We all know the theme song for The Andy Griffith Show. It's the whistled jingle at the beginning before the episode starts. It's probably one of the most recognizable theme song jingles in TV history, but did you know that the song originally had lyrics? Prior to producers deciding that they wanted the jingle to be whistled, Andy Griffith himself recorded a version of the song with the lyrics. The lyrics were written by Everett Sloane, who was well-known for composing lyrics to theme songs for The Dick Van Dyke Show, I Spy, and The Mod Squad. The song by the name of "Fishin' Hole" was as simple as the tune we all know and love today. Sloane allegedly wanted to capture the simplicity of the show through the theme song. Learn 'The Andy Griffith Show' Lyrics Here are the lyrics to the original Andy Griffith Show theme song for you to learn: Well, now, take down your fishin\u2019 pole and meet me at The Fishin\u2019 Hole, We may not get a bite all day, but don\u2019t you rush away. What a great place to rest your bones and mighty fine for skippin\u2019 stones, You\u2019ll feel fresh as a lemonade, a-settin\u2019 in the shade. Whether it\u2019s hot, whether it\u2019s cool, oh what a spot for whistlin\u2019 like a fool. What a fine day to take a stroll and wander by The Fishin\u2019 Hole, I can\u2019t think of a better way to pass the time o\u2019 day. We\u2019ll have no need to call the roll when we get to The Fishin\u2019 Hole, There\u2019ll be you, me, and Old Dog Trey, to doodle time away. If we don\u2019t hook a perch or bass, we\u2019ll cool our toes in dewy grass, Or else pull up a weed to chaw, and maybe set and jaw. Hangin\u2019 around, takin\u2019 our ease, watchin\u2019 that hound a-scratchin\u2019 at his fleas. Come on, take down your fishin\u2019 pole and meet me at The Fishin\u2019 Hole, I can\u2019t think of a better way to pass the time o\u2019 day. RELATED: CBS Facing A Multi-Million Dollar Lawsuit Over \u2018Andy Griffith Show\u2019 Theme Song You can also listen to the song below!