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PAUL SIMON me and julio

"Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard" is a song sung by Paul Simon from his 1972 self-titled album.

The original studio version of the song was used over the opening credits in the 2011 film The Muppets.

Lyrics

Full Song

The mama pajama rolled out of bed

And she ran to the police station

When Ihe papa found out he began to shout

And he started the investigation


It's against the law

It was against the law

What the mama saw

It was against the law


The mama looked down and spit on the ground

Everytime my name gets mentioned

The papa said oy if I get that boy

I'm gonna stick him in the house of detention

Well I'm on my way

I don't know where I'm going

I'm on my way I'm taking my time

But I don't know where

Goodbye to Rosie the queen of Corona

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schootyard

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schoolyard

Me and Julio down by the schoolyard


In a couple of days they come and

Take me away

But the press let the story leak

And when the radical priest

Come to get me released

We was all on the cover of Newsweek

And I'm on my way

I don't know where I'm going

I'm on my way I'm taking my time

But I don't know where

Goodbye to Rosie the queen of Corona

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schoolyard

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schoolyard

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schoolyard

The Muppets

In a couple of days they come and

Take me away

But the press let the story leak

And when the radical priest

Come to get me released

We was all on the cover of Newsweek

And I'm on my way

I don't know where I'm going

I'm on my way I'm taking my time

But I don't know where

Goodbye to Rosie the queen of Corona

See you, me and Julio

Down by the schoolyard


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