Willie the Weeper 2 He rolled and he smoked about a million pills He figured it'd cure all his aches and ills. It wasn't long until he fell asleep And dreamed he was sailing on the ocean deep. He played draw poker as he left the land And won a million dollars on the very first hand. He played and he played, until the crew went broke... Then, he turned around and took another smoke. He played 'till he came to the land of Siam He rubbed his eyes and said "I wonder where I am" Played craps with the King, and won a million more, Then left for Monte Carlo when the King got sore. He played gin rummy with the Shah of Iran He busted the Shah with the very first han' And when he looked around, and everybody was broke He bought a million dollars worth of hop to smoke. Down in Honolulu, Willie fell in a trance Watching the beauties do a hula dance. His sweety got in jail, and Willie sure did shout When he got the news that she had wriggled out. He bought an ocean liner, all his own, He loaded it with money, and he started to roam. He said he'd let it go until it wanted to stop While he counts his money and he smokes his hop. Then he went to Paris to buy all the wine For a whole carload he paid a measly dime. He bought a ruby bush and a diamond tree And a whole lot of friends to keep him company. One day while Willie took a quiet smoke The ship struck a rock and Willie awoke His money was gone and his dream was oer Now he's sweeping chimneys, like he was before. Around a lay-out table, a pair of hop-fiends lay Listen, and I'll tell you what they had to say... Tales of money they were goin' to make... And the faro-banks they were goin' to break. Oh Willie was the biggest dreamer of them all.. Dreamin' that the world was at his beck and call. When he had smoked a dozen pills or more He dreamed he was living on a foreign shore. Hootenanny Tonight (with minor scansion-producing alterations by E.L) EL
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