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(Waste no time gossiping it doesnít pay!) Many people are always poking their noses in other peopleís affairs for nothing.
Play your own drum, No one else, Can play it for you, Itís your drum, And your chose it your self. No one else should, Only you, Know the tunes, Let people Enjoy the tunes By playing it yourself Have the hands for it Take courage Play your own drum
Wake early in the morning Prepare yourself In morning sun Put your drum Have the stick ready For the best tunes. Play your own drum No one else Can play it for you Itís your own drum Prepare it yourself For you alone Know the tune of the drum
Donít be worried How well others play You also Can play better Often we are so busy Listening, watching Others play their drums That we donít Play our own Practice always Make perfect Have the hand for it Play your own drum
Be proud Of your own drum People are eager To listen to the tune The tune of your precious Drum of yours No specific qualification Needed to play well But will and seriousness Play it well and loud For itís yours Play your own drum No one else Can play it for you.
Shall the driver Drive the tailors sewing machine? Shall the farmer Harvest with the surgeonís scalpel? Shall the fisherman Paddle with the soldierís gun? Shall the nurse Inject with teachers chalk? Shall the chef Bake the masonís dough? Then play on otherís drum But your own!
Play your own drum Play it well and loud Have a grip of it and Use your talent Enjoy your own tune and do not be surprised Then, before the sum is done Every one will recognize The sound of your drum They will dance To the tune of drum And crown you!