(IVAN SINGS:) IVAN IVANOVITCH SINGING YOU A LITTLE SONG ABOUT RUSSIA & YOUR FATHER DAVID IS VERY IMPORTANT MAN IN RUSSIA! You know that? (Maria: Why?) 'Cause he operate secret operative in spirit, & we can't catch him, you know? (Maria: But do the authorities know about him?) Yes, of course! But they can't catch him. They can't catch him in the spirit. He's spirit, & they can't catch him. They try but they can't catch him!
IVAN'S SONG! DO 2181 London, 1972
(This is a little song that Dad got in the Spirit one day, as sung by Ivan Ivanovitch, our helper from Russia! You can hear Dad sing it on the old Wild Wind tape: "My Love Tape to You!":)
1. I'M IVAN IVANOVITCH, THAT'S MY NAME, IT'S TRUE!
I'm Ivan Ivanovitch & I'm Russian too!
I'm Ivan Ivanovitch & my love is true!
I'm Ivan Ivanovitch—am I getting through?
WHY DOES THAT NAME KEEP RUNNING THROUGH MY HEAD‚ LORD? I was sitting in the bathroom wondering who Ivan Ivanovitch was, 'cause that name kept coming to me, & then the Lord gave me the above verse!
2. RUSSIA IS OUR PRETTY LAND, & I LOVE HER TOO,
Moscow is a great city, unto her we're true!
Russia is my country, & to her I'm true,
For I am a Russian & I love you too!
3. AND I LOVE MY COUNTRY, YES I DO, I DO!
And I love my sweetheart, & she loves me too!
We two both are Russian, & we love we do‚
For we are a people‚ yes we do, we do!
(Maria: Who's your sweetheart?) Katrinka, Katrinka!
4. WE ARE HAPPY PEOPLE, YES WE DO, WE DO!
We are happy people we, & we love you too!
We are Moscow Russians & we love you too,
We are happy people & we love we do!
5. WE DO LOVE THE BROTHERHOOD, YES WE DO, WE DO!
We do love the brothers, yes we do‚ we do!
We do love our brethren, for our love is true!
We do love our brotherhood‚ yes we, do we do!
Everybody mad at Ruski! (Maria: What's Ruski?) Ruski is Rusk, Rusk, Russia!
6. YES I LOVE YOU JESUS, YES I LOVE, I DO!
Yes I love my Jesus, you must love Him too!
Yes I love my Jesus, & I love you too!
Yes we love our Jesus, yes we do‚ we do!
Ivan & Katrinka love much, love Jesus! Jesus makes them love the Book!
7. YOU ARE SWEET & PRETTY MAID & I LOVE YOU TOO!
You are precious heart of me‚ & you love me too.
And you have much love for me, & I love you too,
So you must now rest with me & I must rest too.
8. MOSES SINGS A SONG OF LOVE, YES HE DO, HE DO!
And he sings of many loves, for his loves aren't few!
Moses sings of many girls, & they love him too!
Moses sings for David‚ & he's your lover too!
9. WE ARE TRIBES OF ISRAEL, MORE THAN OTHER JEWS!
We are children of the Lord, for it's this we choose!
We are the New Nation & we cannot lose!
We are children of the Lord, & this is the news!