Never Split The Party © 2007 Emerald Rose

We were skulking through this dungeon - A pretty sorry lot
Old Galliard the fighter had been actin' like a sot
Our cleric had colitis; our torches all were wet
But we had to find some treasure soon to get us out of debt...

So Galliard and Sonja were itchin' for a fight
They both took the left fork, while we went to the right
And that is when we heard it: the sound of rollin' dice
We wondered why we had ignored those words of sage advice...

Don't You Know? You never split the party
Clerics in the back to keep those fighters hale and hearty
The wizard in the middle, where he can shed some light
And you never let that damn thief out of sight...

So then we heard this bellow from back around the bend
We turned around to see if there was aid that we could lend
And suddenly the corridor was covered up with orcs
We fell back in a panic, feeling like a bunch of dorks...

The thief had pissed his leathers; the monk was turning blue
Our wizard got all flustered and he covered us with goo
The cleric swung his holy club some orcish skulls to break
We tried to dodge his backswing as we pondered our mistake...

Don't You Know? You never split the party
Clerics in the back to keep those fighters hale and hearty
The wizard in the middle, where he can shed some light
And you never let that damn thief out of sight...

We finally found our fighters; they were hacking at a troll
They chopped off knees and elbows but it kept on growing whole
The wizard flung a fireball, his dice they did not fail
He torched the troll and left the fighters roasting in their mail

The cleric had his hands full; apologies were said
We swore an oath we'd stick together just like we were wed
But then we found that sneaky thief had vanished in the gloom
We caught him stuffing pockets in the secret treasure room...

Don't You Know? You never split the party
Clerics in the back to keep those fighters hale and hearty
The wizard in the middle, where he can shed some light
And you never let that damn thief ... no you never let that damn thief ... no you
Ne - ver let - that - damn - thief - out - of - sight!

Lyrics and tune by Larry Morris
Arrrangement Emerald Rose

Larry Morris -- vocal, percussion
Brian Sullivan -- vocal, guitar
Arthur Hinds -- vocal, percussion
Clyde Gilbert -- vocal, bass

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