Episode Title - "Verb, That's What's Happenin'"
Music by: Bob Dorough
Lyrics by: Bob Dorough
Performed by: Zachary Sanders
First aired: 1974
Lyrics of "Verb, That's What's Happenin'";
I get my thing in action (Verb!) To be, to sing, to feel, to live (Verb!) That's what's happening
I put my heart in action (Verb!) To run, to go, to get, to give (Verb!) (You're what's happening)
That's where I find satisfaction, yeah! (Yeah!) To search, to find, to have, to hold (Verb! To be bold) When I use my imagination (Verb!) I think, I plot, I plan, I dream Turning in towards creation (Verb!) I make, I write, I dance, I sing When I'm feeling really active (Verb!) I run, I ride, I swim, I fly! Other times when life is easy (Oh!) I rest, I sleep, I sit, I lie
(Verb! That's what's happening) I can take a noun and bend it Give me a noun (Bat, ball, rake, and plow) Make it a verb and really send it! (Show me how) Oh, I don't know my own power (Verb!)
I get my thing in action (Verb!) In being (Verb!) In doing (Verb!) In saying A verb expresses action, being, or state of being A verb makes a statement Yeah, a verb tells it like it is!
(Verb! That's what's happening) I can tell you when it's happening (Past, present, future tense) Oh! Tell you more about what's happening (Say it so it makes some sense) I can tell you who is happening! (Verb, you're so intense) Every sentence has a subject (Noun, person, place, or thing) Find that subject: where's the action? (Verb can make a subject sing) Take the subject: what is it? (What!) What's done to it? (What!) What does it say? (Verb, you're what's happening)
I can question like: what is it? (Verb, you're so demanding.) I can order like: go get it! (Verb, you're so commanding) When I hit, I need an object (Verb, hit! Hit the ball!) When I see, I see the object (Do you see that furthest wall?)
If you can see it there, put the ball over the fence, man! Go ahead, yeah, all right What?! He hit it - it's going, it's going, it's gone! (What!)
I get my thing in action (Verb, that's what's happening) To work (Verb!) To play (Verb!) To live (Verb!) To love (Verb!)
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