Riddle Song

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving int… more »

I gave my love a cherry 
That had no stone 
I gave my love a chicken 
That had no bone
I told my love a story 
That had no end
I gave my love a baby
With no crying.

How can there be a cherry 
That has no stone?
And how can there be a chicken 
That has no bone?
And how can there be a story 
That has no end?
And how can there be a baby
With no crying?

A cherry when it's blooming 
It has no stone 
A chicken when in the shell 
It has no bone
The story of how I love you
It has no end
A baby when it's sleeping 
It's no crying.

Written by: DAVID KAPP

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