One's On The Way

Album: One's On The Way (1971)
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  • They say to have her hair done, Liz flies all the way to France
    And Jackie's seen in a Discotecque doin' a brand new dance
    And the White House social season should be glitterin' an' gay
    But here in Topeka the rain is a fallin'
    The faucet is a drippin' and the kids are a bawlin'
    One of 'em a toddlin' and one is a crawlin'
    And one's on the way

    I'm glad Raquel Welch just signed a million dollar pact
    And Debbie's out in Vegas workin' up a brand new act
    While the TV's showin' newlyweds, a real fun game to play
    But here in Topeka, the screen door's a bangin'
    The coffee's boilin' over and the wash needs a hangin'
    One wants a cookie and one wants a changin'
    And one's on the way

    Now what was I doin', Jimmy get away from there
    Darn, there goes the phone
    Hello honey, what's that you say
    You're bringin' a few old army buddies home
    You're callin' from a bar
    Get away from there, no, not you honey
    I was talkin' to the baby
    Wait a minute, honey, the door bell
    Honey, could you stop at the market and hello, hello
    Well, I'll be

    The girls in New York City, they all march for women's lib
    And better homes and garden shows, the modern way to live
    And the pill may change the world tomorrow, but meanwhile, today
    Here in Topeka, the flies are a buzzin'
    The dog is a barkin' and the floor needs a scrubbin'
    One needs a spankin' and one needs a huggin'
    Lord, one's on the way

    Oh gee, I hope it ain't twins, again Writer/s: Shel Silverstein
    Publisher: T.R.O. INC.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Sparkina from South FloridaHer mom could also relate to this song. Loretta Lynn is one of eight, including country star Crystal Gayle.
  • Carolyn from Knoville, TnI heard that her twins, Patsy and Peggy, really did not like this song at all!
  • Eva from Las Vegas, Nvi love this song, its so cute.
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