This only happened one time a year

  • Album: 50/90 2015
  • Track: 42
  • Year: 2015
  • Title: This only happened one time a year
  • Album Artist: Mr. Beany’s Bitty Band
  • Composer: Anonymous, 13th Century
  • Poet: S.W. Black

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Lyrics

I once had a pet that would
pretend to be a pile of wood.
I once had a pet that did
a trick where it would become squid.

This only happened one time a year
It only happened on Halloween
and I thought it strange but

They would forget me while in chains.
I thought I might be insane.
Yes, they would often leave me in chains.
I thought I would soon be slain.

I once had a pet kind of
take me and give me a good shove.
I once had a pet enjoy
making me catch wasabi soy.

This only happened one time a year
It only happened on Halloween
and I thought it strange but

They would become so frightful then.
I saw the cat kill five men.
Oh, what she did in the quiet glen
with powers gained by a d’jinn.

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