Ain't It Great to Be Crazy?

DESCRIPTION: Nonsense with chorus: "Boom, boom, ain't it great to be crazy (x2), (Silly and foolish) all day long, Boom, boom...." Example: Way down where the bananas grow, A flea stepped on an elephant's toe... Why don't you pick on someone your own size?"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1988
KEYWORDS: nonsense humorous animal nonballad campsong
FOUND IN: US
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Pankake/Pankake-PrairieHomeCompanionFolkSongBook, p. 192, "Ain't It Great to Be Crazy" (1 text)
Averill-CampSongsFolkSongs, pp. 131, 259, 284, 288, 291, 292, 297, 345, 388, 416, 497, "Boom, boom, ain't it great to be crazy"/"Gee, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy"/"Boom Boom" (notes only)
DT, GRTCRAZY*

Roud #15691
File: DTgrtcra

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