John Lennon - Paul McCartney

JOAN WAS QUIZZICAL, STUDIED PATAPHYSICAL
SCIENCE IN THE HOME.
LATE NIGHTS ALL ALONE WITH A TEST TUBE, OH, OH, OH, OH.
MAXWELL EDISON, MAJORING IN MEDICINE,
CALLS HER ON THE PHONE:
"CAN I TAKE YOU OUT TO THE PICTURES, JO-O-O-OAN?"
BUT AS SHE'S GETTING READY TO GO,
A KNOCK COMES ON THE DOOR.

BANG! BANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER CAME DOWN UPON HER HEAD.
CLANG! CLANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER MADE SURE THAT SHE WAS DEAD.

BACK IN SCHOOL AGAIN, MAXWELL PLAYS THE FOOL AGAIN,
TEACHER GETS ANNOYED.
WISHING TO AVOID AN UNPLEASANT SCE-E-E-ENE.
SHE TELLS MAX TO STAY WHEN THE CLASS HAS GONE AWAY,
SO HE WAITS BEHIND,
WRITING FIFTY TIMES "I MUST NOT BE SO-O-O-O."
BUT WHEN SHE TURNS HER BACK ON THE BOY,
HE CREEPS UP FROM BEHIND.

BANG! BANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER CAME DOWN UPON HER HEAD.
(Doo doo doo doo doo)
CLANG! CLANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER MADE SURE THAT SHE WAS DEAD.

(Doo doo doo doo doo)

P.C. THIRTY-ONE SAID, "WE CAUGHT A DIRTY ONE."
MAXWELL STANDS ALONE.
PAINTING TESTIMONIAL PICTURES, OH, OH, OH, OH.
ROSE AND VALERIE SCREAMING FROM THE GALLERY
SAY HE MUST GO FREE. (Maxwell must go free)
THE JUDGE DOES NOT AGREE AND HE TELLS THEM SO-O-O-O.
BUT AS THESE WORDS ARE LEAVING HIS LIPS,
A NOISE COMES FROM BEHIND.

BANG! BANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER CAME DOWN UPON HIS HEAD.
(Doo doo doo doo doo)
CLANG! CLANG!
MAXWELL'S SILVER HAMMER MADE SURE THAT HE WAS DEAD.

OH, OH, OH, OH.

(Doo doo doo doo doo)

SILVER HAMMER MAN.


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