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Be Verb Rock Star Song

The verb be is a very special verb in English. It is the most common verb of all verbs. After the word "the", it is the most common word in English. It does not obey most of the rules that apply to all other verbs. It has 8 forms, while all other verbs have only 3, 4 or 5. And (like "have" and "do") it can be both a main verb and an auxiliary verb. Be really is "top dog", as Jonathan Taylor discovers in his Be Verb Rock Star Song below.

Can you count the be verbs in this song?

LYRICS:

I'm not a big word
But I'm the Be verb
I've got a big job
I guess I am top dog

For such a small word
I'm a really big word
I guess that makes me
a rock star

Were you listening
when I was singing?
Is there a Be verb
in my song?

I am singing
and you are listening
And we're all being
superstars
Rock on!

Not a big word
I am the Be verb
I've got a big job
I guess I am top dog

For such a small word
I'm such a big word
I guess that makes me
a rock star

Where is my guitar?

Were you listening
when I was singing?
Is there a Be verb
in my song?
Rock on!

I am singing
and you are listening
And we're all being
superstars
Rock on!