The Manhattan Transfer Tubby the Tuba Lyrics

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Tubby wants to play the violins' tune, but it's too light and flimsy for a big tuba. He ends up squashing the little tune, and the conductor sends him away. Tubby wanders forlornly to the edge of a pond where he meets a Bullfrog. The Bullfrog teaches him a new song that becomes Tubby's very own melody.

[Tubby (Tim Hauser):]
Alone am I, me and I together.
If I went away from me,
How unhappy I would be,
Me and I, oh my.

[Bullfrog (Alan Paul):]
Bug-Gup! Bug-Gup!
Lovely evening!
Bug-Gup! Bug-Gup!
I said. "lovely evening!"
Clunk! Clunk! Clunk!
I said, "Bee-oo-tiful evening!"
Hello! Bug-Gup!
Hello! Bug-Gup!
Hello!
The Manhattan Transfer Meets Tubby the Tuba Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Tubby the Tuba
  • 2 Tubby at the Circus
  • 3 Tubby Meets a Jazz Band
  • 4 The Further Adventures of Tubby the Tuba


  • Written by: George Kleinsinger, Paul Tripp
    Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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