Annie Get Your Gun (1946)

Colonel Buffalo Bill

Who's got the stuff that made the Wild West wild?
Who pleases ev'ry woman, man and child?
Who does his best to give the customers a thrill?
-Who?
Colonel Buff'lo Bill

Who's got the show that gets the most applause?
Five hundred Indians and fifty squaws
Ten feature acts and there's the special feature still
-Who?
Colonel Buff'lo Bill

Did you ever see a cowboy rope a steer?
-No, we haven't
Or an Indian with feathers throw a spear?
-No, we haven't
Or a marksman shoot an earring from an ear?
-No, we haven't
Did you ever see a hold up?
-No, sir
Then gather closer
And let me give you some of the atmosphere

The hour is midnight and all is still
We see the stagecoach climbing up a hill
Going along a mountain trail 
Carrying passengers and mail
Never suspecting danger as they roll along
The watchful driver is in his seat
His trusty rifle lying at his feet
Some of the passengers inside 
Seem to be dozing as they ride
Never suspecting there is something really wrong

Suddenly there's a shout
-What is it all about?
What is it all about you ask?  It's Indians
-Indians!
Indians
-Indians!
Very notable, cut your throat-able Indians
-Indians!

Just when they've taken ev'ryone by force
Who makes an entrance on a big white horse?
Who starts a-shootin' till there's no one left to kill?
-Gen'ral Grant?
No!  Colonel Buff'lo Bill!

-Certainly this is quite a thrill, better than all the vaudeville
-Let us be on the go and see the show with Buff'lo Bill


I'm a Bad, Bad Man

[1st VERSE:]
[FRANK:]
I'm honored, I'm flattered
This greeting really mattered
This welcome is grand but I'm really concerned
I like your attention
But this I have to mention
You're playing with fire and you're apt to get burned

[1st REFRAIN:]
There's a girl in Tennessee
Who's sorry she met up with me
Can't go back to Tennessee
I'm a bad, bad man

There's a girl in Omaha
But I ran faster than her pa
Can't go back to Omaha
I'm a bad, bad man

There's a girl in Wyoming 
And they're combing Wyoming
To find the man in white 
Who was out with her that night

There's a girl in Arkansas
The sheriff is her brother-in-law
Can't go back to Arkansas
I'm a bad, bad man

[2nd REFRAIN:]
[GIRLS:]
You're making too much fuss
For we don't give a tinker's cuss
We've been out, yes, each of us
With a bad, bad man

We've been chasing up and down
That other show has just left town
And the one who played the clown
Was a bad, bad man

You may love us and leave us
But the parting won't grieve us
We'll turn the other cheek 
When the minstrels come next week

When the show folks come to call
A girl may slip but she won't fall
We'll give some but won't give all 
To a bad, bad man

[3rd REFRAIN:]
[FRANK:]
For years I have yearned to 
Play towns I could return to
And "this may be it" from the way that you speak
I'm glad you're not frightened
The atmosphere has brightened
And now let's make plans for a wonderful week

Monday when my show is done
I'll teach you how to shoot a gun
You may find it lots of fun
With a bad, bad man

Tuesday there's no matinee
But I'll be in my tent all day
You can come around and play
With a bad, bad man

Send your mothers on Wednesday 
Because Wednesday's old hens' day
But Thursday is sublime
I'll have lots of open time

Friday night will be the test
If Saturday you're still my guest
Sunday you can come and rest
With a bad, bad man

[another half REFRAIN for Frank:]
I'm enlightened but frightened
Tho' my interest you've heightened
It might turn out to be 
That you're much too much for me

So I'll go back to my tent
And someday when you're old and bent
Think of hours you might have spent
With a bad, bad man


Doin' What Comes Natur'lly

[1st REFRAIN:]
Folks are dumb where I come from
They ain't had any learnin'
Still they're happy as can be
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Folks like us could never fuss
With schools and books and learnin'
Still we've gone from A to Z
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to know how to read or write
When you're out with a feller in the pale moonlight
You don't have to look in a book to find
What he thinks of the moon or what is on his mind
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

My uncle out in Texas
Can't even write his name
He signs his checks with X's
But they cash 'em just the same

If you saw my pa and ma 
You'd no they had no learnin'
Still they raised a family
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

[2nd REFRAIN:]
Uncle Jed has never read
An almanac on drinkin'
Still he's always on a spree
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Sister Sal who's mus-i-cal
Has never had a lesson
Still she's learned to sing off-key
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to go to a private school 
Not to pick up a penny by a stubborn mule
You don't have to have a professor's dome
Not to go for the honey when the bee's at home
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

My tiny baby brother
Who's never read a book
Knows one sex from the other
All he had to do was look

Grandpa Bill is on the hill
With someone he just married
There he is at ninety-three
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

[3rd REFRAIN:]
Sister Lou ain't got a sou
Although she goes out shoppin'
She gets all her stockings free
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Cousin Nell can't add or spell
But she left school with honors
She got every known degree
For doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to come from a great big town 
Not to clean out a stable in an evening gown
You don't have to mix with the Vanderbilts
Not to take off your panties when you're wearing kilts
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

My mother's cousin Carrie
Won't ever change her name
She doesn't want to marry
And her children feel the same

Sister Rose has lots of beaus
Although we have no parlor
She does fine behind a tree
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

[alternate version:]

[1st REFRAIN:]
Folks are dumb where I come from
They ain't had any learnin'
Still they're happy as can be
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Folks like us could never fuss
With schools and books and learnin'
Still we've gone from A to Z
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to know how to read or write
When you're out with a feller in the pale moonlight
You don't have to come from a great big town
Not to go pickin' berries in an evening gown
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

My uncle out in Texas 
Can't even write his name
He signs his checks with X's 
But they cash them just the same

Grandpa Dick was always sick
But never saw a doctor
He just died at ninety-three 
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly
 
[2nd REFRAIN:]
Cousin Jack insured his shack
And now he plays with matches
He'll collect just wait and see
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly
 
Sister Sal who's mus-i-cal
Has never had a lesson
Still she's learned to sing off-key
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly
 
You don't have to go to a private school 
Not to pick up a penny by a stubborn mule
You don't have to have a professor's dome
Not to go for the honey when the bee's at home
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly
 
My uncle don't pay taxes
His address never gives
They can't collect his taxes 
For they don't know where he lives

Uncle Ben got angry when
They caught him stealing chickens
I'm within my rights, said he
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly


[transcript of Dinah Shore's pop hit:]
[1st REFRAIN:]
Folks are dumb where I come from
They ain't had any learnin'
Still they're happy as can be
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Folks like us could never fuss
With schools and books and learnin'
Still we've gone from A to Z
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to know how to read or write
When you're out with a feller in the pale moonlight
You don't have to look in a book to find
What he thinks of the moon and what is on his mind
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

My uncle out in Texas
Can't even write his name
He signs his checks with X's
And they cash 'em just the same

Grandpa Dick was always sick
But never saw a doctor
He just died at ninety-three 
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

[2nd REFRAIN:]
Cousin Jack insured his shack
And now he plays with matches
He'll collect just wait and see
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Uncle Paul heard someone call
When he just had two deuces
He wound up with aces three
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

You don't have to go to a private school 
Not to turn up your bustle to a stubborn mule
You don't have to have a professor's dome
Not to go for the honey when the bee's at home
That comes natur'lly
That comes natur'lly

A nice young man named Harry
Is stuck on sister Flo
She'd like to marry Harry
But his wife won't let him go

If you saw my pa and ma 
You'd no they had no learnin'
Still they raised a family
Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly

Doin' what comes natur'lly
Doin' what comes natur'lly


Girl That I Marry, The

The girl that I marry will have to be
As soft and as pink as a nursery

The girl I call my own
Will wear wear satins and laces and smell of cologne

Her nails will be polished and in her hair
She'll wear a gardenia and I'll be there 
'Stead of flittin', I'll be sittin'
Next to her and she'll purr like a kitten

A doll I can carry
The girl that I marry must be


You Can't Get A Man With A Gun

[VERSE:]
Oh, my mother was frightened by a shotgun they say
That's why I'm such a wonderful shot
I'd be out in the cactus and I'd practice all day
And now tell me what have I got?

[1st REFRAIN:]
I'm quick on the trigger with targets not much bigger 
Than a pinpoint I'm number one
But my score with a feller is lower than a cellar
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun

When I'm with a pistol, I sparkle like a crystal
Yes, I shine like the morning sun
But I lose all my luster when with a bronco buster
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun
 
With a gu-un, with a gu-un
No, you can't get a man with a gun
 
If I went to battle with someone's herd of cattle 
You'd have steak when the job was done
But if I shot the herder, they'd holler bloody murder
And you can't shoot a male in the tail like a quail
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun
 
[2nd REFRAIN:]
I'm cool, brave and daring to see a lion glaring
When I'm out with my Remington
But a look from a mister will raise a fever blister
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun

The gals with umbrellers are always out with fellers
In the rain or the blazing sun
But a man never trifles with gals who carry rifles
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun
 
With a gu-un, with a gu-un
No, you can't get a man with a gun

A man's love is mighty, he'll even buy a nighty
For a gal who he thinks is fun 
But they don't buy pajamas for pistol packin' mamas
And you can't get a hug from a mug with a slug
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun

[3rd REFRAIN:]
If I shot a rabbit, some furrier would grab it
For a coat that would warm someone
But you can't shoot a lover and use him for a cover
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun

If I shot an eagle, although it wasn't legal
He'd be stuffed when the job is done
But you can't stuff a feller and keep him in your cellar
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun

With a gu-un, with a gu-un
No, you can't get a man with a gun

A Tom, Dick or Harry will build a house for Carrie
When the preacher has made them one
But he can't build you houses with buckshot in his trousers
For a man may be hot but he's not when he's shot
Oh, you can't get a man with a gun


There's No Business Like Show Business

[1st VERSE:]
The cowboys, the wrestlers, the tumblers, the clowns
The roustabouts that move the show at dawn
The music, the spotlight, the people, the towns
Your baggage with the labels pasted on
The sawdust and the horses and the smell
The towel you've taken from the last hotel

[1st REFRAIN:]
There's no business like show business
Like no business I know

Ev'rything about it is appealing
Ev'rything the traffic will allow
Nowhere could you have that happy feeling
When you are stealing that extra bow

There's no people like show people 
They smile when they are low

Yesterday they told you you would not go far
That night you open and there you are
Next day on your dressing room they've hung a star
Let's go on with the show

[2nd VERSE:]
The costumes, the scenery, the make-up, the props
The audience that lifts you when you're down
The headaches, the heartaches, the backaches, the flops
The sheriff who escorts you out of town
The op'ning when your heart beats like a drum
The closing when the customers won't come

[2nd REFRAIN:]
There's no business like show business
Like no business I know

You get word before the show has started
That your fav'rite uncle died at dawn
'Top of that your ma and pa have parted
You're broken-hearted but you go on

There's no people like show people 
They don't run out of dough

Angels come from everywhere with lots of jack
And when you lose it there's no attack
Where could you get money that you don't give back?
Let's go on with the show

[3rd REFRAIN:]
There's no business like show business
If you tell me it's so

Trav'ling thro' the country will be thrilling
Standing out in front on opening nights
Smiling as you watch the benches filling
And see your billing out there in lights

There's no people like show people 
They smile when they are low

Even with a turkey that you know will fold
You may be stranded out in the cold
Still you wouldn't 'change for a sack of gold
Let's go on with the show
Let's go on with the show

[REPRISE:]
There's no business like show business
Like no business I know

All made up and soon you'll be appearing
Ev'ry bit of nervousness is gone
Then the sound that's music to your hearing
To hear them cheering when you come on

There's no people like show people 
They smile when they are low

How I wish the folks at home could only see
What's come to Annie, how proud they'd be
Gettin' paid for doin' what comes natur'lly
Let's go on with the show

[alternate VERSE:]
The butcher, the baker, the grocer, the clerk
Are secretly unhappy men because
The butcher, the baker, the grocer, the clerk
Get paid for what they do but no applause
They'd gladly bid their dreary jobs good-bye
For anything theatrical and why

[alternate lines:]
How you worried using half the night up
Waiting 'til the morning papers came
What a moment when your face will light up
To see the write-up and see your name

Everything inside you starts to shake up
When your picture in the news appears
And the thrill each morning when you wake up
With daubs of make-up behind your ears

[alternate version written for Mary Martin 
when she played Dallas, Texas, in 1955:]
There's no business like show business
Like no business I know

Playing Broadway at the famous Palace
Don't compare with this, it's simply grand.
Ask me how I feel to be in Dallas;
Like little Alice in Wonderland.

There's no people like show people,
They smile when they are low.

Who'd have thought when I was on my mother's knee
I'd be in Texas?  But here I be
Gettin' paid for doin' what comes natur'lly:
Let's go on with the show. 


They Say It's Wonderful

[transcript of Frank Sinatra's pop hit:]

[1st REFRAIN:]
They say that falling in love is wonderful
It's wonderful, so they say

And with a moon up above, it's wonderful
It's wonderful, so they tell me

I can't recall who said it
I know I never read it
I only know they tell me that love is grand
And

The thing that's known as romance
Is wonderful, wonderful, in ev'ry way
So they say

[2nd REFRAIN:]
You leave your house some morning
And without any warning
You're stopping people, shouting that love is grand
And

To hold a girl in your arms
Is wonderful, wonderful, in ev'ry way
So they say


[As sung in show:]
[ANNIE:]
They say that falling in love is wonderful
It's wonderful, so they say

And with a moon up above, it's wonderful
It's wonderful, so they tell me

I can't recall who said it
I know I never read it
I only know they tell me that love is grand
And

The thing that's known as romance 
Is wonderful, wonderful, in ev'ry way
So they say

[FRANK:]
Rumors fly and they often leave a doubt
But you've come to the right place to find out
Ev'rything that you've heard is really so
I've been there once or twice and I should know

You'll find that falling in love is wonderful
It's wonderful, as they say

And with the moon up above it's wonderful
It's wonderful, as they tell you

You leave your house some morning
And without any warning
You're stopping people, shouting that love is grand
And

To hold a man in your arms is wonderful
Wonderful, in ev'ry way

[ANNIE:]
I should say


Moonshine Lullaby

Behind the hill
There's a busy little still
Where your pappy's working in the moonlight
Your lovin' pa
Isn't quite within the law
So he's hiding there behind the hill

Bye bye, baby
Stop your yawning
Don't cry, baby
Day will be dawning

And when it does
From the mountain where he was
He'll be coming with a jug of moonshine
So count your sheep
Mamma's singing you to sleep
With the Moonshine Lullaby

Dream of pappy
Very happy
With his jug of mountain rye
So count your sheep
Mamma's singing you to sleep
With the Moonshine Lullaby


I'll Share It All with You

[VERSE:]
What is mine, dear, will be yours
When the sun shines and when it pours
Summer, Winter, Fall or Spring 
Fifty-fifty in ev'rything
Haven't got much, even that much to my name
Fortune's door shut, can't get in, but just the same

[1st REFRAIN:]
My ear for music, my feet for dancing,  my lips for kissing
I'll share it all with you

My sense of humor, my disposition, my rosy future
I'll share it all with you

Someday, honey, I'll have money
You know what that brings
Furs and diamond rings
And besides those things
There'll be

My ear for music, my feet for dancing, my lips for kissing
I'll share it all with you

[2nd REFRAIN:]
My head for thinking, my face for smiling, my hands for cooking
I'll share it all with you

My understanding, my loving nature, my good intentions
I'll share it all with you

I'm not twenty but there's plenty
Underneath my hat
I know where I'm at
And on top of that
There'll be

My ear for music, my feet for dancing, my lips for kissing
I'll share it all with you


My Defenses Are Down

[VERSE:]
I've had my way with so many girls 
And it was lots of fun
My system was to know many girls
'Twould keep me safe from one
I find it can't be done

[1st REFRAIN:]
My defenses are down
She's broken my resistance
And I don't know where I am
I went into the fight like a lion
But I came out like a lamb

My defenses are down
She's got me where she wants me
And I can't escape no how
I could speak to my heart when it wakened
But my heart won't listen now

Like a toothless, clawless tiger
Like an organ grinder's bear
Like a knight without his armor
Like Samson without his hair

My defenses are down
I might as well surrender 
For the battle can't be won
But I must confess that I like it
So there's nothing to be done
Yes, I must confess that I like it
Being mis'rable is gonna be fun

[2nd REFRAIN:]
My defenses are down
-She's broken his resistance
-And he's in an awful jam
I went into the fight like a lion
-But you came out like a lamb

My defenses are down
-She's got you where she wants you
-And you can't escape no how
I could speak to my heart when it wakened
-But your heart won't listen now

Like a toothless, clawless tiger
Like an organ grinder's bear
Like a knight without his armor
Like Samson without his hair

My defenses are down
-You might as well surrender 
-For the battle can't be won
But I must confess that I like it
So there's nothing to be done
-Yes, you must confess that you like it
Being mis'rable 
=Is gonna be fun


Ceremonial Chant

Dukta Dukta 
Sha hey mo ringta

Cha-wa-ooh eh 
Hoo-eh

Hey ah prina
ha ley ha blue eh

Ta hee ah hu-eh
Ta hee ah hu-eh


I'm An Indian Too

[1st REFRAIN:]
Like the Seminole, Navajo, Kickapoo
Like those Indians
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux ooh ooh!

Just like Battle Axe, Hatchet Face, Eagle Nose
Like those Indians
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux ooh ooh!

Some Indian summer's day 
Without a sound
I may hide away
With Big Chief Hole-in-the-Ground

And I'll have totem poles, tomahawks, small papoose
Which will go to prove
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux

[PATTER:]
With my chief in his teepee
We'll raise an Indian family
And I'll be busy night and day
Looking like a flour sack
With two papooses on my back
And three papooses on the way

[2nd REFRAIN:]
Like the Chippewa, Iroquois, Omaha
Like those Indians
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux ooh ooh!

Just like Rising Moon, Falling Pants, Running Nose
Like those Indians
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux ooh ooh!

Some Indian summer's day
Without a care
I may run away
With Big Chief Son-of-a-Bear

And I'll wear moccasins, wampum beads, feather hats
Which will go to prove
I'm an Indian too
A Sioux ooh ooh!
A Sioux

[alternate line:]
And I'll have totem poles, tomahawks, pipes of peace


I Got Lost In His Arms

[VERSE:]
Don't ask me just how it happened
I wish I knew
I can't believe that it's happened
And still it's true

[REFRAIN:]
I got lost in his arms and I had to stay
It was dark in his arms and I lost my way

From the dark came a voice, and it seemed to say
"There you go, there you go!"

How I felt as I fell I just can't recall
But his arms held me fast and it broke the fall

And I said to my heart as it foolishly kept jumping all around
"I got lost, but look what I found!"


Who Do You Love I Hope?

[1st VERSE:]
I've got the question
I've had it for days
You've got the answer, dear
I'll put the question
In one little phrase
Say what I want to hear

[1st REFRAIN:]
Who do you love I hope?
Who would you kiss I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me

Who do you want I hope?
Who do you need I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me

Is it the baker who gave you a cake?
I saw that look in his eye
Is it the butcher who brought you a steak?
Say that it is and I'll die

Who do you love I hope?
Who would you kiss I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me

[2nd VERSE:]
I heard your question
The answer you know
Love is my middle name
You asked a question
That worried you so
Mind if I do the same?

[2nd REFRAIN:]
Who do you love I hope?
Who would you kiss I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me

Who do you want I hope?
Who do you need I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me

Is it the blondie who acted so shy?
I heard the things that she said
Is it the redhead who gave you the eye?
Say that it is and you're dead

Who do you love I hope?
Who would you kiss I hope?
Who is it going to be?
I hope, I hope, I hope it's me


I Got the Sun In the Morning

[VERSE:]
Taking stock of what I have and what I haven't
What do I find?
The things I got will keep me satisfied
Checking up on what I have and what I haven't
What do I find?
A healthy balance on the credit side

[1st REFRAIN:]
Got no diamond, got no pearl
Still I think I'm a lucky girl
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Got no mansion, got no yacht
Still I'm happy with what I've got
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Sunshine gives me a lovely day
Moonlight gives me the Milky Way

Got no checkbooks, got no banks
Still I'd like to express my thanks
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night
And with the sun in the morning 
And the moon in the evening
I'm all right

[2nd REFRAIN:]
Got no butler, got no maid
Still I think I've been overpaid
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night
-I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Got no silver, got no gold
What I got can't be bought or sold
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night
-I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Sunshine gives me a lovely day
Moonlight gives me the Milky Way

Got no heirlooms for my kin
Made no will but when I cash in
I leave the sun in the morning and the moon at night
And with the sun in the morning 
And the moon in the evening they're all right

[3rd REFRAIN:]
Got no mansion, got no yacht
Still I'm happy with what I've got
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Got no silver, got no gold
What I got can't be bought or sold
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night

Sunshine gives me a lovely day
Moonlight gives me the Milky Way

Got no checkbooks, got no banks
Still I'd like to express my thanks
I got the sun in the morning and the moon at night
And with the sun in the morning 
And the moon in the evening
I'm all right


Anything You Can Do

[1st REFRAIN:]
ANNIE:  Anything you can do I can do better
	  I can do anything better than you
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  Anything you can be I can be greater
	  Sooner or later I'm greater than you
ANNIE:  No, you're not
FRANK:  Yes, I am
ANNIE:  No, you're not
FRANK:  Yes, I am
ANNIE:  No, you're not
FRANK:  Yes, I am, yes I am

FRANK:  I can shoot a partridge with a single cartridge
ANNIE:  I can get a sparrow with a bow and arrow 
FRANK:  I can live on bread and cheese
ANNIE:  And only on that?
FRANK:  Yes
ANNIE:  So can a rat

FRANK:  Any note you can reach I can go higher
ANNIE:  I can sing anything higher than you
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can

[2nd REFRAIN:]
ANNIE:  Anything you can buy I can buy cheaper
	  I can buy anything cheaper than you
FRANK:  Fifty cents
ANNIE:  Forty cents
FRANK:  Thirty cents
ANNIE:  Twenty cents
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  Anything you can say I can say softer
ANNIE:  I can say anything softer than you
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  I can drink my liquor faster than a flicker
ANNIE:  I can do it quicker and get even sicker
FRANK:  I can open any safe
ANNIE:  Without being caught?
FRANK:  Sure
ANNIE:  That's what I thought (you crook!)

FRANK:  Any note you can hold I can hold longer
ANNIE:  I can hold any note longer than you
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!
FRANK:  No, you can't -- Yes, you can!

[3rd REFRAIN:]
ANNIE:  Anything you can wear I can wear better
	  In what you wear I'd look better than you
FRANK:  In my coat
ANNIE:  In your vest
FRANK:  In my shoes
ANNIE:  In your hat
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  Anything you can say I can say faster
ANNIE:  I can say anything faster than you
FRANK:  Noyoucan't
ANNIE:  YesIcan
FRANK:  Noyoucan't
ANNIE:  YesIcan
FRANK:  Noyoucan't
ANNIE:  YesIcan
FRANK:  Noyoucan't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  I can jump a hurdle
ANNIE:  I can wear a girdle
FRANK:  I can knit a sweater
ANNIE:  I can fill it better
FRANK:  I can do most anything
ANNIE:  Can you bake a pie?
FRANK:  No
ANNIE:  Neither can I

FRANK:  Anything you can sing I can sing sweeter
ANNIE:  I can sing anything sweeter than you
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Oh, yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't 
ANNIE:  Yes, I can
FRANK:  No, you can't, can't, can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can, can, can, can
FRANK:  No, you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can

[alternate lyrics:]

[VERSE:]
I'm superior, you're inferior
I'm the big attraction, you're the small
I'm the major one, you're the minor one
I can beat you shootin', that's not all

ANNIE:  Anything you can sing, I can sing louder
	  I can sing anything louder than you
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes I can
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes I can
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

ANNIE:  Anything you can buy, I can buy cheaper
	  I can buy anything cheaper than you
FRANK:  Fifty cents
ANNIE:  Forty cents
FRANK:  Thirty cents
ANNIE:  Twenty cents
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

FRANK:  I could be a racer, quite a steeplechaser
ANNIE:  I can jump a hurdle even in my girdle
FRANK:  I can open any safe
ANNIE:  Without being caught?
FRANK:  Yes
ANNIE:  That's what I thought

ANNIE:  Anything you can dig, I can dig deeper
	  I can dig anything deeper than you
FRANK:  Thirty feet
ANNIE:  Forty feet
FRANK:  Fifty feet
ANNIE:  Sixty feet
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

ANNIE:  Anyone you can lick, I can lick faster
	  I can lick anyone faster than you
FRANK:  With your fist
ANNIE:  With my feet
FRANK:  With your feet
ANNIE:  With an axe
FRANK:  No you can't
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!

ANNIE:  Any school where you went I could be master
	  I could be master much faster than you
FRANK:  Can you spell?
ANNIE:  No I can't
FRANK:  Can you add?
ANNIE:  No I can't
FRANK:  Can you teach?
ANNIE:  Yes, I can!  Yes, I can!


Old-Fashioned Wedding, An

[FRANK'S REFRAIN:]
We'll have an old-fashioned wedding
Blessed in the good old-fashioned way

I'll vow to love you forever
You'll vow to love and honor and obey

Somewhere in some little chapel
Someday when orange blossoms bloom

We'll have an old-fashioned wedding
A simple wedding for an old-fashioned bride and groom

[ANNIE'S REFRAIN (in counterpoint):]
I wanna wedding in a big church with bridesmaids and flower girls
A lot of ushers in tailcoats, reporters and photographers

A ceremony by a bishop who will tie the knot and say
"Do you agree to love and honor?"  Love and honor, yes, but not obey

I wanna wedding ring surrounded by diamonds in platinum
A big reception at the Waldorf with champagne and caviar

I wanna wedding like the Vanderbilts have, ev'rything big, not small
If I can't have that kind of a wedding I don't wanna get married at all

[CODAS (in counterpoint):]
[FRANK:]
We'll have an old-fashioned wedding

[ANNIE:]
If it's not a big wedding I don't wanna get married at all


Let's Go West Again

Let's go west again
I won't rest again
Till we're west again, you and I

Let's go back where the skies are seldom gray
Where the sun goes the end of ev'ry day

Let's return again
How I yearn again
To return again, you and I

Don't forget there was someone who knew best
Said "Go west, young man, go west"


With Music

[VERSE:]
Now that we're married, we'll get along I know
We'll get along whatever may come or go
One thing we have in common will see us through
I have an ear for music and so have you
 
[1st REFRAIN:]
We'll settle down with music
Somewhere in town with music

Some hurdy-gurdy will fill the street with Verdi
And Mister Strauss will fill our house with music

We'll greet the night with music
Turn down the light with music

While night is falling we'll hear the crickets calling
And you and I will hush-a-bye with music

[2nd REFRAIN:]
We'll stay indoors with music
And I'll be yours with music

Brahms will inspire me to be as you desire me
And Mister Liszt will see you're kissed with music

We'll greet the stork with music
Then pop a cork with music

Bach and Beethoven, they'll both be interwoven
With things I knit to fit for it with music


Take It in Your Stride

[VERSE:]
Hey, there, you
You're on the top shelf
Your skies are blue
Pleased with yourself
Well, don't you get too cocky
The road is rocky 
A-way up there
Life is sweet
Rosy and round
But keep your feet 
Close to the ground
The weather won't be always fair

[REFRAIN:]
There'll be ups and there'll be downs
There'll be smiles and there'll be frowns
There'll be hopes and there'll be doubts, ins and outs
But whatever the fates decide
Take it in your stride

There'll be rain and there'll be sun
You'll have all and you'll have none
Hitch your wagon to a star, travel far
But you're in for a bumpy ride
Take it in your stride

There'll be friends both new and old
They'll blow hot and they'll blow cold
You'll be cheered and you'll be hissed, kicked and kissed
But whatever the fates decide
Take it in your stride

Don't get too big for your crown
What goes up may soon come down
Someone's waiting down below, set to go
Coming in on the rising tide
Take it in your stride



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