Transcriptions
 
Bad Rapping HM The Pedestrian Martin's Horse The Ballad of Dan McGroo The Train
Black Cross HM The Policeman Murder The Chairs (4 Way Bit) To Swing Or Not To Swing
Boston Tea Party Horses Mouth My Own Railroad The Chastity Belt Willie The Shake
Buckly's First Jet Ride Is This The Sticker? Nero The Gasser  
Fire Chief James Dean People (Epilogue) The Gettysburg Address
Georgia Sweet And Kind Jonah and The Whale Religion The Hip Einie
Gods Own Drunk Let It Down Scrooge The Hip Gahn  
Governor Slugwell Lions Speak For Yourself, John The Nazz  
H Bomb Maharaja Subconscious Mind The Pied Piper
Hip Hiawatha Marc Antony Supermarket The Raven
 
 
 
 
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Ah, good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen. I wish you could be here on this beautiful day to see the sun shining down this magnificent avenue. All the fair ladies about and all the handsome gentlemen out there for this is the day that everyone is saluting that celebrated international figure: Governor Slugwell.

[Buckley makes brass band sounds]

Ladies and gentlemen I can see him now down in front of the courthouse. Looks like he's getting into this - yes, he is getting into a magnificent automobile there. Oh, it's shining so bright into the sunshine and the people are all gazing around, trying to say hello to him. And there's an immense crowd gathering. He's got two blondes on each arm, a king size boutonnière in his button hole and a pound of treys in the toolbox.

"Hurray for Slugwell!"

"Thank you, my friends."

[brass band sounds]

"Lady, will you stand back?! You're trying to get yourself killed. This's a parade my dear woman. You've got to -"

"I'm the mother of five children!"

"Peanuts, popcorn, hot dogs, get 'em - "

"Hurray for Slugwell!"

"Thank you, my friends."

[brass band sounds]

Ladies and gentlemen, they're coming right down the middle of the boulevard with it's golden sunshine shining down on their magnificent uniforms, is the pride of the nation, the Seven-Oh-Seven Elks Drum Corp Negro.

Wham bam, wham bam
Roobetty Boobetty Boop
Bam, bam!
Ah, Roop
Bam, bam
Ah, roop
Bam, bam
Ah, Roopbetty, Boobetty Boop!
Pow!

[brass band sounds]

"Lady, will you stand back?! Now, that’s the last time I'm going to tell you now!

"Hot dogs! Get 'em while they're red hot!"

"Hurray for Slugwell!"

"Thank you, friends."

Ah, Ladies and Gentlemen, here we are out at the stadium. Good heavens, I know I sound excited but I can't help it. There's so much excitement in the air. Ah, this is such a tremendous night. You can feel the excitement. You can feel the enthusiasm jumping. There must be five-hundred thousand people here at the stadium as the governor’s cars swings through into the auditorium and gates. And right in the middle of the field you can hear these people yell:

"Hurray for Slugwell!"

[brass band sounds]

And now, Ladies and Gentlemen, time is short. I'm up here in the observation booth. And we just have time now to turn this over to Senator Gridley, down on the platform where he'll introduce this magnificent political deity.

"My friends, I would like to say that never, in my political history, have I ever enjoyed the privilege of presenting such a great, beloved man. A human being, not only beloved in this fair country, but beloved world over. His name, a name that’s imprinted on every heart in America: Governor Slingwell Slugwell!"

"Hurray!

[brass band sounds]

"Hurray for the -"

[brass band sounds]

Bam, Bam
Bam, Bam
Roobetty Boobetty Boop
Beboop
Ha Roop Beboop
Ha Roop Beboop
Boobetty Boobetty Boop
Pow!

[brass band sounds]

"My friends, I - hmmm, ehhh, would like to say that, ooohp, I've never before, rahum, have been greeted by such, urrrrhp, warmth and urrrrrb, beauty. Hmmpt - I'll be there in a moment, Mary. Now, I would like to say that things are going so well and so, hmmmpt  beautiful with me. My, ah, Rolls Royces are all running fine, urrrpt, three more oil well came in, hmmm, I just popped the water works last week, urrrrrpt, I've had the gas works for quite some time. Hmmm. And things are going at such a magnificent rate urrrpt, that I believe that it is possible for each and every member of this great state - the Employees Association shall receive a substantual raise in salary amounting to: "

[brass band sounds]

Bam, Bam
Bam, Bam
Roobetty Boobetty Boop
Beboop
Ha Roop Beboop
Ha Roop Beboop
Roobetty Boobetty Boop

[brass band sounds]

"and seventy-five cents. And I would like to say - that the – ah, I wish you all a happy, happy time and you'll be hearing me from me next - very, very soon. Thank you and goodnight."

"Hurray for Slugwell!"

[brass band sounds]

"Hurray!"

"Hello, Charlie."

"Yes, that's right."

"That's him!"

[Buckley makes train whitle sound]

"Hurray for Slugwell."

[brass band sounds]

 

from "a most immaculately hip aristocra"t
transcribed by Michael Monteleone