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Tomorrow

Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin

[ANNIE]
The sun’ll come out
Tomorrow
Bet your bottom dollar
That tomorrow
There’ll be sun!

Just thinkin’ about
Tomorrow
Clears away the cobwebs,
And the sorrow
‘Til there’s none!

When I’m stuck with a day
That’s gray,
And lonely,
I just stick out my chin
And Grin,
And Say,
Oh!

The sun’ll come out
Tomorrow
So ya gotta hang on
‘Til tomorrow
Come what may
Tomorrow! Tomorrow!
I love ya Tomorrow!
You’re always
A day
A way!

August 4, 2010 at 12:15 am Leave a comment

Maybe

Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin

[ANNIE]
Maybe far away
Or maybe real nearby
He may be pouring her coffee
She may be straighting this tie!
Maybe in a house
All hidden by a hill
She’s sitting playing piano,
He’s sitting paying a bill!

Betcha they’re young
Betcha they’re smart
Bet they collect things
Like ashtrays, and art!
Betcha they’re good —
(Why shouldn’t they be?)
Their one mistake
Was giving up me!

So maybe now it’s time,
And maybe when I wake
They’ll be there calling me “Baby”…
Maybe.

Betcha he reads
Betcha she sews
Maybe she’s made me
A closet of clothes!
Maybe they’re strict
As straight as a line…
Don’t really care
As long as they’re mine!

So maybe now this prayer’s
The last one of it’s kind…
Won’t you please come get your “Baby”

[ANNIE AND ORPHANS]
Maybe

August 3, 2010 at 10:19 pm Leave a comment

Hard Knock Life

Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin

[ORPHANS]
It’s the hard-knock life for us!
It’s the hard-knock life for us!

[ANNIE]
‘Steada treated,

[ORPHANS]
We get tricked!

[ANNIE]
‘Steada kisses,

[ORPHANS]
We get kicked!

[ALL]
It’s the hard-knock life!
Got no folks to speak of, so,
It’s the hard-knock row we how!

[ANNIE]
Cotton blankets,

[ORPHANS]
‘Steada of wool!

[ANNIE]
Empty Bellies

[ORPHANS]
‘Steada of full!

[ALL]
It’s the hard-knock life!

[ANNIE]
Don’t if feel like the wind is always howl’n?

[KATE AND TESSIE]
Don’t it seem like there’s never any light!

[DUFFY AND JULY]
Once a day, don’t you wanna throw the towel in?

[MOLLY AND PEPPER]
It’s easier than puttin’ up a fight.

[ANNIE]
No one’s there when your dreams at night get creepy!
No one cares if you grow…of if you shrink!
No one dries when your eyes get wet an’ weepy!

[ALL]
From all the cryin’ you would think this place’s a sink!
Ohhhh!!!!!!!
Empty belly life!
Rotten smelly life!
Full of sorrow life!
No tomorrow life!

[MOLLY]
Santa Claus we never see

[ANNIE]
Santa Claus, what’s that?
Who’s he?

[ALL]
No one cares for you a smidge
When you’re in an orphanage!

[MOLLY]
(Making a whistling sound and imitating Miss. Hannigan)
You’ll stay up till this dump shines
like the top of the Chrysler Building.

[ORPHANS]
Yank the whiskers from her chin
Jab her with a safety Pin
Make her drink a mickey finn
I love you, Miss Hannigan

[MOLLY]
(whistle) Get to work!
(whistle) Strip them beds!
(whistle) I said get to work!

[ALL]
It’s the hard-knock life for us
It’s the hard-knock life for us
No one cares for you a smidge
When your in an orphanage
It’s the hard-knock life
It’s the hard-knock life
It’s the hard-knock life!

August 3, 2010 at 8:13 pm Leave a comment


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