Track Title:               The Coffee Song

Album Title:               Frank Sinatra:  The Reprise Collection, Disc 1
Prime Artist:              Frank Sinatra
Arranger:                  Johnny Mandel

Lyrics by:                 Bob Hilliard
Music by:                  Dick Miles

Lyrics:
Way down among Brazilians
Coffee beans grow by the billions
So they've got to find those extra cups to fill
They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil

You can't get cherry soda
'cause they've got to fill that quota
And the way things are I'll bet they never will
They've got a zillion tons of coffee in Brazil

        No tea or tomato juice
        You'll see no potato juice
         'cause the planters down in Santos all say "No, no, no"

The politician's daughter
Was accused of drinkin' water
And was fined a great big fifty dollar bill
They've got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil

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You date a girl and find out later
She smells just like a percolator
Her perfume was made right on the grill
Why, they could percolate the ocean in Brazil

And when their ham and eggs need savor
Coffee ketchup gives 'em flavor
Coffee pickles way outsell the dill
Why, they put coffee in the coffee in Brazil

        No tea, no tomato juice
        You'll see no potato juice
        The planters down in Santos all say "No, no, no"{{{

So you'll add to the local color
Serving coffee with a cruller
Dunkin' doesn't take a lot of skill
They've got an awful lot of coffee
An awful lot of coffee
Man, they got a gang of coffee in Brazil!!
Transcribed by Ron Hontz with help from Erin Wilson


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