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Josephs Coat Lyrics

Josephs Coat by Joseph  

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Josephs Coat (Jacob)
Joseph's mother, she was quite my favorite wife
I never really loved another all my life
And Joseph was my joy because
He reminded me of her

(Narrator)
Through young Joseph, Jacob lived his youth again
Loved him, praised him, gave him all he could, but then
It made the rest feel second best
And even if they were

(Brothers)
Being told we're also-rans
Does not make us Joseph fans

(Narrator)
But where they had really missed the boat is

(Brothers)
We're great guys but no-one seems to notice

(Narrator)
Joseph's charm and winning smile
Failed to slay them in the aisle
And his father couldn't see the danger
He could not imagine any danger
He just saw in Joseph all his dreams come true

Jacob wanted to show the world he loved his son
To make it clear that Joseph was the special one
So Jacob bought his son a coat
A multi-colored coat to wear

(Brothers & Female Ensemble)
Joseph's coat was elegant
The cut was fine
The tasteful style was the
Ultimate in good design
And this is why it caught the eye
A king would stop and stare

(Narrator)
And when Joseph tried it on
He knew his sheepskin days were gone

(Narrator, Female Ensemble & Children)
Such a dazzling coat of many colors
How he loved his coat of many colors

(Narrator)
In a class above the rest
It even went well with his vest
Such a stunning coat of many colors
How he loved his coat of many colors
It was red and yellow and green and
Brown and blue

Joseph's brothers weren't
Too pleased with what they saw

(Brothers)
We had never liked him
All that much before
And now this coat
Has got our goat
We feel life is unfair

(Narrator, Female Ensemble & Children)
And when Joseph graced the scene
His bothers turned a shade of green
His astounding clothing took the biscuit

(Brothers)
Quite the smoothest person in the district

(Joseph & Female Ensemble)
I look handsome, I look smart
I am a walking work of art
Such a dazzling coat of many colors
How I love my coat of many colors

(Narrator, Joseph, Ensemble & Children)
It was red and yellow and green and brown
And scarlet and black and ocher and peach
And ruby and olive and violet and fawn
And lilac and gold and chocolate and mauve
And cream and crimson and silver and rose
And azure and lemon and russet and grey
And purple and white and pink and orange
And red and yellow and green and brown
Scarlet and black and ocher and peach
And ruby and olive and violet and fawn
And lilac and gold and chocolate and mauve
And cream and crimson and silver and rose
And azure and lemon and russet and grey
And purple and white and pink and orange
And blue



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