“The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” – Music by John W. Bratton and Lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy

If you go out in the woods today
You’re sure of a big surprise.
If you go out in the woods today
You’d better go in disguise.

For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic.
Picnic time for teddy bears,

The little teddy bears are having a lovely time today.
Watch them, catch them unawares,
And see them picnic on their holiday.
See them gaily dance about.

They love to play and shout.
And never have any cares.
At six o’clock their mommies and daddies
Will take them home to bed
Because they’re tired little teddy bears.

If you go out in the woods today,
You’d better not go alone.
It’s lovely out in the woods today,
But safer to stay at home.

For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic

Every teddy bear, that’s been good
Is sure of a treat today
There’s lots of wonderful things to eat
And wonderful games to play

Beneath the trees, where nobody sees
They’ll hide and seek as long as they please
Today’s the day the teddy bears have their picnic

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One response to ““The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” – Music by John W. Bratton and Lyrics by Jimmy Kennedy

  1. The music for “Teddy Bears’ Picnic” was written by U.S. American composer John Walter Bratton in 1907, and lyrics were added by Irish songwriter Jimmy Kennedy in 1932.

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