A Bert and Ernie Singalong thanks to Brian Fennell (fenn@wpi.WPI.EDU) Ernie Bert ***** **** [Watery sounds] Yanky Doodle went to town a-riding on his pony... Ahhh, I love taking my bath, peace and quiet, all alone. [knock-knock-knock knock-knock] [Knock-Knock-Knock-Knock] ...and called it macaroni Oh! two, three.... Hi buddy Bert Oh, hi Ernie, oh hey will you close the door, Ernie there's a draft. oh just a second Bert. Ern... Ernie what are you do...? You can't push the piano through the bathroom door. why, sure I can, Bert, watch... [Grunt, bump, grunt, tinkle, KA-bump] Aahhgh! ..see Ernie? *Klech-ksh-crsh-sh-sh* Wh-WHAT are you doing with a piano in the bathroom!? Oh Bert! I heard you singing in the tubby there Yeh? and so I thought I would just come and sing along I don't WANT you to sing-along, But... I want you to get out. ...but everybody sounds better singing in the bathroom Bert. You know... I don't want the piano in here Ernie. ...well Sure, Bert, what's a sing-along without a piano? [starts to play piano] It's ME, that's what it is... Alone! listen to that Bert Stop that playing. doesn't that sound nice Stop it right now. doesn't that make you just want to sing-along. ...makes me want to see you out of here. No, Bert, listen: [sings] Gee, Bert what? It's so much fun no, it's not I know you'll like it ...I won't like it. once you've begun ...I won't begin! Ernie I have to scrub my toes I've got to wash my hair. We, Bert what? could have a ball no way! if I could get you *simmer* to sing at all [ends song but plays for Bert] NO!... [sings] I refuse to sing-al ong. I won't. but, Bert... So please don't ask me if I want to 'cause I don't. Pretty Please...? Although for you I would do almost anything, Really? along is one way which I do not want to sing. But, listen... [Sings] ol' bud-dy... It will make you Happy when you start to sing a Snappy little number that will bounce you right along. no... Like Farmer in the Dell or Old MacDonald had a Farm or maybe What's the Name of that Song. No! So if you use alot of voice you'll love it that you've got a voice and even if the notes you sing are wrong Ernie! you'll do a favor for us if you lift your voice in chorus for a swinging sing-along song. E: It will make you Hap - py B: I re - fuse E: when you start to sing a snap - py B: to sing - a - long. E: lit - tle num - ber that will bounce you B: I won't! E: right a - long B: so please E: like Far - mer in the Dell or B: don't ask me if E: Old Mac - Don - ald had a Farm or B: I want to 'cause E: may - be What's-the-Name-of-that-Song B: I don't E: So B: al - though for you E: if you use a - lot of voice you'll B: I would do al - E: love it that you've got a voice and B: most an - y - thing E: ev - en if the notes you sing are B: E: wrong B: a - long E: you'll do a fa - vor for us B: is one way which E: if you lift your voice in chor - us B: I do not want E: for a swing-ing sing-along song B: to sing ErnIE! please, Bert what? you'll like it too no, I won't! we'll sing Together ahhhgh just me and you No! I refuse to sing-along that's it. And in the bathtub? it's ridiculous! I Quit! That's that. That's that! Gee, Bert, that was wonderful.