We use cookies to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze traffic to our site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more.
  •    
  •    
  •    

    Nat King Cole / Lyrics

    Playlist 0 Rate 0 Like & Share Print Email Play

    "Gone With the Draft [Alternate Version][Alternate Take]" Lyrics

    Nat King Cole

    Album:
    Genre:
    Duration:00:00:00
    Rank: (−) history »
    Rate:
    −/5 from 0 users
    Charts: view all »
    Referring urls:view all »

    Video

    Lyrics

    Gone, gone, gone with the draft!
    Gone, gone, gone with the draft!
    Gone, gone, gone with the draft!

    When skinny me went out with my honey,
    The boys all started to laugh,
    But now it's not so funny,
    They're all gone with the draft!

    As a sheik I can't be beat,
    The boys all hand me a laugh,
    But since I have got flat feet,
    I'm not gone with the draft!

    I used to envy the fellows
    Who had such a fine physique,
    But all they can say is "Hello"
    On seven fifty a week!

    When the boys get back and see how I'm doin',
    They'll be sorry they left,
    'Cause one can't keep on wooin'
    And still be gone with the draft!

    When Franklin B did sign the draft,
    The cats all had a chill;
    The boys turned pale and ceased to laugh,
    'Cause this is as serious bill!

    They now realize that skinny me
    Was the luckiest one of all,
    Who can stay at home with Minnie
    While they face the cannon ball!

    So boys, take it on the chin
    And always wear a smile,
    You'll find it hard to grin
    Carrying fifty pounds for miles!

    When your year of drillin's up,
    You get to camp discharge,
    You can come back home and freshen up,
    And run around at large!

    Gone gone gone gone,
    With the draft draft draft draft!
    This song was submitted on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Walt Wesley.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

    Songs you may also like

    Contributors

    leaderboard activity

    Comments

    Facebook (0) LetsSingIt (0)