There was an Old Man with a Gong

(1905)

"There was an Old Man with a Gong" sets a text of Edward Lear. The song was published in Margaret Ruthven Lang's song set Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 42.

There was an Old Man with a Gong
by Edward Lear


There was an Old Man with a gong,
Who bumped at it all day long;
But they called out, 'O law!
You're a horrid old bore!'
So they smashed that Old Man with a gong.


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