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Oliver! Lyrics

 

Oliver! Song Lyrics


[MR. BUMBLE]
For what you are about to receive
May the lord make you truly thankful.
[BOYS]
Amen
[OLIVER]
[spoken] Please, Sir, I want some more.
[MR. BUMBLE]
[spoken] What?!
[OLIVER]
[spoken] Please, Sir, I want some more.
[MR. BUMBLE]
[spoken] More!?
[WIDOW CORNEY]
Catch him!
[MR. BUMBLE]
Snatch him!
[WIDOW CORNEY]
Hold him!
[MR. BUMBLE]
Scold him!
[WIDOW CORNEY]
Pounce him!
Trounce him!
Pick him up and bounce him!
[MR. BUMBLE]
Wait!
Before we put the lad to task
May I be so curious as to ask
His name?
[BOYS (whispering)]
O-li-ver.
[WIDOW CORNEY AND MR. BUMBLE]
Oliver! Oliver!
[MR. BUMBLE]
Never before has a boy wanted more!
[MR. BUMBLE AND WIDOW CORNEY]
Oliver! Oliver!
[WIDOW CORNEY]
Won't ask for more when he knows what's in store.
[MR. BUMBLE]
There a dar, thin, winding stairway
Without any banister
Whil we'll throw him down, and feed him on
Cockroaches served in a canister
[ALL]
Oliver! Oliver!
MR. BUMBLE
What will he do when he's turned black and blue?
He will curse the day
Somebody named him
[ALL]
O-li-ver!
[MR. BUMBLE]
Oliver! Oliver!
Never before has a boy wanted more!
Oliver! Oliver!
[WIDOW CORNEY]
Won't ask for more
When he knows what's in store.
[MR. BUMBLE]
There's a sooty chimney
Long overdue for a sweeping out
Which we'll push him up,
And one day next year with the rats he'll be creeping out.
[ALL]
Oliver! Oliver!
[MR. BUMBLE]
What will he do?
In this terrible stew?
He will rue the day somebody name him...
[ALL AND WIDOW CORNEY]
O-li-ver!
[GOVERNORS]
Oliver!
Oliver!
Never before has a boy asked for more
Oliver!
Oliver!
[CHAIRMAN]
Pray some decorum restore, I implore...
Let us face this case, it's
Unpreedented, qute utterly.
[GOVERNORS]
He's disgraced this place.
[LARGE GOVERNOR]
Encouraging others to wallow in gluttony.
[ALL]
Oliver!...Oliver!
Lock him in jail
And then put him on sale,
For the highest bid
Glad to be rid
Of
O-li-ver!
[WIDOW CORNEY (spoken)]
Lock him up!
Collect his belongings then bring him back to me
when you've done.
To bed, all of you!


Oliver! Lyrics

Soundtrack for Musical, 1963
Oliver! Lyrics from Oliver! Soundtrack (1963). Rating: 4.2/5 (27 votes)