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One Brick At A Time Lyric

 
Jim Dale Lyrics
Barnum Soundtrack - Musical, 2002
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One Brick At A Time Chairy:
The Lord gave each and everyone
The spunk to do what can't be done
The brawn, the brain, the courage and the heart
The strength to bend the strongest bar
The will to reach the farthest star
It's just a case of learning how to start.
To build a tower up so high to a cloud you'll anchor
Build it one tiny brick at a time
Bucks multiply till a bum's a banker
Just begin with a thin silver dime
That empty field it can yield miles and miles of flowers
You don't need no magic powers
Just a seed and showers
From the floor to the sky
You can soar if you're wise enough to climb
One brick at a time

Men:
To build a ship that's built to last



Chairy:
You lay the keel then raise the mast

Men:
And ode begins with just a simple rhyme
An oak with roots a mile beneath

Chairy:
Becomes a stick to pick your teeth

Men:
Just sharpen up your knife and take your time.

Chairy & chorus:
One stalwart chap with a cup and bunch of hours he can scoop all the salt from the sea
Buds open up turning boughs to bowers
all begun by just one bumble bee.
To write with ease symphonies
or at least cantati
filled with trills and obbligati
start with fa sol la ti
Leave the rest in the dust
be the best
If you're just content to climb,
one brick at a time.

Chairy:
Just take a brick and place it on the ground
To make it stick pour mortar all around

Chairy & One girl:
A cup of lime then stir until it's hard
And up she'll climb by inch by foot by yard

Chairy & Girls:
A sill, a door, a ledge, a window pane
Then drill some more, raise up a weather vane
A roof, the proof that going slow like this

Chairy:
A splendid edifice can climb

Chairy & Girls:
To build a tower up so high to a cloud you'll anchor
Build it one tiny brick at a time
Bucks multiply till a bum's a banker
Just begin with a thin silver dime
That empty field it can yield miles and miles of flowers
You don't need no magic powers
Just a seed and showers
From the floor to the sky
You can soar if you're wise enough to climb

Men:
Just take a brick and place it on the ground
To make it stick pour mortar all around
A cup of lime then stir until it's hard
And up she'll climb by inch by foot by yard
A sill, a door, a ledge, a window pane
Then drill some more raise up a weather vane
A roof, the proof that going slow like this

All:
A splendid edifice can climb
One brick at a
One brick at a time
One single solitary brick
One brick at a time
One single solitary brick
Ooooo ahhhhh
ooooo ahhhhh
oo oh whee oh
ahhhh
One brick at a time!

[Thanks to Alexis for lyrics]
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