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Popeye the Sailorpedia

This article is about the song. For the animated short, see I Yam What I Yam.

"I Yam What I Yam" is a song that is featured on the Popeye movie soundtrack. The song was performed by Robin Williams as Popeye.

Lyrics

You don't have to be no fish to tell when you're floundering. What am I? Some kind of barnacles on the dinghy of life? I ain't no doctors, but I knows when I'm losing my patience. What am I? Some kind of judge, or lawyers? Aw, maybe not, but I knows what laws suits me. So what am I? I ain't no physicist, but I knows what matters. What am I? I'm Popeye, the sailor.

And I yam what I yam
What I yam and I yam
What I yam and that's all that I yam
'Cause I yam what I yam

Ah, you got it? I think so, yeah.

And I got a lot of muscle
And I only got one eye
And I never hurt nobody
And I never tell a lie

Top to me bottom
From the bottom to me top
And that's the way it is
Till the day that I drop

What am I?
What am I
I yam what I yam!

I yam what I yam
What I yam what I yam
What I yam

Wondering about myself. To be or not to be, who's asking?

I can open up an ocean
I can take a lot of sail
I can lose a lot of water
And I'll never have to bail

I can put up Madagascar
Grab a whale by the tail
What am I?
What am I
What am I?

I yam what I yam!

I'm Popeye, the sailor!
I'm Popeye, the sailor!
I'm Popeye, the sailor!
I yam what I yam and that's all that I yam

I yam what I yam
What I yam what I yam
I'm Popeye, the sailor man!

Popeye, ooh
Popeye, ooh

Popeye, ooh
(I yam what I yam)
Popeye, ooh
(I yam what I yam)

External links

Video

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I Yam What I Yam

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