Seven Years Of Fat

Hear the version from 'Time To Break Up The Band":

Verse: (stop time)

The grasshopper said to the ant,
	"Why don't you just relax?"
The ant said to the grasshopper,
	"I'll tell you the true facts:
That there'll be

CHORUS: (swinging)

F                        C
Seven years of fat, then seven years of lean.
      F                        G
These cycles come and go, from everything I've seen.
          F                       C
You might spend your dough in the times of plenty --
F                   C
Put some by, or you won't have a penny
Dmi               G
when your time is done
Dmi         G              Ami
   and it's seven years of lean."

The Pharoah said to Joseph,
"Well, I don't know what to do."
Joseph said to the Pharoah,
"I've got some good and bad news for you:
'Cause there'll be


The banker said to the farmer,
"What goes up will never come down."
The farmer said, "The time will come
when you'll look like a clown. 'Cause there'll be


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