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Puff The Magic Dragon (Peter, Paul & Mary cover)

Words and Music: Leonard Lipton, Peter Yarrow (1959). Peter Yarrow wrote the music of a poem by Leonard Lipton wrote. In 1962, Peter Yarrow, along with Paul Stookey and Mary Travers (Peter, Paul & Mary) were recorded the song in their repertoire and the most famous version of the song. Lyrics Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee, Little Jackie Paper loved that rascal Puff, and brought him strings and sealing wax and otherfancy stuff. Oh Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee, Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee. Together they would on a boat with billowed sail Jackie kept travel lookout perched on Puff's gigantic tail, Noble kings and princes would whene'er they came, Pirate ships would bow their banners cried Puff lower than its name. Oh! Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea andfrolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee, Puff, the magic dragon lived by the sea and frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah Lee. Dragons live forever, but not so little boys Painted wings and giant rings make way for other toys. One gray night it happened Jackie Paper came no more and Puff that mighty dragon, he heard the roar fearless. His head was bowed in sorrow, green scales fell like rain, Puff no longer went to play along the Cherry Lane. Without hislife

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqTT4nWeKYA&hl=en

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November 22, 2010 - Posted by | Mary Travers Videos | , ,

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