A dancey song performance by Mrs Toad and her Singers de Espana troupe as an introduction for Thumbelina into their life. I love it because of the lyrics and great onscreen action. Thanks so much to Prue for sending in these lyrics.

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Mrs Toad
The scrubbings and the washings
And the noses with the drippings
And the sopas always boiling...

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Si, Si

Mrs Toad
The panes and windows falling
With the diaper changing
With the roof she's leaking
And the enchiladas spoiling

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Oooh...

Mrs Toad
Do you know how to do these things
Like you will have to do these things
Or does the very thought of it make you wince

Thumbelina, Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Uhh...

Mrs Toad
I thought so
Then, don't marry the prince

Thumbelina
Oh dear

Mrs Toad
You see, hey? You become a big a-star like me. We make big moneys together. You make Mama rich. You are important person. You are famous. You are a star!

Thumbelina
A star? Well, I suppose...

Mrs Toad
Now, repeat after me...
We are the Singers de Espana, the original cast
And there hasn't been a town we haven't played

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
We are the Singers de Espana and we sing very fast

Mozo
We get on

Grundel
We get off

Gringo
We get paid

Mrs Toad
Sing!

Thumbelina
Could you say that a little slower?

Mrs Toad
Slower? We don't do ballads.

Thumbelina
Oh, maybe I could take notes.

Mrs Toad
We are free and independent, we go everywhere
And we gotcha gotcha gochee all the way
We're gonna teach you how to samba and to ramba y la bamba
And every number Thumbelina, say ole!

Mrs Toad, Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Come on the road, my little castanet
Come on the road, and famous you will get

Mrs Toad
I'll make you star, get you small guitar

Mrs Toad, Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
You'll be hot muchacha once I gotcha

Mrs Toad
On the road

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Thumbelinacita! No one could be sweet-a!
Sing with Mamacita! We go on the road

Mrs Toad
Ay, yi yi yi yi! Ay, que pero bien bailan mis ranitos la conga! Now we sing.
We open Monday in Medina then we do Babylon
Then we hop to Barcelona for a week

Thumbelina
We do?

Mrs Toad
Then for a month in Athens at the Parthenon
Where they love us 'cause we do the show in Greek

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
We are the finest in the business, it's a well known fact
And you'll forgive us if we have to blow the horn

Mrs Toad
Because this isn't any ordinary animal act
And today a star is born!

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Go on the road, you'll hear the peoples roar
You're not a toad

Mrs Toad
But that's what make-up's for

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Just sing on pitch, we get very rich
Wait until they see the Thumbelina

Mrs Toad
On the road

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Singing Thumbelina, dancing Thumbelina, something Thumbelina

Mrs Toad
Now I make her sing.

Thumbelina
AAaaaaahhhhhhh!

Mrs Toad
Bueno, muy bueno, you got it!

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Come on the road, we make you big success
Come on the road

Mrs Toad
You're in the union, yes?

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
The life, she's sweet

Mrs Toad
Si!

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
Lots of flies to eat

Mrs Toad
Yum yum!

Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
So why be little fish in little pond
When you can go so far beyond

Mrs Toad
I think perhaps we make you blonde

Mrs Toad, Mozo, Gringo, Grundel
When we get on the road

Thumbelina

All
Let's hit the road! Ole!

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