Schoolhouse Rock was a light-hearted effort from the get. Early 70′s programs aimed at teaching kids rote fundamentals with humor, ease and social relevance aged well.
Kids need essentials. Kids heed lessons.
I remember how the parents enjoyed it as much as us kids. I think I have a perspective on why, given my status as a father. cuz its so cool. duh.
We start with Lolly’s, a family business like any other
suppose you’re going ‘nut-gathering’? I’d recommend the ‘special intensifier’
my old padnah Columbus-own claimed this, back in the day
clearly, it’s the syncopated abruptness of it. Couldn’t be the lyric…
I unpacked FRUSTRATING first
reached in and found the word WORST
Then I picked SOGGY and
next I picked FOGGY and
then I was ready to tell them my tale
OK a science lesson
she’s a galaxy girl… with her comet team
if ya see her, tell her what up?
Now, fer real, back on terra firma
I’m admittedly a latter-day Georgie Porgie
I’ve been, pretty much always
But, a man and a woman had a little baby
And what the predicate says… they do