All Kinds of Kinds

Album: Four the Record (2011)
Charted: 89
  • Ilsa was an acrobat who went and fell in love with that
    Horatio the human cannonball
    A wedding 'neath the big top tent with barkers clowns and elephants
    Sideshow family oddities and all

    The dog-faced boy howled out with joy
    As the tattooed lady was crying
    Ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
    It takes all kinds of kinds

    Thomas was a congressman with closets full of skeletons
    And dresses that he wore on Friday nights
    Phyllis was a pharmacist, a dab of that, a pinch of this
    Concocted to suppress her appetite

    When the children were fiddlin' she'd slip 'em some Ritalin
    And wait for Thomasina to arrive
    Cause ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
    It takes all kinds of kinds, all kinds of kinds


    When I play this old guitar from children's shows to smoky bars
    I take a break and think about the past
    When I stood up in geometry and everybody stared at me
    And I tossed my test into the trash

    I scratched off my number while hitching out under
    That bush league population sign
    Ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
    It takes all kinds of kinds

    Now some point the finger, let ignorance linger
    If they'd look in the mirror they'd find
    That ever since the beginning to keep the world spinning
    It takes all kinds of kinds
    All kinds of kinds
    All kinds of kinds Writer/s: Don Henry, Phillip Coleman
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Bluewater Music Corp.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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