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No. 9 - Song - Willie van Astorbilt - "The Land of the Midnight Son."

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Willie: I'm a Broadway boy, right up to date,
A rollicking jolly young reprobate.
My only aim is to celebrate.
I'm a fellow who's out for fun.
I'm always dressed quite "out of sight."
I'd buy this town, if I only might.
For the day is gay and there is no night
In the land of the Midnight Son.
Men: For the day is gay and there is no night
All: In the land of the Midnight Son.
Willie: It's here and there, and everywhere
I hear the ladies say:
He's out today, there's no one can say him nay.
With his smiling face and his elegant ways,
He's certainly "out of sight."
He may be a sinner, but still he's a winner,
For he's all right.
Chorus: It's here and there, and everywhere
you'll hear the ladies say:
He's out today, there's no one can say him nay.
With his smiling face and his elegant ways,
He's certainly "out of sight."
He may be a sinner, but still he's a winner,
All: For he's all right.
   
Willie: I've money to burn.
Just watch my smoke.
My father's a broker. I'm never broke.
My life itself is a blithering joke.
It's a game already won.
I know I'm a mush, but they call me a mash.
I'm short of brains, but I've lots of cash.
What else is needed to cut a dash
In the land of the Midnight Son.
Men: For the day is gay and there is no night
All: In the land of the Midnight Son.
Willie: It's here and there, and everywhere
I hear the ladies say:
He's out today, there's no one can say him nay.
With his smiling face and his elegant ways,
He's certainly "out of sight."
He may be a sinner, but still he's a winner,
For he's all right.
Chorus: It's here and there, and everywhere
I hear the ladies say:
He's out today, there's no one can say him nay.
With his smiling face and his elegant ways,
He's certainly "out of sight."
He may be a sinner, but still he's a winner,
All: For he's all right.


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