The Unicorn

'Celtic Harp' Click the harp to play the 'The Unicorn' song

The Unicorn - A recording by the Irish Rovers from their
Years May Come, Years May Go album. An MCA Special Products CD (record from the CD in wave format-1519KB)

(Click the harp to play "The Unicorn" song.)

A long time ago, when the Earth was green
There was more kinds of animals than you've ever seen
They'd run around free while the Earth was being born
But the loveliest of them all was the unicorn

Now God seen some sinning and it gave Him pain
And He says, "Stand back, I'm going to make it rain"
He says, "Hey Brother Noah, I'll tell you what to do
Build me a floating zoo,

Old Noah was there to answer the call
He finished up making the ark just as the rain started fallin'
He marched in the animals two by two
And he called out as they went through

Then Noah looked out through the driving rain
Them unicorns were hiding, playing silly games
Kicking and splashing while the rain was falling
Oh, them silly unicorns


The ark started moving, and drifting with the tide
The unicorns looked up from the rocks and they cried
And the waters came down and sort of floated them away
That's why you never see a unicorn to this very day

Shel Silverstein

Music and words from Patricia's personal copy of Years May Come, Years May Go CD.

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May 4, 2000