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Puff the Magic Dragon
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Acoustic - Cover Songs
Charts #858 today (peak #92)
Charts #81 in subgenre today (peak #3)
Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton
2018
May 06, 2018
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MP3 5.0 MB  •  160 kbps bitrate  •  4:24 minutes
Story behind the song
an updated version of the classic with an aditional ending by Leonard Lipton.
Lyrics
Puff (The Magic Dragon) Words and Music by Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton Puff, the magic dragon, Lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah -Lee. Little Jackie Paper loved that rascal Puff And brought him strings and sealing wax and other fancy stuff CHORUS Oh! Puff, the magic dragon, lived by the sea And frolicked in the autumn mist in a land called Honah-Lee. Together they would travel on a boat with billowed sail; Jackie kept a lookout perched on Puffs gigantic tail. Noble kings and princes would bow whene'er they came Pirate ships would lower their flags when Puff roared out his name [CHORUS] A dragon lives forever but not so little boys Painted wings and giant rings make way for other toys One grey night it happened Jackie Paper came no more And Puff that mighty dragon, he ceased his fearless roar His head was bent in sorrow; green scales fell like rain Puff no longer went to play along the cherry lane Without his lifelong friend, Puff could not be brave So Puff that mighty dragon sadly slipped into his cave [CHORUS] (new optional last verse) One fine day it happened, Puff woke from a dream He thought he heard a familiar voice and Jackie's laugh it seemed He looked around his cavern and over by the door Stood a little boy with a piece of string and smile he'd seen before "Hello My name is Billy, my dad told me your name He said I'd find you in this cave along the cherry lane" Puff, that mighty dragon smiled in his joy He had himself a new found friend in Jackie's little boy [CHORUS]
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