got 2 again
You got 2 again
You used to love me once but now you got 2 again
(repeat 1x)

Rodger Miller: see now that wasn't so hard, let try it again only this time lets
Try a number between, say, 12 and ummm oh how about 14.
Simbody in crod: 13!!!!
Rodger Miller: ok 13, mmmmmmmmmmm, 13 (Miller pretends to be making up the
Words for a verse just humming and stuff, playing around with the adiance)

13 you multiply by 1
You still got 13 but wasn't that fun
You take the same 13 you multiply by 2
26 hours the trains over due

8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3,
2 happy people divided by 1
Leaves nuthing, nuthing,


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