Peter Alsop

Music for Children and Adults

The Hug

From the album Ebenezer's Make Over Buy Now

by Fred Small

- Fred Small sings his great song!

THE HUG

Dan Murrow is a mighty friendly man

Big and round like a bear

And he hugs his friends and his friends hug him

Anytime, anywhere

When his patients come for therapy

To drive their blues away

Sooner or later they feel a lot better

Cause this is what hed say

 

I want a hug when we say “Hello”

I want a hug when it’s time to go

I want a hug, cause I want you to know

That I’m awfully fond of you!

I want a hug, now if you please

I want a hug, I want to feel you squeeze

I want a hug, well it certainly seems

Like the natural thing to do!

 

Now when the head of the hospital heard about it

He got all annoyed

Because hugging is “sexual sublimation”

According to Dr. Freud!

You can beat em down, you can hide em away,

You can keep em quiet with drugs

You can strap em and zap em with electroshock

But you better not give em a hug!

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So the boss said “Dan, clear out your desk!

Your conduct is lax and lewd,

Any deviation from standard medical

Practice can get us sued!”

Now Dan don’t feel so bad for himself

In fact, he’s kind of proud

But he’s sorry for the folks who are locked away

Where hugging ain’t allowed!

Chorus

 

Written by Fred Small, ©Copyright 1981, Pine Barrens Music (BMI)

On Fan Club Favorites & Ebenezer’s Make Over - www.peteralsop.com

 

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