David Ogden Stiers, Mel Gibson Mine, Mine, Mine cover

Mine, Mine, Mine
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Mine, Mine, Mine Lyrics

Song Meaning
Verse 1
The gold of Cortés
The jewels of Pizarro
Will seem like mere trinkets
By this time tomorrow
The gold we find here
Will dwarf them by far
Oh, with all ya got in ya, boys
Dig up Virginia, boys
Verse 2
Mine, boys, mine ev'ry mountain
And dig, boys, dig 'til ya drop
Grab a pick, boys
Quick, boys
Shove in a shovel
Uncover those lovely
Pebbles that sparkle and shine
It's gold and it's mine, mine, mine
Dig and dig and dig and diggety
Dig and dig and dig and diggety
Hey nonny nonny
Oh, how I love it!
Hey nonny nonny
Riches for Cheap!
Hey nonny nonny
There'll be heaps of it
And I'll be on top of the heap!
Verse 3
My rivals back home
It's not that I'm bitter
But think how they'll squirm
When they see how I glitter!
The ladies at court
The king will reward me
He'll knight me, no, lord me!
Verse 4
It's mine, mine, mind
For the taking
It's mine, boys
Mine me that gold!
With those nuggets dug
Verse 5
It's glory they'll gimme
My dear friend, King Jimmy
Will probably build me a shrine
When all of the gold is mine
Verse 6
Dig and dig and dig and diggety
Dig and dig and dig and diggety-dig!
All of my life, I have searched for a land
Like this one
A wilder, more challenging country
I couldn't design
Hundreds of dangers await
And I don't plan to miss one
In a land I can claim
A land I can tame
The greatest adventure is mine!
Verse 7
Keep on working, lands
Don't be shirking, lands
Mine, boys, mind
Mine me that gold
Beautiful gold
Make this island
My land!
Make the mounds big, boys
I'd help you to dig, boys
But I've got this crick in me spine
This land we behold
This beauty untold
A man can be bold!
It all can be sold!
Verse 8
And the gold

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