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James Clerk Maxwell

Just an idea as we were stuck for songs in the choir. It is not finished and the third verse doesn't have anything, all of the italics lines are replacements from the originals... as is probably obvious.

Also sorry about the spacing... for some reason the formatting of this page doesn't seem to like me.

*To the tune of Maxwell's Silver Hammer*

Joan was quizzical; Studied pataphysical              James was quizzical; studied every physical

Science in the home.                                          

Science known to man

Late nights all alone with a test tube.                  

But there was something he could not.

Oh, oh, oh, oh.                                                  

Sta-a-a-and.

Maxwell Edison, majoring in medicine,                 Electricity; plain enough for all to see

Calls her on the phone.                                      Was paired with magnetic fields

"Can I take you out to the pictures,                     But this fact lay dormant and

Joa, oa, oa, oan?"                                              Concee..ee..ee.eild

But as she's getting ready to go,                          But Just like newton saw the apple

A knock comes on the door.                                

James saw something more


Bang! Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer                  

James Clerk Maxwell had the answers

Came down upon her head.                                

To the questions in your head

Clang! Clang! Maxwell's silver hammer                

James Clerk Maxwell solved equations

Made sure that she was dead.                             Of light from blue to red

Back in school again Maxwell plays the fool again. 

Back in school again Maxwell taught the fools again

Teacher gets annoyed.                                        

And physics he transformed

Wishing to avoid an unpleasant                            

Was made a fellow sooner than the

Sce, e, e, ene,                                                    

Nor-or-or-orm


She tells Max to stay when the class has gone away/ 

From theories all around, James gained great renown

So he waits behind                                              

By way of unity

Writing fifty times "I must not be                          

The greatest since the time of Newton's

So, o, o, o.."                                                      

Law-aw-aw-aws


But when she turns her back on the boy,              

Maxwell stepped up to the plate

A noise comes from behind.                                 Much Like Faraday before.

Bang! Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer                    

James Clerk Maxwell had the answers                    

Came down upon her head.                                  

To the questions in your head

Clang! Clang! Maxwell's silver hammer                  

James Clerk Maxwell solved equations                    

Made sure that She was dead.                              Of light from blue to red

P. C. Thirty-one said, "We've caught a dirty one."   P. C. Thirty-one said, "We've caught a dirty one."
Maxwell stands alone                                            Maxwell stands alone
Painting testimonial pictures.                                 Painting testimonial pictures.
Oh, oh, oh, oh.                                                    Oh, oh, oh, oh.

Rose and Valerie, screaming from the gallery        Rose and Valerie, screaming from the gallery
Say he must go free                                            Say he must go free
The judge does not agree and he tells them           The judge does not agree and he tells them
So, o, o, o.                                                         So, o, o, o.

But as the words are leaving his lips,                    

But even in this day and age

A noise comes from behind.                                

We love his equations four

Bang! Bang! Maxwell's silver hammer                  

James Clerk Maxwell had the answers

Came down upon his head.                                 

To the questions in your head

Clang! Clang! Maxwell's silver hammer                 

James Clerk Maxwell solved equations

Made sure that he was dead.                               Of light from blue to red

Silver Hammer Ma, a, an.                                   

James Clerk Maxwell Man

                                                                        What a man.

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