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Let me sing
A happy song
With crazy words
That roll along
And if my song can start your laughing
I'm happy
Let me sing a sad refrain
A broken heart that loved in vain,
And if my song can start your crying
I'm happy
Let me croon
A low down tune
To lift you out of your seat
And if my song
Can reach your shoes
And start you tapping your feet
Let Me Sing and I'm Happy, by Irving Berlin from Mammy


Sing Hallelujah Hallelujah 
And you'll shoo the blues away
When cares pursue ya
Sees you through
The darkest day
Satan lies a-waitin'
And creatin' skies of grey
Hallelujah, by Newmans/Robbins/Grey


When I got to Satan's door
I heard you blowing on your horn once more
So, blow Gabriel, blow
Blow Gabriel, blow
Blow, Gabriel Blow, by Cole Porter from Anything Goes


I want to join your happy band 
Let the drums roll out
Let the trumpets call
While the people shout
Strike up the band
Let the cybmals ring
Calling one and all
To the martial swing
Strike up the band
There is work to be done to be done
There's a war to be won to be won
Come you son of a gun of a gun
Take a stand
Fall in line yeah boy
Come along lets go
Hey, leader strike up
Strike Up the Band, by George and Ira Gershwin from 
An American in Paris


Before the parade passes by
I'm gonna go and taste
Saturday's highlife
Before the parade passes by
I'm going to get some life back into my life
I'm ready to move out in front
I've had enough of just passing by life
With the rest of them
With the best of them
I'm going to hold my head up high
Before the Parade Passes By, by Jerry Herman for 
Hello Dolly


Be a clown
Be a clown
All the world loves a clown
With his pants fallin' down
Be a Clown, by Cole Porter from The Pirate


Or the dance that's a dream of romance
Or the scene, when the villain is mean
The world is a stage
The stage is a world
That's Entertainment, by Howard Dietz/ArthurSchwartz used in Band Wagon
Give my regards to Broadway
Remember me to Herald Square
Tell all the gals
Give My Regards to Broadway, by George M Cohan from Little Johnny Jones
On the avenue I'm taking you to  42nd Street, by Harry Warren/Al Dubin from 42nd Street
That I will soon be there
Whisper of how I'm yearning
To mingle with that old time throng
So give my regards to Broadway
Give My Regards to Broadway


How great you are
I'll leave the farm and all its charm
To be a Broadway star
Bright lights, white lights
Where the neons glow
My bags are packed
I've got my act
So all aboard, come on lets go
Broadway, by Stephen Sondheim/Julie Styne from Gypsy


All aboard, all aboard, all aboard
Can you hear that whistle down the line
I figure that it's engine number 49
She's the only one that'll sound that way
On the the Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fe
Ooo-oo-oo  oo-oo-oo-oo
Hey Jim, you'd better get the rig
Ooo-oo-oo  oo-oo-oo-oo
She's got a list of passengers that's mighty big
The Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe, by Harry Warren/Johnny Mercer from The Harvey Girls


Toot toot tootsie, goodbye
Toot toot tootsie, don't cry
I'm on a train that takes me
Away from you
Oh, you'll never know how sad that makes me
Kiss me Tootsie and then
Kiss me over again
I'll watch for the mail
I'll never fail
If you don't get a letter then you'll know I'm in jail
Toot, Toot, Tootsie, by Ernie Erdman/Gus Kahn/Ted Fiorito/Russo/King from The Jazz Singer


San Francisco, open your golden gate 
You'd let no stranger wait outside your door
San Francisco, here is your wandering one
Sayin' I'll wander no more
Other places make me love you best
Tell me you're the heart of all the golden west
San Francisco, by Jurmann/Kaper/Kahn from 
San Francisco


Meet me in St Louis, Louis
Meet me at the fair
Don't tell me the lights are shining
Any place but
Meet Me in St Louis, by Mills/Sterlin from Meet Me in St Louis
Nothing could be finer
Than to be in Carolina
In the morning
And nothing could be sweeter
Than my sweetie
When I meeet her in the mornin'
And if I had Aladdin's lamp
For only a day
I'd make a wish
And here's what I'd say
Carolina in the Morning, by Walter Donaldson/Gus Kahn from the 1922 Broadway show, The Passing Show


Oh Rock-a-bye my baby with a Dixie Melody 
When you croon, croon a tune
Right from the heart of Dixie
Just hang that cradle, Mammy mine
Right on the Mason Dixon Line
And swing it from Virginia
To Tennessee
With all the love that's in ya
Weep no more my lady
Sing that song again for me
Sing, Old Black Joe, just as though you had me on your
Rock-a-bye My Baby with a Dixie Melody, by Jean Schwartz/Sam M Lewis/Joe Young/Gershwin/Irving Caesar from the 1918 Broadway show Sinbad


Swanee, how I love ya, how I love ya, 
My dear old

Baby face,  I'm up in heaven when I'm in your fond embrace

Me, my sweet embraceable 

You and the night and the music
Thrill me, but will we be true
After the night and the music dies will I have

Swanee, by George and Ira Gershwin

Baby Face, by Benny Davis/Harry Akst

Embracable You, by George and Ira Gershwin from An American in Paris

You and the Night and the Music, by Arthur Schwartz/Howard Dietz from the movie version of The Band Wagon

Will I have rhythm, 
Will I have music,
Will I have my gal,
Who could ask for anything more?

This is the love I give to you 
And more
I know I've never lived before
And my heart is very sure
No one else could love

You've made my life so glamorous
You can't blame me for feeling amorous
Oh s'wonderful, s'marvellous
That you should care for

I Got Rhythm, by George and Ira Gershwin from An American in Paris

More, by Ortolani/Oliviereor/Newell

S'Wonderful, by George and Ira Gershwin from the 1927 Broadway musical version of Funny Face


Me and my shadow 
All alone and feeling

Blue skies, smiling at me 
Nothing but blue skies
Do I see

After you've gone 
And left me crying
After you’ve gone
There's no denying
Some day when you grow lonely
Your heart'll break like mine and you'll want me only
After you've gone
After you’ve gone

Me and My Shadow, by Al Jolson/Dave Dreyer/Billy Rose

Blue Skies, by Irving Berlin from The Jazz Singer - the first song ever to be used in a film

After You've Gone, by Henry Creamer/Turner Layton


I'll go my way by myself 
Here's where the comedy ends
I'll try to deny myself
Love and laughter and friends
I'll face the unknown
I'll build a world of my own

Love, love changes

Everything's coming up roses 

And if you're real good
I'll make you feel good
I want your spirits to climb

So let me sing a happy song 
With crazy words
That roll along
And if my song can make you
H - A - P - P

Why was I born? 

To make you 
To make you

By Myself, by Howard Dietz/Arthur Schwartz, used in Band Wagon

Love Changes Everything, by Andrew Lloyd Webber/Don Black/Hart from Aspects of Love

Everything's Coming Up Roses, by Stephen Sondheim/Julie Styne from Gypsy

Let Me Entertain You, by Stephen Sondheim/Julie Styne from Gypsy

reprise of Let Me Sing and I'm Happy

Why Was I Born?, Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II from the Broadway show Sweet Adeline

reprise of Let Me Sing and I'm Happy



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