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CeltArctic Ewan macoll - any Humourous songs? (35) RE: Ewan macoll - any Humourous songs? 18 Sep 06

Didn't Leon Rosselson write a 'Pill' song - maybe not the one mentioned above. The chorus goes:

Pills, pills, pills and pills
Pills to take the pain away,
Just swallow 3, 4 times a day,
You'll be as good as new.
There are pills to make you happy,
Pills to pep you up or calm you down -
It's magic what a pill can do.

1. It was on a Monday morning, I was tired, my head was turning
And I couldn't face the thought of going back to work, and so,
I paid a visit to the doctor
And he gave me the once over,
Said, "Don't worry, we'll soon have you on the go. You need,

Pills, pills, pills etc.

2. So I took the dose as ordered
And my energy was restored,
But I was twitching, I was itching,
Couldn't keep my body still.
So I twitched right back to see the quack,
"Ah, yes," he says, "We'll soon cure that,
I'll just prescribe another little pill. You need…"

3. Well the twitching soon subsided,
Then I couldn't open my eyelids,
I was dozy, droopy, drowsy,
So I asked the doctor why.
He just took another look at
His new multi-coloured booklet,
Then he shook me from my slumber with a cry: "You need…"

4. Now my cupboard's overflowing
With the pills that keep me going.
I have yellow, pink and orange ones—
I can't think what they're for.
But they look so reassuring,
I suppose the must be curing me.
I wonder how I ever coped before, without…

5. Now the drug firms are delighted
And they say I should be knighted,
'Cause I keep their profits healthy
And they've got a super plan
To launch a major operation
To present me to the nation
As a fully working model of a well-adjusted man. You need…

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