"The Good Eleven" as written by and Bob Dorough....
Good, good, good, good, the good eleven, yeah
It's almost as easy as multiplying by one
Good, good, good, good eleven (Mmm)
Yes, eleven almost makes multiplication fun

Some people get up at a quarter until seven
Other people lie abed until 8:45 or nine
But I'm happy just to hang in there until eleven
Because eleven has always been a friend of mine

Good, good, good, good eleven
Never gave me any trouble until after nine
Good, good, good, good eleven (Mmm)
Eleven will always be a friend of mine

Now when you get a chance to multiply by eleven (Eleven, yeah!)
It's almost as easy as multiplying by one
You don't even have to use a pencil when you use eleven
And eleven almost makes multiplication fun

You know why? (Yeah!)
Because you get those funny-looking double-digit doojies as an answer
Like 22, 33, 44 and 55
66, 77, 88, and 99 is your answer
When you multiply 11 by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9

Good, good, good, good eleven
Never gave me any trouble until after nine
Good, good, good, good eleven (Mmm)
I can always get that answer easy every time

Now eleven times ten is the same is ten times eleven (Ten times eleven)
It's 110 no matter what you do
And 121 is the answer to eleven times eleven
And eleven times twelve is 132

Eleven thirteens are 143, now (That's 1-4-3)
Eleven fourteens are 154 (Dig it, it's 1-5-4)
1-6-5 and 1-7-6 are fifteen and sixteen
You'd better pick up on the pattern
Because I ain't got time to tell you any more

I've got a date with the good eleven
She never gave me any trouble until after nine
(Good, good, good, good)
Good, g-g-g-good, eleven (Mmm)
Yes, eleven will always be a friend of mine


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    General CommentI sang some of this to my oldest son when he turned 11. "Good, good eleven. You never gave me any trouble 'til after nine." (He didn't appreciate the second line.) :)
    straycat635on July 05, 2010   Link

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