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No. 1 - Opening Chorus

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Chorus: When you want a cake of soap
To finish off your toilet,
We're the folks who boil it,
With your needs to cope.
Ev'rywhere we take the cake
We always take the prizes,
Hence the term arises:
While there's life there's soap!
Girls: Soap for this and soap for that,
Men: Soap that's round and soap that's flat,
All: Soap that's thin, soap that's fat,
Soap to wash the dog (or cat,)
Soap to wash the dog and cat,
Yes, soap to wash the dog and cat!
When you want a cake of soap
To finish off your toilet,
We're the folks who boil it,
With your needs to cope.
Ev'rywhere we take the cake
We always take the prizes,
Hence the term arises:
While there's life there's soap!
Basses: We do the toilin' work,
Boilin' work, oilin' work,
We do the soilin' work,
All the 'ole day through!
Ensemble: We do the killin' work,
Grillin' work, swillin' work,
Five-hours-a-shillin' work,
And we earn it too!
Soloist: Here is soap of ev'ry hue,
Heliotrope and emerald and cream and blue,
Scents of ev'ry flow'r that grows,
Hyacinth and lavender and crimson rose,
All Girls: Pink and pansy, mignonette,
White gardenia, violet!
Men: Soap for girls and soap for men,
All: Soap for almost ev'rything and ev'rywhen;
Men: Soap for pauper, peer or Pope,
All: Honey soap and sunny soap and simply soap!
Girls: Ev'ry kind of soap one knows,
Even soap that won't wash clo'es!
All: Ev'ry kind of soap one knows,
Even soap that won't wash clo'es!
Soap! Soap!
Scents of ev'ry flow'r that grows,
Hyacinth and crimson rose,
Hyacinth, lavender,
Pansy, Gardenia, Violet!
When you want a cake of soap
To finish off your toilet,
We're the folks who boil it,
With your needs to cope.
Ev'rywhere we take the cake
We always take the prizes,
always take the prizes,
always take the prizes,
Hence the term arises:
While there's life there's soap,
There's soap, there's soap,
There's soap, there's soap!

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