Crash Test Dummies - Superman's Song
Tarzan wasn't a ladies man,
he'd just come along and scoop em
up under his arm like that,
quick as a cat, in the jungle.
Clark Kent, now there was a real gent,
he would not be caught sittin around in no jungle scape, dumb as an ape, doin nothing.
Superman never made any money,
savin the world from Solomon Grundy.
And sometimes i despair
the world will never see another man like him.
Hey Bob, Supe had a straight job!
Even though he coulda smashed through
any bank in the United States.
He had the strength but he would not.
Folks said his family were all dead.
Planet crumbled, but Superman he forced himself
to carry on, forget Krypton, and keep goin.
Tarzan was king of the jungle,
and lord over all the apes.
but he could hardly string together
four words, I Tarzan you Jane.
Sometimes when Supe was stoppin crimes,
I'll bet that he was tempted to just quit
and turn his back on man,
join Tarzan in the forest.
But he stayed in the city,
kept on changin clothes
in dirty old phone booths till his work was through.
Had northin to do but go on home.
It is better to be Dragon Master than Dragon Slayer. Some Dragons are meant to be mastered, others meant to be slain. Odin, Great Spirit, God, grant me the wisdom to know the difference. "May the Valar guide and bless you on your path under the sky"