You Can’t Stop the Beat Born on the fourth of July
You can’t stop an avalanche as it races down the hill I’ve got a Yankee Doodle sweetheart
You can try to stop the seasons, girl, but you know She’s my Yankee Doodle joy.
you never will Yankee Doodle came to London
And you can try to stop my dancing feet, but I just Just to ride the ponies
cannot stand still I am a Yankee Doodle boy.
Cause the world keeps spinning round and round You’re a grand old flag, you’re a high flying flag
And my heart’s keeping time to the speed of sound And forever in peace may you wave.
I was lost till I heard the drums, then I found my way You’re the emblem of the land I love
Cause you can’t stop the beat. The home of the free and the brace.
Ever since we first saw the light Every heart beats true ‘neath the red, white and blue
You know we found out we could shake it on a Where there’s never a boast of brag
Saturday night But should auld acquaintance be forgot
And so I’m gonna shake and shimmy it with all my Keep your eye on the grand old flag
might today (pt 2) I’m a Yankee Doodle dandy
Cause you can’t stop the (pt 1) Keep your eye on the grand old flag
Motion of the ocean or the sun in the sky (pt 2) Give my regards to Broadway.
You can wonder if you wanna, but I never ask why.
And if you try to hold me down, I’m gonna spit in Seventy-Six Trombones
your eye and say Seventy-six trombones led the big parade
That you can’t stop the beat! With a hundred and ten cornets close at hand
You can’t stop today as it comes speeding down the They were followed by rows and rows of the finest
Child, yesterday is history and it’s never coming back The cream of every famous band
Cause tomorrow is a brand new day and it don’t Seventy-six trombones caught the morning sun
know white from black. With a hundred and ten cornets right behind
Cause the world keeps spinning round and round There were more than a thousand reeds springing up
And my heart’s keeping time to the speed of sound like weeds
I was lost till I heard the drums, then I found my way There were horns of every shape and kind.
Cause you can’t stop the beat. There were fifty mounted cannon in the battery
Ever since we first saw the light Thundering, thundering, louder than before.
You know we found out we could shake it on a Clarinets of every size ad trumpeters who’d
Saturday night improvise
And so I’m gonna shake and shimmy it with all my A full octave higher than the score.
might today Seventy-six trombones hit the counterpoint
Cause you can’t stop the While a hundred and ten cornets blazed away
Motion of the ocean or the sun in the sky To the rhythm of Harch! Harch! Harch! All the kids
You can wonder if you wanna, but I never ask why. began to march
And if you try to hold me down, I’m gonna spit in And they’re marching still right today.
your eye and say Marching still right today!
That you can’t stop the beat!
You can’t stop the beat! (4 times) I Whistle a Happy Tune
Whenever I feel afraid, I hold my head erect
Give My Regards to George M. Cohan And whistle a happy tune, so no one will suspect
Give my regards to Broadway I’m afraid
Remember me to Herald Square While shivering in my shoes, I strike a careless pose
Tell all the gang at Forty Second Street And whistle a happy tune, and no one ever knows
That I will soon be there. I’m afraid
Whisper of how I’m yearning The result of this deception is very strange to tell.
To mingle with the old time throng For when I fool the people I fear,
Give my regards to old Broadway I fool myself as well.
And say that I’ll be there e’re long. I whistle a happy tune. And every single time
I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy The tune convinces me that I’m not afraid.
A Yankee Doodle do or die The result of this deception is very strange to tell.
A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam’s For when I fool the people I fear,
I fool myself as well. Five hundred twenty-five thousand journeys to plan
I fool myself as well. Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred
I whistle a happy tune, and every single time minutes
The happiness in the tune convinces me that I’m not How do you measure the life of a woman or man?
Make believe you’re brave, and the trick will take you We Go Together
far. We go together like rama lama lama ka dingitty ding-
You may be as brave as you make believe you are. de-dong
Remembered forever as shoo-bop sha wadda wadda
For Good yippity boom-de-boom
I’ve heard it said that people come into our lives for a Chang chang changity chang shoo-bop
reason That’s the way it should be,
Bringing something we must learn. Wha oooh, yeah!
And we are led to those who help us most to grow We’re one of a kind like dip da dip da dip doo-wop a
If we let them, and we help them in return. doo-bee doo.
Well, I don’t know if I believe that’s true, Our names are signed boogedy boogedy boogedy
But I know I’m who I am today because I knew you. boogedty shooby doo wop sha-bop
Like a comet pulled from orbit as it passes a sun Chang chang changity chang shoo-bop
Like a stream that meets a boulder halfway through We’ll always be like one
the wood Wa-wa-wa waaah
Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better? When we go out at night
But because I knew you, I’ve been changed for good. And stars are shining bright
It well may be that we will never meet again in this Up in the skies above
lifetime Or at the high school dance
So let me say before we part Where you can find romance
So much of me is made of what I learned from you Maybe it might be lo-uh-uh-uh-uh-uh-ove
You’ll be with me li8ke a hand-print on my heart SPOKEN:
And now whatever way our stories end Rama lama lama ka dignity ding de dong
I know you have rewritten mine by being my friend. Shoo bop wha wadda wadda yippity boom-de-boom
Like a ship blown from its mooring by a wind off the Chang chang changity chang shoo-bop
sea dip da dip da dip doo-wop a doo-bee doo
Like a seed dropped by a sky-bird in a distant wood boogedy boogedy boogedy boogedy shooby doo wop
Who can say if I’ve been changed for the better? sha-bop
I do believe II have been changed for the better sha na na na na na na na yippity dip de doom
And because I knew you wop baba lu-mop and wop bam boom
I have been changed We’re for each other like-a wop baba lu-mop and wop
For good. bam boom
Just like my brother is sha na na na na na na na
Seasons of Love yippity dip de-doom
Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred Chang chang changity chang shoo-bop
minutes We’ll always be together
Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear Wha ooh yeah
Five hundred twenty-five thousand minutes We’ll always be together (8 times)
How do you measure, measure a year?
In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee
In inches, in miles, in laughter and strife
Five hundred twenty-five thousand minutes
How do you measure a year in the life?
How about love? How about love?
How about love?
Measure in love.
Seasons of love
Seasons of love
Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred