there's a hole in the bucket

there's a hole in the bucket - dear liza - dear liza

there's a hole in the bucket - dear liza - a hole

 

go fix it - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

go fix it - dear henry - dear henry - fix it

 

with what shall I fix it - dear liza - dear liza

with what shall I fix it - dear liza - with what

 

with a straw - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

with a straw - dear henry - dear henry - with a straw

 

but the straw is too long - dear liza - dear liza

the straw is too long - dear liza - too long

 

cut it - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

cut it - dear henry - dear henry - cut it

 

with what shall I cut it - dear liza - - dear liza

with what shall I cut it - dear liza - with what

 

with an axe - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

with an axe - dear henry - dear henry - with an axe

 

the axe is too dull - dear liza - - dear liza

the axe is too dull - dear liza - too dull

 

sharpen it - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

sharpen it - dear henry - dear henry - hone it

 

on what shall I sharpen it - dear liza - dear liza

on what shall I hone it - dear liza - on what

 

on a stone - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

on a stone - dear henry - dear henry - with a stone

 

but the stone is too dry - dear liza - dear liza

the stone is too dry - dear liza - too dry

 

well wet it - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

well wet it - dear henry - dear henry - wet it

 

with what shall I wet it - dear liza - - dear liza

with what shall I wet it - dear liza - with what

 

try water - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

try water - dear henry - dear henry - use water

 

in what shall I fetch it - dear liza - - dear liza

in what shall I fetch it - dear liza - in what

 

in a bucket - dear henry - dear henry - dear henry

in a bucket - dear henry - dear henry - in a bucket

 

there's a hole in the bucket - dear liza - - dear liza

there's a hole in the bucket - dear liza - a hole

 

tekst: HARRY BELAFONTE/ODETTA

muziek: TRADITIONAL

arragement: HARRY BELAFONTE/ODETTA

1961

 

bewerking van: duits volksliedje

tekst: TRADITIONAL

muziek: TRADITIONAL