The Unicorn (Irish Rovers) was pourin', Oh them silly unicorns. You've got
A long time ago when the earth was green There
were more kinds of animals than you've ever seen [chorus]
And they'd run around free while the world was
being born, And the loveliest of all was the Noah cried, "Close the door 'cause the rain is
unicorn. There were... pourin', And we just can't wait for no
unicorns." Then the ark started movin' and it
[chorus]: drifted with the tide, And the unicorns looked
Green alligators and long-necked up from the rock and cried, And the water came
geese, humpty-back camels and up and sort of floated them away, That's why
chimpanzees. Cats and rats and you've never seen a unicorn to this very day.
elephants but sure as you're born, You'll see...
The loveliest of all was the unicorn. But the [chorus]
Lord seen some sinnin' and it caused him pain He
says, "Stand back, I'm gonna make it rain. So You're never gonna see no unicorns.
hey, Brother Noah, I'll tell you what to do, Go
and build me a floating zoo. And take my...
Don't you forget my unicorns." Now Noah was
there and he answered the callin', And he
finished up the ark as the rain started fallin',
Then he marched in the animals two by two, And
he called out as they went through: "Hey, Lord,
I got your...
cats and rats and elephants, but Lord I'm so
forlorn, I just don't see no unicorns. Well,
Noah looked out through the drivin' rain, But
the unicorns were hidin', playin' silly games
They were kickin' and a-splashin' while the rain