1. Mom: Tune: Greensleeves
Alas my son you know it's wrong
to leave the table discourteously.
Don't give me "pretty please," come along.
Sit down and finish your green peas.
2: Son: Tune: Red River Valley
How can you serve these peas, knowing
I hate them; I've told you six times.
Don't give me that stuff about growing.
You must think that I'm still a child!
3: Sister: Tune: Sixteen Tons
Sixteen years old, is this what I get?
If you want to chase me out, well, now you're all set.
If Peter calls, say I'm out, that's all you know.
Can't stay another minute, Mom, I've got to go.
4: Dad: Tune: Good King Wenceslas
What's this fighting all about?
Please give me good reasons.
Everyone can hear you shout
clear over at the Gleasons’.
Give him a break just for tonight.
Why are you so cruel?
All you do is scream and shout.
I think you're a fool.
5: Mom: Tune: Greensleeves
Green peas were for the boy,
but green peas aren't worth a fight.
Green peas have brought no joy.
Forget about eating those green peas.