Originally Posted by Mk VII
We Three Kings of Orien Tar
One in a taxi, one in a car
One on a scooter, beeping his hooter
Following Ringo Starr
Before the Beatles took the popular music scene by storm, this version of the carol used to end with 'Smoking a big cigar' rather than 'Following Ringo Starr'.
We must be glad that Ringo came along because 'Smoking a big cigar' really takes liberties with history, there being no evidence whatsoever that any of the Three Kings ever smoked a cigar in their lives.