Motley Travelers of Pleasant Avenue

Motley Trav’lers Of Pleasant Avenue!
Copyright ©2012 Bret Hesla. bret.hesla@gmail.com

1. Stick out your hand to welcome the revelers all assembled here.
And you and I will be side by side.
Stick out your hand to welcome the revelers all assembled here.
Hello, you motley trav’lers of Pleasant Avenue!

Ch:
All live well.
All live well.
Come let us learn how to all live well.
Come let us learn how to all live well together.
Hello, you motley trav’lers of Pleasant Avenue!

2. If you would like to join us we’re certain to find a hat for you
And you and I will be side by side.
If you would like to join us we’re certain to find a hat for you
Hello, you motley trav’lers of Pleasant Avenue! (ch)

3. If you would like to fly, there’ll be nobody here to doubt you can … (etc)

4. If you would like to dance, there’s a couple-a forty partners here … (etc)

5. If you would like to crawl, you can bury the seeds along the way … (etc)

6. If you would like to swim, you can hook up the hose and fill the ditch … (etc)

7. If you would like to dream, you’re the leader we need to lead the way … (etc)

8. If you would like to sing, take the melody, I’ll be harmony … (etc)

9. If you would like a family, you’ve stumbled upon a pot of gold … (etc)
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Written on commission for Lake Country School, located on Pleasant Avenue in south Minneapolis. Aaron, one of the teachers, told me that every day, everything they do in the classroom has to do with learning how to live well together.

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