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Happy Birthday Shel Silverstein

Happy Birthday Shel Silverstein

by Shel Silverstein

So what if nobody came?
I’ll have ALL the ice cream and tea,
And I’ll laugh with myself,
And I’ll dance with myself,
And I’ll sing, “Happy Birthday to me!”

Sheldon Allan “Shel” Silverstein (September 25, 1930 – May 10, 1999) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, cartoonist, screenwriter, and author of children’s books. He styled himself as Uncle Shelby in his children’s books. Translated into more than 30 languages, his books have sold over 20 million copies. Click Wikipedia to continue reading information about Shel Silverstein, including songs he wrote for Johnny Cash, Dr. Hook and Waylon Jennings.

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