I'll sing you a song,
Paint you a painting,
Dance you a dance
While you're waiting.

What shall it be,
Chocolate or soda ?
I'm having tea,
Do speak louder.

Are you hungry ?
Brown bread and treacle,
Apple maybe ?
I've a tree full.

What do you know ?
What can you tell me ?
Something to show
Or to sell me.

Ah, here he's coming now,
I'll say cheerio.
Someone to meet
And she's waiting so I'll go

Lyrics submitted by jtucker7

The Entertaining of a Shy Girl song meanings
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    General Commentthis is a cute song. I can see the scene in my head with Donovan talking to this 'shy girl'..asking her questions and such, and she's just staring blankly at him.
    beatrizon March 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's a bitch when you meet a cute girl and find out she's got a boyfriend when talking to her, trying hard not to stumble over all the words that fill your head on that instant. That's what this song is about, I say.
    plastic_zakon April 19, 2006   Link

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