Now, here’s a fine song.
Well, it’s nonsense really, but it needs audience participation.
We can do this!
It’s about red herrings.
Have you ever seen a herring of this hue?
The chorus goes as follows:
All: Well why hasn’t told us so?
First voice: So I did long ago.
Spoken with gusto: Thou lie. Thou lie!
All: Well, well, well, everything:
I think I done well with my jolly herring.
There are other versions out there in the public domain. Some of those have a cumulative chorus, but that requires memory that is beyond me.
Be warned: I am working on this!
Here is my first effort: