Title: Eric the half a bee Artist: Monty Python Album: The Final Rip Off [piano intro] [spoken] A-one, two, a-one, two, three, four! Half a bee, philosophically, Must, ipso facto, half not be. But half the bee has got to be Vis a vis, its entity. D'you see? But can a bee be said to be Or not to be an entire bee When half the bee is not a bee Due to some ancient injury? Singing... C D La dee dee, one two three, F G C G Eric the half a bee. C D A B C D E F G, F D7 G Eric the half a bee. Am D Is this wretched demi-bee, F D G Half-asleep upon my knee, C D Some freak from a menagerie? F G C G No! It's Eric the half a bee! C D Fiddle de dum, Fiddle de dee, F G C G Eric the half a bee. C D Ho ho ho, tee hee hee, F D7 G Eric the half a bee. Am D I love this hive, employee-ee, F D G Bisected accidentally, C D One summer afternoon by me, F G C Am I love him carnally. F G C Am He loves him carnally, F G C Semi-carnally. [spoken] The End. Cyril Connolly? No, semi-carnally. Oh. [sung quietly] Cyril Connolly.