Nellie The Elephant
To Bombay A travelling circus came They brought an intelligent elephant And Nellie was her name One dark night She slipped her iron chain And off she ran to Hindustan And was never seen again Whoa (NOTE: this accompanies an upswing in tempo) [CHORUS] Nellie the elephant Packed her trunk And said goodbye to the circus Off she ran With a tropply trop, trop trop trop Now Nellie the elephant Packer her trunk And trumbled off to the jungle Off she ran With a tropply trop, trop trop trop Night by night She danced to the circus band When Nellie led the big parade She looked so proud and grand No more tricks For Nellie to perform They taught her how to take a bow And she took the crowd by storm Whoa [CHORUS] And everyone heard the story Far far away And then one night in silver light They're off to Mandolay [Not sure about the above section] Whoa [CHORUS] Go to (Toledo?) [CHORUS] That's it. I got these from the Toy Dolls' version, I believe. I recorded it from Dr. Demento four or five years ago (maybe more). If anyone knows the messed up parts, please correct me.