42.
FRIEND OP THE CZAR

A personal friend of the Czar was I
An intimate pal of the late Nicolai
We practically slept in the same
  double bed,
He at the foot, and me at the head.

CHORUS:
(Slow)
Ah, but all that seems distant
And all that seems far
From those wonderful nights
In the palace of the Czar:

(Very fast)
When I went shootin'
With Rasputin
Ate farina
With Czarina
Blintzes with the princes and the
  Czar.
Hey, hey, hey,
We were sharing tea and herring
Dipped banana in smetyana.
Borscht and wurst around the
  samovar!

An intimate friend of the Czar all
  my life 
Till I fell in love with his pretty
  young wife.
We practically slept in the same
  double bed
Till, the Czar kicked her out, and he
  crept in instead.

CHORUS:

A friend of the Czar was I, all of
  my life
Till we tossed a coin for his pretty
  young wife.
Great was the sorrow and great the
  travail
When the Czar got the head, while I
  got the tail.

CHORUS:
Then one bloody day the revolution
  broke out.
I failed to see what the fuss was
  about.
But on the next morning I bid
  Mother Russia goodbye.
It was plainly a case of Lenin or I.

                         (cont.)

Now the Reds kicked me out, kicked
  me out in the cold
And all I had left was some rubles
  and gold.
The Reds kicked me out without any
  pity.
My name is McCarthy, you know my
  committee.

CHORUS:
 

THE "Z" SONG

CHORUS:
Singing Class Z forward, we'll all
  have to go,
The Ins that went the last time will
  have to go the new.

We'll fight with General Franco,
We'll fight with Synghman Rhee,
We'll fight with Winston Churchill
  to set the people free.

CHORUS:

We're fighting for peace and progress,
  boys,
At least that's what we're told;
If anyone tells you different, they've
  been bribed with Moscow gold.

CHORUS:

General MacArthur gave a talk
And told us what to do,
We'll all be home by Christmas,
  but in nineteen sixty-two,

CHORUS:

They're calling up the Class Z,
The lazy and the lame,
While the ones that stayed the last
  time will stay at home again.

CHORUS:


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