Who Sang The Elements? Tom Lehrer

Some other versions of "The Elements"
publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Daniel Tenaglia
release date: 1959-11
genres: Folk, World, & Country
styles: Music Hall/Comedy/Parody
length: 1:26
producer: Tom Lehrer
piano: Tom Lehrer
vocal: Tom Lehrer
There's antimony, arsenic, aluminum, selenium,
And hydrogen and oxygen and nitrogen and rhenium,
And nickel, neodymium, neptunium, germanium,
And iron, americium, ruthenium, uranium,

Europium, zirconium, lutetium, vanadium,
And lanthanum and osmium and astatine and radium,
And gold, protactinium and indium and gallium,
And iodine and thorium and thulium and thallium.

There's yttrium, ytterbium, actinium, rubidium,
And boron, gadolinium, niobium, iridium,
There's strontium and silicon and silver and samarium,
And bismuth, bromine, lithium, beryllium, and barium.

There's holmium and helium and hafnium and erbium,
And phosphorus and francium and fluorine and terbium,
And manganese and mercury, molybdenum, magnesium,
Dysprosium and scandium and cerium and cesium.

And lead, praseodymium and platinum, plutonium,
Palladium, promethium, potassium, polonium,
And tantalum, technetium, titanium, tellurium,
And cadmium and calcium and chromium and curium.

There's sulfur, californium and fermium, berkelium,
And also mendelevium, einsteinium, nobelium,
And argon, krypton, neon, radon, xenon, zinc and rhodium,
And chlorine, carbon, cobalt, copper, tungsten, tin and sodium.

These are the only ones of which the news has come to Harvard,
And there may be many others but they haven't been discovered.

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Poisoning Pigeons in the Park
  • 2 Bright College Days
  • 3 A Christmas Carol
  • 4 The Elements
  • 5 Oedipus Rex
  • 6 In Old Mexico
  • 7 Clementine
  • 8 It Makes a Fellow Proud to Be a Soldier
  • 9 She's My Girl
  • 10 The Masochism Tango
  • 11 We Will All Go Together When We Go

  • Album Information
    label: Decca Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin