From the 1959 film Tommy the Toreador


Verse 1
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Once upon a time there was a little white bull
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Very sad because he was a little white bull (little white bull)
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All the black bulls called him a coward just 'cos he was white
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Only black bulls go to the bullring only black bulls fight 
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When he asked his mama if a little white bull (little white bull)
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Ever had a chance of turning black
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His mama said you silly little bull
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You're a pretty little bull you're my little bull
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So please don't ask me why little bull you just ain't black 
 
Verse 2 
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But this did not satisfy that little white bull (little white bull)
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He was an exception to that little white rule (little white rule)
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Everyday alone in the meadow he'd find things to charge
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Till one day he really imagined that his horns were large 
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Bold as brass right there and then the little white bull (little white bull)
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Quickly found the nearest road to town
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And people said what a funny little bull 
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What a fluffy little bull he's our little bull 
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He marched along a proud little bull and hit the town
 
Bridge
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It was the day of the bullfight all the town were there
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Waiting to see the famous matador
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Trumpeters sounded a fanfare tam ta da dam tam tara 
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Out from the throats of the crowd came a mighty roar 
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Into the ring to the shout of a great ole
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Came the parade all prepared for a mighty fray 
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Matadors and picadors and toreadors 
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And who do you think as well 

Verse 3 
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Trotting right behind them came the little white bull (little white bull)
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How they laughed out loud to see the little white bull (little white bull)
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Trotting 'round the giant arena with his head up high
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Till the matador in the centre caught his tiny eye
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Charging right up to him went the little white bull (little white bull)
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Charging twice and charging once again
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The matador cried toro little bull
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You're not a little bull you're a brave little bull 
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You're gonna be a great little bull the best in Spain 
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Then the crowd all shouted toro little bull 
 
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