A song by Tetsuro Tanaka ©Tetsuro Tanaka
Naoyama is a very good tennis player.
He plays tennis every afternoon at the company's tennis court.
Then one day no one returned his service ball. Not even his good friend
Could you return the shot. Could you return the shot.
Could you return the shot.
Could you return my shot.
A friend of Yamamoto will have a wedding.
The friend came to his house with a bottle of whiskey and said.
I want to you to attend our wedding party, but if I invite you, I will lose my job.
I am sorry. I am sorry. I am sorry. Mr Yamamoto.
Kawabata performed his experiment in the lab.
One day his work was thrown in to the garbage can.
When he protested all his remaining work was thrown in to the can as well.
Why did you. Why did you. Why did you throw it away
Why did you. Why did you. Why did you throw away my work.
I was the leader of the mandolin club.
We had been playing the instruments in togetherness.
The members quit the club one by one.
Because their bosses threatened them to quit.
Please don't quit. Please don't quit. Please don't quit
Our mandolin club.
Many thanks to Tetsuro Tanaka for permission to add this song to the Union Songs website.
Visit his website at: http://www.din.or.jp/~okidentt/. Visit also the documentary film Tanaka-san Will Not Do Callisthenics
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