Mudcat Café Message Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafeawe



User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
emily rain Need songs from several American states (18) Lyr Add: Minnesota^^ 08 Jan 00


do parodies count?

MINNESOTA (to the tune of "Oklahoma")
From the Prairie Home Companion Songbook

Miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiin-
Neesota vere da snoose flies ticker dan da snow
Vere behind each veed you find a Svede
And da vinter's forty-two below (dat's cold)

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooh
By yimminy da fish yump right into your boat
And mosquitos grow as big as crows
From Mankato vay up to Dulut!

You can have your Vermonts and your Maines
Ve get ten-tousand lakes ven it rains

If you want re-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-ec-
Reation take your ne-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-e-ext
Vacation to da beautiful land, Minnesota,
Minnesota... ya sure.

[transcribed phonetically. remember to say your o's really really round and roll your r's a tiny bit. : ) ]


Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.