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Water
If you're hungry, eat your dinner
If you're thirsty, have a drink
If you're lonesome, do a jigsaw
If you're angry, stop and think
But if you're an elephant
And there are those of us who are elephants
This is what you do

You say
Has the elephant had any water
Has the elephant had any water
Life is short and it's always getting shorter
So think about the elephant and buy him a drink
Has the elephant had any water
Has the elephant had any water
Life is short and it's always getting shorter
So talk to the elephant and see what he thinks
He thinks water (water) water (water) water (water) water (water)
Water (water) water (water) w-w-w-w-wwww...

Has the elephant had any water
Has that elephant had any water
Life is short and it's always getting shorter
So think about the elephant and give him a drink
Has the elephant had any water
Has the elephant got any shorter
Don't care if you look like Dracula's daughter
Talk to the elephant and see what he thinks
Think about the elephant and give him a drink
Talk to the elephant
Because he thinks about...drink

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The Gift Of Music (compilation)
This record collects together the various singles that have been issued in England to date under the much-abused name of the Jazz Butcher, to wit: me. I rather like having them all in one place like this - it makes for a nice, noisey muck-it-up sort of disc that is ideal for leisure time at home, on the beach, in you local club.... hell, ANYWHERE!!!
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Cake City (compilation)
Glass-era compilation.
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Insight

The Butcher Says..
Lastly, from the same summer sessions, comes Water Max and I, late at night, contemplating the curious tale of the talking elephants, and the endless search for supplies of free drink...

Live Stats

14 documented performances (click to explore)
1985 3 (JBC)
1986 1 (JBC)
1987 4 (JBC)
1988 1 (JBC)
1997 3 (JBC)
1999 1 (JBC)
2000 1 (JBC)

Media

1 Recorded Live Performances
1997-09-22 The Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, USA
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  • Chords
    gawesq[at]-remove-gmail.com - Glenn
    27Apr2010 8:32 PM (7 years 27 days ago)
    Anyone have the cords for this?
  • water
    45 sdfg. - Paul
    27Feb2006 5:46 PM (11 years 87 days ago)
    best song ever.