I'm just a lonesome traveler, The Great Historical Bum
Highly educated from history I have come
I built the Rock of Ages, was in the Year of One
And that's about the biggest thing that man has ever done

I worked in the Garden of Eden, it was the year of two
Joined the apple pickers' union, I always paid my dues
I'm the man that got the contract to raise the rising sun
And that was about the biggest thing man has ever done

I was straw boss on the Pyramids, the Tower of Babel, too
I opened up the ocean, let the migrant children through
I fought a million battles and never lost a one
And that was about the biggest thing man has ever done

I fought the raging Roman, I fought the raging Turk
Defeated Nero's army with thirty minutes work
I stopped the mighty Kaiser and the mighty Hun
And that was about the biggest thing man has ever done

I fought the Revolution when we set the country free;
It was me and a couple of Indians that dumped the Boston tea
I fought the battle at Valley Forge and the battle of Bully Run
And that was about the biggest thing that man has ever done

Next, I fought the slavery war, a bunch of folks and me
We beat the chains from off their leg and set my people free
The slavery men, they had lost their war and freedom's men had won
And that's about the biggest thing that man has ever done

I clumb the mighty canyons where the Columbia River rolls,
Seen the salmon leaping in the rapids and the falls
It was there he big Grand Coulee Dam in the state of Washington
And that was about the biggest thing that man has ever done

There was a man across the ocean and I guess you knew him well
His name was Adolf Hitler and damn his soul to hell;
We kicked him in the panzers and put him on the run
And that was about the biggest thing that man has ever done

I sent a big ol' rocketship into space one time
10,000 miles an hour and turned on a dime
Hit golf balls on the moon and come back where it begun
And that was about the biggest thing that man has ever done

There's one big thing that we must do, when shove comes to push
Defeat the so-called President that goes by the name of "Bush"
Vote early and vote often, November '02, not '01
And that will be the biggest thing that man has ever done

I'm gonna quit my talking, 'cause I told you all I know
Just remember, partner, wherever you may go
The people are building a peaceful world and when the job is done
That will be the biggest thing that man has ever done
That'll be the biggest thing that man has ever done


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