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The World is Not Your Garbage Can

The World is Not Your Garbage Can 
Downloadable Vocal - Lyrics - Instrumental - Right-Hand Lead Sheets
Two of a Kind

David wrote this song about something that makes him mad: littering. Waggle your fingers along! A little righteous indignation can be fun!

Demo MP3 Listen to a sample of this song

The downloadable vocal song includes the following:
      ▪ Vocal mp3 song track & PDF printable lyrics

The downloadable instrumental song includes the following:
      ▪ Instrumental mp3 track (music without vocals) & printable PDF lyrics

The downloadable lead sheet includes the following:
      ▪ Right-Hand Music Notation with Chords

This song is also available on Two of a Kind's Sing Me Your Story.

Please see all of Two of a Kind's downloadable Lead Sheets with Chords, Lyrics and Activities


I was on my way to school one beautiful blue-sky day
I finished off my favorite snack; I had the wrapper to throw away
I looked around for a garbage can, but there were none in sight
I dropped the wrapper on the ground out jumped old Mrs. Pound
And she yelled at me with all her might -

(Chorus:) “The world is not your garbage can
The world is not your garbage can
Listen what I say, young man -
The world is not your garbage can!”

Well, I hung my head and picked up my trash - feeling like an awful fool
And you know I found a garbage can when I finally got to school
I was sitting in class when the Principal made this announcement on the P.A.
he said: “Everyone is gonna have some fun
and clean up the park this Saturday!” ‘cause

(Chorus) (w/everybody lend a hand)

Well, Saturday came and I went to the park to pick garbage up off the ground
And I couldn’t believe the piles of stuff that were strewn all around
As I toiled to pick up other folk’s junk, I thought “this is such a pain!
If they just put in the garbage bin
I wouldn’t have to sing this sad refrain:”


(repeat Chorus - ending with:)


It’d be more acceptable in a garbage receptacle


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Downloadable Song with Lyrics
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