Ten Little Indians

Album: Over Under Sideways Down: A Comprehensive Collection 1963-1968 (1967)
Charted: 96
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  • Ten little Indians
    Standing in a line
    One stood looking at another man's wife
    Then there were nine
    Nine little Indians
    Their hearts were full of hate
    One took his neighbor's goods
    Then there were eight
    Eight little Indians
    They just got down from heaven
    One told a lie about another's best friend
    Then there were seven.
    Seven little Indians
    All trying to get their kicks
    One thought he'd found another way to get to heaven
    Then there were six
    Six little Indians
    Trying to stay alive
    One took another's life
    Then there were five
    Five little indians
    All trying to find the door
    One pulled his mother down
    Then there were four
    Four little Indians
    All thinking that they gotta be free
    One little Indian forgot to say his prayers
    Then there were three
    Three little Indians
    Deciding what they're gonna have to do
    One took the name of God in vain
    Then there were two
    Two little Indians
    Thinking that they oughtta have some fun
    One took a liking to a picture of himself
    Then there was one
    One little Indian
    Out looking for the sun
    At six o'clock, the moon came out
    Then there was none Writer/s: HARRY EDWARD NILSSON, HARRY NILSSON
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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