Stage & Screen Archive

Johnny One Note

Johnny could only sing one note And the note he sang was this Ahh Poor Johnny one note sang out with gusto And just overlorded the place Poor Johnny one note, yelled willy nilly Until he was blue in the face For holding one note was his

Swinging on a Star

Would you like to swing on a star Carry moonbeams home in a jar And be better off than you are Or would you rather be a mule A mule is an animal with long funny ears Kicks up at anything he hears His back is brawny

Honkytonk Man

[Chorus] Well I’m a honky tonk man and I can’t seem to stop I love to give the girls a whirl to the music of an old juke box But when my money’s all gone, I’m on the telephone singing Hey, hey, mama can your daddy come

Follow the Boys

I’ll follow the boys, wherever they go I’ll follow the boys, ’cause in my heart I know I know that somewhere, somewhere along the way I’ll find my love, my own true love, someday And there’ll be no place too far, no ocean too wide Wherever he

I Got the Sun in the Morning

Taking stock of what I have and what I haven’t, What do I find? The things I’ve 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. [Chorus:] Got no mansion,

Wishing (Will Make It So)

Wishing will make it so Just keep on wishing and care will go Dreamers tell us dreams come true It’s no mistake And wishes are the dreams we dream When we’re awake The curtain of night will part If you are certain within your heart So if

That Old Black Magic

Old black magic has me in its spell Old black magic that you weave so well Those icy fingers up and down my spine The same old witch craft when your eyes meet mine Same old tingle that I feel inside Then the elevator starts it ride

A Fine Romance

A fine romance, my good fellow You take romance, I’ll take Jello You’re calmer than the seals in the Arctic Ocean At least they flap their fins to express emotion A fine romance, with no quarrels With no insults and all morals I’ve never mussed a crease

I Will Follow

I will follow I was on the outside when you said You said you needed me I was looking at myself I was blind, I could not see A boy tries hard to be a man His mother takes him by his hand If he stops to

We Have All the Time in the World

We have all, the time in the world Time enough for life To unfold All the prescious things Love has in store We have all the love in the world If that’s all we have You will find We need nothing more Every step of the way

Gonna Build a Mountain

Gonna build a mountain From a little hill Gonna build me a mountain ‘Least I hope I will Gonna build a mountain Gonna build it high I don’t know how I’m gonna do it I only know I’m gonna try (yeah yeah) Gonna build me a daydream

Easter Parade

In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade. I’ll be all in clover and when they look you over, I’ll be the proudest fellow in the Easter Parade. On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will

You’re Gonna Miss Me

Oh yeah! Ahh! You’re gonna wake up one morning as the sun greets the dawn. You’re gonna wake up one morning as the sun greets the dawn. You’re gonna look around in your mind, girl, you’re gonna find that I’m gone. You didn’t realize, You didn’t realize,

Theme

Gonna fly now, flying high now Gonna fly, fly, fly Rocky’s ready to make a move, yeah Rocky’s ready he just can’t lose, yeah Every nerve a wire sweatin’ blood, like fire Body’s achin’ from the hurt it’s takin’ muscles screamin’ like a burnin’ demon Every nerve

We Can Live on Love

We haven’t got a pot to cook in No looking glass to look in But our dreams are sweet We seldom eat We can live on love… We haven’t got a bed to sleep in To count our little sheep in But our hopes are great And

I Wanna Be Loved by You

I wanna be loved by you, just you And nobody else but you I wanna be loved by you, alone! Boop-boop-a-doop! I wanna be kissed by you, just you Nobody else but you I wanna be kissed by you, alone I couldn’t aspire To anything higher Than,

Rio Bravo

By the river Rio Bravo I walk all alone And I wonder as I wander by the river Where my love has flown All the birds in the cottonwood above her Know I love her Know I care But my dreams, like the songs, she sang in

Learn to Croon

Learn to croon If you want to win your heart’s desire Sweet melodies of love inspire Romance Just murmur da da dee da da da And when you do She’ll answer da da dee da da And nestle closer to you Learn to croon You’ll eliminate each

The Look of Love

The look of love Is in your eyes The look your heart Can’t disguise The look of love Is saying so much more than just words could every say And what my heart has heard, well it takes my breath away I can hardly wait to hold

Misery and Gin

Memories and drinks don’t mix too well Jukebox records don’t play those wedding bells. Looking at the world through the bottom of a glass All I see is a man who’s fading fast. Tonight I need that woman again What I’d give for my baby to just

One Night in Bangkok

Bangkok, Oriental setting And the city don’t know that the city is getting The creme de la creme of the chess world in a Show with everything but Yul Brynner Time flies doesn’t seem a minute Since the Tirolean spa had the chess boys in it All

C’est Pour Ça

Il était une amoureuse Qui vivait sans être heureuse. Son amant ne l’aimait pas. C’est drôle, mais c’était comme ça. Elle courut à la fontaine Afin d’y noyer sa peine Et tout le diable et son train La poussaient dans le chemin. C’est pour ça que l’amour

Only Forever

Do I want to be with you As the years come and go? Only forever If you care to know. Would I grant all your wishes And be proud of the task Only forever If someone should ask. How long would it take me To be near

Lips Like Sugar

She floats like a swan Grace on the water Lips like sugar Lips like sugar Just when you think you’ve caught her She glides across the water She calls for you tonight To share this moonlight You’ll flow down her river She’ll ask you and you’ll give

Ol’ Man River

Here we all work ‘long the Mississippi Here we all work while the white folk play Pullin’ them boats from the dawn ’till sunset Gettin’ no rest ’till the judgment day Don’t look up and don’t look down You don’t das make the boss man frown Bend

I Love You

I love you Hums the April breeze I love you Echo the hills I love you The golden dawn agrees As once more she sees Daffodils It’s spring again And birds on the wing again Start to sing again The old melody I love you That’s the

Sentimental Journey

Gonna take a sentimental journey Gonna set my heart at ease Gonna make a sentimental journey To renew old memories Got my bag, got my reservation Spent each dime I could afford Like a child in wild anticipation Long to hear that all aboard Seven, that’s the

Sam’di Soir

Si la semaine est faite pour travailler Sans relever la tête de son métier On se fait une fête La joie est là La joie est là A la pensée du sam’di soir Qu’on attend plein d’espoir Cœur battant sam’di soir Que l’on veut pour pouvoir Etre

Gloomy Sunday

Sunday is gloomy My hours are slumberless Dearest the shadows I live with are numberless Little white flowers Will never awaken you Not where the black coach Of sorrow has taken you Angels have no thoughts Of ever returning you Would they be angry If I thought

Secondhand Love

Don’t bring me secondhand love Don’t bring me secondhand love I know you went out tonight Who’ve you been hanging around with this time? I don’t care if he’s black or white I just don’t like his kind. I don’t want your secondhand love I don’t want

Down in the Valley

Down in the valley the valley so low Hang your head over, hear the wind blow Hear the wind blow love, hear the wind blow Hang your head over, hear the wind blow Roses love sunshine, violets love dew Angels in heaven, know i love you If

Goldfinger

Goldfinger He’s the man, the man with the Midas touch A spider’s touch Such a cold finger Beckons you to enter his web of sin But don’t go in Golden words he will pour in your ear But his lies can’t disguise what you fear For a

The Lion and Albert

There’s a famous seaside place called Blackpool That’s noted for fresh air and fun And Mr. and Mrs. Ramsbottom Went there with young Albert, their son A fine little lad were young Albert All dressed in his best, quite a swell He’d a stick with an ‘orse’s

Some Enchanted Evening

Some enchanted evening you may see a stranger You may see a stranger across a crowded room And somehow you know, you know even then That somewhere you’ll see her again and again Some enchanted evening, someone may be laughing You may hear her laughing across a

Great Balls of Fire!

You shake my nerves and you rattle my brain Too much love drives a man insane You broke my will, oh what a thrill Goodness gracious great balls of fire I learned to love all of Hollywood money You came along and you moved me honey I

Seasons of Love

Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets In midnights, in cups of coffee In inches, in miles In laughter, in strife In

Hey There

Hey there, you with the stars in your eyes love never made a fool of you you used to be too wise hey there, you on that high flying cloud tho’ she won’t throw a crumb to you you think some day she’ll come to you better

Over the Rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbow, way up high There’s a land that I’ve heard of once in a lullaby. Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue And the dreams that you dare to dream, Really do come true. Someday I’ll wish upon a star And wake up where

There’s No Business Like Show Business

When the midnight choo choo leaves for Alabam’ I’ll be right there, I’ve got my fair When I see that rusty haired conductor man I’ll grab him by the collar and I’ll holler “Alabam’! Alabam’!” That’s where you stop your train, that brings me back again Down

High Noon

Do not forsake me, oh my darlin’ On this, our weddin’ day Do not forsake me, oh my darlin’ Wait, wait along I do not know what fate awaits me I only know I must be brave And I must face a man who hates me Or

Days of Wine and Roses

The days of wine and roses laugh and run away like a child at play Through a meadow land toward a closing door A door marked “nevermore” that wasn’t there before The lonely night discloses just a passing breeze filled with memories Of the golden smile that

Put ‘Em in a Box, Tie ‘Em with a Ribbon

You can take the moon, gather up the stars And the robins that sing merrily Put ’em in a box, tie ’em with a ribbon Throw ’em in the deep blue sea You can take the flowers, down in lovers lane And that sentimental poetry Put ’em

No Other Love

No other love have I Only my love for you Only the dream we knew No other love Watching the night go by Wishing that you could be Watching the night with me Into the night I cry Hurry home, come home to me Set me free

Bye Bye Blackbird

Blackbird, blackbird singing the blues all day Right outside of my door Blackbird, blackbird who do you sit and say There’s no sunshine in store All thru the winter you hung around Now I begin to feel homeward bound Blackbird, blackbird gotta be on my way Where

Moonlight Becomes You

Moonlight becomes you, it goes with your hair You certainly know the right things to wear, Moonlight becomes you, I’m thrilled at the sight And I could get so romantic tonight You’re all dressed up to go dreaming, Now don’t tell me I’m wrong, And what a

From Russia With Love

From Russia with love, I fly to you Much wiser since my goodbye to you I’ve travelled the world to learn I must return From Russia with love I’ve seen places, faces And smile for a moment But, oh, you haunted me so Still, my tongue tied

When I Fall in Love

When I fall in love, It will be forever, Or I’ll never fall in love. In a restless world, Like this is, Love is ended Before it’s begun. And too many moonlight kisses, Seem to cool in the warmth of the sun. When I give my heart,

Nice Work If You Can Get It

The man who only lives for making money Lives a life that isn’t necessarily sunny Likewise the man who works for fame There’s no guarantee that time won’t erase his name The fact is the only work that really brings enjoyment Is the kind that is for

(Love Is) The Tender Trap

You see a pair of laughing eyes, And suddenly you’re sighing sighs, You think nothin’s wrong, You string along, Boy, then snap! Those eyes, Those sighs, They’re part of the tender trap! You’re hand in hand beneath the trees, And soon there’s music in the breeze, You’re

Lips Like Sugar

She floats like a swan Grace on the water Lips like sugar Lips like sugar Just when you think you’ve caught her She glides across the water She calls for you tonight To share this moonlight You’ll flow down her river She’ll ask you and you’ll give

Go Fly a Kite

Go fly a kite and tie your troubles to the tail They’ll be blown away by a merry gale, Go fly a kite and toss your worries to the wind And they won’t come back, they’ll be too chagrined. Go on make friends with the sky Have

If I Were a Rich Man

“Dear God, you made many, many poor people. I realize, of course, that it’s no shame to be poor. But it’s no great honor either! So, what would have been so terrible if I had a small fortune?” If I were a rich man, Ya ha deedle

Did You Ever See a Dream Walking?

Something very strange and mystic happened to me Something realistic and as weird as can be Something that I feared, somehow is now endeared to me And what a funny feeling, odd and yet so true Did a thing like this ever happen to you? Did you

Only Love

Only love can make a memory Only love can make a moment last. You were there And all the world was young And all its songs unsung, And I remember you then, When love was all, All you were living for, And how you gave that love

Twistin’ the Night Away

Let me tell you about a place, somewhere up in New York way Where the people are so gay, twistin’ the night away Here they have a lot of fun, puttin’ trouble on the run Oh man you’ll find the old and young twistin’ the night away

In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning

In the wee small hours of the morning While the whole wide world is fast asleep You lie awake and think about the girl And never, ever think of counting sheep When your lonely heart has learned its lesson You’d be hers if only she would call

Maybe This Time

Maybe this time, I’ll be lucky Maybe this time, he’ll stay Maybe this time For the first time Love won´t hurry away He will hold me fast I’ll be home at last Not a loser anymore Like the last time And the time before [Chorus] Everybody loves

I Can’t Make It Alone

Now you know me You know how proud I am And what I’m gonna tell you now Won’t be easy to say Before I left your side Ooh, I was so happy then But I’ve been so lonely Since I’ve been away Oh, baby I’ve tried and

Wishing (Will Make It So)

Wishing will make it so Just keep on wishing and care will go Dreamers tell us dreams come true It’s no mistake And wishes are the dreams we dream When we’re awake The curtain of night will part If you are certain within your heart So if

Temptation

You came, I was alone I should have known you were temptation You smiled, luring me on My heart was gone, you were temptation It would be thrilling If you were willing If it can never be Pity me for you are temptation and I am yours

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square

That certain night The night we met There was magic abroad in the air There were angels dining at the Ritz And a nightingale sang in Berkeley square I may be right I may be wrong But I’m perfectly willing to swear That when you turned and

Just One of Those Things

It was just one of those things Just one of those crazy flings One of those bells that now and then rings Just one of those things It was just one of those nights Just one of those fabulous flights A trip to the moon on gossamer

Anything You Can Do

Anything you can do, I can do better than You can do, I can do, we can do, I can do, much much better than You. Anything you can do, I can do better. I can do anything better than you. No you can’t. Yes I can.

Greased Lightnin’

Why this car is automatic It’s systematic It’s hydromatic Why it’s grease lightning (grease lightning) We’ll get some overhead lifters and some four barrel quads Oh yeah (Keep talking whoa keep talking) A fuel injection cutoff and chrome plated rods oh yeah (I’ll get the money I’ll

This Heart of Mine

Maybe it was the music Or the glamorous sky of blue Maybe it was the mood I was in Or maybe it was really you, really you This heart of mine was doing very well The world was fine as far as i could tell And then

As Time Goes By

You must remember this A kiss is still a kiss A sigh is just a sigh The fundamental things apply As time goes by And when two lovers woo They still say, I love you On that you can rely No matter what the future brings As

The Deadwood Stage (Whip-Crack-Away)

Oh, the Deadwood stage is a-rolling on over the plains With the curtains flappin’ and the driver a-snappin’ the reins A beautiful sky, a wonderful day Whip-crack-away, whip-crack-away, whip-crack-away Oh, the Deadwood stage is a-headin’ on over the hills Where the Injun arrows are thicker than porcupine

Easter Parade

In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, You’ll be the grandest lady in the Easter Parade. I’ll be all in clover and when they look you over, I’ll be the proudest fellow in the Easter Parade. On the avenue, Fifth Avenue, the photographers will

Lips Like Sugar

She floats like a swan Grace on the water Lips like sugar Lips like sugar Just when you think you’ve caught her She glides across the water She calls for you tonight To share this moonlight You’ll flow down her river She’ll ask you and you’ll give

Misery and Gin

Memories and drinks don’t mix too well Jukebox records don’t play those wedding bells. Looking at the world through the bottom of a glass All I see is a man who’s fading fast. Tonight I need that woman again What I’d give for my baby to just

Ma Guitare

Ma guitare s’enflamme de joie Quand tu es là Ma guitare, fredonne en bleu Devant tes grands yeux Elle chante la fureur De nos tendres heures Ma guitare Ma guitare pleure ses accords Loin de ton corps Ma guitare, joue en mineur Sans ton rire moqueur Elle

Togetherness

(Ring!) Huh? Ooh… Mmmm… Brrrr…cold! Aahhh…hot! Aaahh…nice. Yum dumb, yum dumb dumb de da… (Ring!) Hello, I’m in the shower, Call me in an hour.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

I really can’t stay (but baby, it’s cold outside) I’ve got to go away (but baby, it’s cold outside) This evening has been (been hoping that you’d drop in) So very nice (i’ll hold your hands, they’re just like ice) My mother will start to worry (beautiful

Somerset Maugham

On somnolait chez nous, comme ça Dans notre jungle, le calme plat Il a déboulé dans l´soir En disant, “Mes malles Sont encore au port” Moi j´étais largué, classé Elle était bouche bée Et lui, c´était Robert Taylor Comme dans ces nouvelles pour dames De Somerset Maugham

It’s All in the Game

Many a tear has to fall but it’s all in the game All in the wonderful game that we know as love You had words with him and your future’s looking dim But these things your heart can’t rise above Once in a while he won’t call

Two Sleepy People

Here we are, out of cigarettes, Holding hands and yawning; look how late it gets, Two sleepy people, by dawn’s early light, Too much in love to say good-night. Say, here we are, in this cozy chair, Picking on a wishbone from the Frigidaire, Two sleepy people,

Live to Tell

I have a tale to tell Sometimes it gets so hard to hide it well I was not ready for the fall Too blind to see the writing on the wall A man can tell a thousand lies I’ve learned my lesson well Hope I live to

Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week)

Saturday night is the loneliest night in the week ‘Cause that’s the night that my sweetie and I Used to dance cheek to cheek I don’t mind Sunday night at all ‘Cause that’s the night friends come to call And Monday to Friday go fast And another

Profoundly in Love with Pandora

My mother’s heart and soul Have gone halfway up the pole My father’s on the dole This is taking its toll My friend Bert is much too old And his dog’s beyond control Though it sometimes seems they’re droll It’s a nuisance on the whole I’m profoundly

Poor You

Poor you Poor you, I’m sorry you’re not me, For you will never know what loving you can be. Poor you, you’ll never know your charms, You’ll never feel your warmth, You’re never in your arms. When it is you I’m kissing, I pity you constantly, You

Music of the Night

Night time sharpens, heightens each sensation Darkness stirs and wakes imagination Silently the senses abandon their defenses Slowly, gently night unfurls its splendor Grasp it, sense it, tremulous and tender Turn your face away from the garish light of day Turn your thoughts away from cold unfeeling

Got to Get You into My Life

Got to get you into my life, into my life Got to get you into my life, into my life Got to get you into my life, into my life Got to get you into my life, into my life Got to get you into my life,

Love

Love can be a moment’s madness Love can be insane Love can be a life of sadness and pain Love can be a summer shower Love can be the sun Love can be two hearts that flower as one It can be, fine and free But that

There Must Be a Reason

There must be a reason for raindrops to fall. There must be a reason why mountains are tall. And why are the stars in the sky? There must be a reason why. There must be a reason for rivers to flow. For beautiful trees and flowers to

Anything Goes

In olden days a glimpse of stocking Was looked on as something shocking Now heaven knows, anything goes Good authors too who once knew better words Now only use four letter words writing prose Anything goes The world has gone mad today And good’s bad today And

Paula

Paula, oh Paula, mir fang mer jedn Tag vo vorn o Und des Oanzige wos zählt auf dera Welt is a Geld Paula, Paula, es is zwar traurig aber es is woahr Des Oanzige wos wirklich zählt auf dera Welt für di is Geld Es muaß zwar

Have You Ever Had It Blue

Have you ever chased the night that sailed in front of you On a boat that’s bound for hope – but left you in the queue With your shouting, waving, taunting, flaunting friends as crew Telling you that every lie you ever heard was true Have you

You’re Gonna Miss Me

Oh yeah Ah You’re gonna wake up one morning as the sun greets the dawn You’re gonna wake up one morning as the sun greets the dawn You’re gonna look around in your mind, girl, you’re gonna find that I’m gone You didn’t realize You didn’t realize

What Kind of Fool Am I?

What kind of fool am I Who never fell in love It seems that I’m the only one That I have been thinking of What kind of man is this? An empty shell A lonely cell in which An empty heart must dwell What kind of lips

Pete Kelly’s Blues

There are sad things There are bad things, the blues When they threaten Start betting you’ll lose You hide yourself behind a prayer The blues’ll come and they’ll find you there I mean the blues they call Pete Kelly’s Blues There’s no exit You can try the

Oh What It Seemed to Be

It was just a neighborhood dance That’s all that it was But, oh, what it seemed to be It was like a masquerade ball With costumes and all ‘Cause you were at the dance with me It was just a ride on a train That’s all that

No Other Love

No other love have I Only my love for you Only the dream we knew No other love Watching the night go by Wishing that you could be Watching the night with me Into the night I cry Hurry home, come home to me Set me free

High Society Calypso

Just dig that scenery floating by, We’re now approaching Newport, Rhode I. We’ve been, for years, In Variety, But, Cholly Knickerbocker, now we’re going to be In High, High So- High So-ci-, High So-ci-ety. I want to play for my former pal- He runs the local jazz

Rise

Such is the way of the world You can never know Just where to put all your faith And how will it grow Gonna rise up Burning black holes in dark memories Gonna rise up Turning mistakes into gold Such is the passage of time Too fast

Alexander’s Ragtime Band

Come on and hear, come on and hear Alexander’s Ragtime Band Come on and hear, come on and hear ’bout the best band in the land They can play a bugle call like you never heard before So natural that you want to go to war That’s

It’s All in the Game

Many a tear has to fall but it’s all in the game All in the wonderful game that we know as love You had words with him and your future’s looking dim But these things your heart can’t rise above Once in a while he won’t call

Old Devil Moon

I look at you and suddenly Something in your eyes I see Soon begins bewitching me It’s that old devil moon That you stole from the skies It’s that old devil moon in your eyes You and you glance make this romance Too hot to handle Stars

It’s All in the Game

Many a tear has to fall but it’s all in the game All in the wonderful game that we know as love You had words with him and your future’s looking dim But these things your heart can’t rise above Once in a while he won’t call

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

He was a famous trumpet man from out Chicago way He had a boogie style that no one else could play He was the top man at his craft But then his number came up and he was gone with the draft He’s in the army now,

Second Chance

If I only had a second chance how I’d love you If you’d only take a second chance with your heart Darlin’ this time I swear at least a lifetime we’d share No one could tear our love apart If I only had a second chance how