Song Lyric Sunday ~ Celeb

Song Lyric Sunday

This week Jim asks us to post a song that includes a famous person. There are loads to choose from, but I have to go with the goofy “I’m Henry the VIII, I Am” song I taught my kids when they were little. My youngest got brownie points from her teacher when she was the only fifth grader who knew it. Makes a mommy proud!

This song is actually very old, written in 1910 by Fred Murray and J.P. Weston. But I’m using a vid from the more current cover by Herman’s Hermits in 1965.

I’m Henry the 8th I am,
Henry the 8th I am, I am,
I got married to the widow next door,
She’s been married 7 times before,
And every one was a Henry (Henry),
She wouldn’t have a Willy or a Sam (no Sam)
I’m her 8th old man I Henry,
Henry the 8th I am

Second verse, same as the first!


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20 responses to “Song Lyric Sunday ~ Celeb

  1. Oh I remember this so well! And a very young Peter Noone!

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  2. Never heard this before – such a good choice for the theme.

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  3. OH GOD this takes me back. πŸ‘…β€

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  4. Great song Paula, so much fun.

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  5. Thought of this one too! 😊 Nice choice!

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  6. Amazing that this song is over 100 years old. I loved to sing this as a kid. It’s one of those earworm songs.

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  7. Thank you once again Paula for the trip down memory lane! πŸ˜€ ❀

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  8. Love the absurdity of this.

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  9. Perfect pick! Fun song.

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  10. Always liked Herman’s Hermits….

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  11. hahaha love this one! We have a CD of Herman’s Hermits Greatest Hits, and of course this one is on there. We hear it quite often. πŸ™‚

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