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[Various Newsies]
That's my cigar
       G/A     D
You'll steal another
                Bb7       G/A     D
Hey, look, it's bath time at the zoo
               F7    D7       G
I thought that I'd suprise my mother
             Bb7     G/A
If you could find her
           D        Bb7    A
Who asked you

            G/A          D/A
From Bottle Alley to the harbor
             G/A            D/A
There's easy pickings guaranteed
        D7/A      D7      G
Try any banker, bum, or barber...
            G/A               D
They almost all knows how to read!

G       A/G     G          A/G    
It's a crooked game we're playin'
 G         A/G   G
One we'll never lose
 Bb      C/Bb    Bb        C/Bb
Long as suckers don't mind payin'
 Bb     C/Bb    Asus
Just to get bad news

            D   D/F#
Ain't it a fine life
 G           G/A                D   D/F#       G   G/A
Carryin' the banner through it all
          D   D/F#
A mighty fine life
 G           G/A              F#m7      Bm7
Carryin' the banner tough and tall
         Em7   D/F#
When the bell rings
G/A             A7
We goes where we wishes
We's as free as fishes
B7sus              B7
Sure beats washing dishes
       Em7 D/F# G E7/G#
What a fine... life
 A7sus                         D
Carryin' the banner home-free all!

Hey Crutchie, what your leg say, gonna rain?

No rain... Ha, partly cloudy clear by evenin'!

And the limp sells 50 papes all by itself!

I don't need a limp to sell papes. I've got personality.
            G7         G/A          D
It takes a smile that spreads like butter
               G7      G/A    D
The kind that turns a lady's head

D/F#            D7    D7/F#    G
   It takes an orphan with a stutter

Who's also blind

And mute

[Kid Blink]
And dead!

  G      A/G        G       A/G
Summer stinks and winter's freezing
 G       A/G      G
When you works outdoors
 Bb       C/Bb     Bb     C/Bb
Start out sweating end up sneezing
Bb   C/Bb      A5
In between it pours!

               D    D/F#
Still, it's a fine life
  G           G/A             D   D/F#       G   Asus
Carryin' the banner with me chums
            D  D/F#
A bunch of big shots
 G             G/A           F#m7     Bm7   
Tossin' out a freebie to the bums

Hey! What's the hold up
Waitin' makes me antsy
I likes living chancey

B7sus        B7
Harlem to Delancey
What a fine life
Carryin' the banner through the

Dsus D Bsus Bm
Blessed children
Dsus        D      A/B       Bm
Though you wander lost and depraved
G(add4) G(add2) Esus Em
     Jesus..... loves you
A7sus     A7 Dsus   D
You shall be saved!

[Race] (In counterpoint to Nuns and other Newsies)
Dsus D  Bsus Bm
Curdled coffee
 Dsus     D        A/B          Bm
Concrete donuts sprinkled with mold
G(add4) G(add2) Esus Em
Homemade... biscuits
A7sus   A7     D5
Just two years old

If I hate the headlines
I'll make up a headline

[Add Crutchie]
And I'll say anything I hafta

[Add Newsies]
'Cause at two for a penny

If I take too many
Weasel just makes me eat 'em afta

[Group one]                                          [Group two]
Got a feelin' bout the headline                      I do too!
I smells me a headline                               So it must be true

Papes are gonna sell like we was givin' em' away      What a switch!
Betcha dinner it's a doozy                           Soon we'll all be rich

'bout a pistol-packing floozey
Who know how...                                      Don't know a better way...

[Both Groups]
...to make a newsie's day!

           A7      A/B    E     E/G#
You wanna move the next edition
            C7       A/B   E
Give us an earthquake or a war

             G7     E7   A
How 'bout a crooked politician

            C9        A/B      E
Ya nitwit, that ain't news no more

 A     B/A       A       B/A
Uptown to Grand Central Station
 A      B/A   A
Down to City Hall
C    D/C        C    D/C
We improves our circulation
 C       D/C    B7sus
Walking till we fall

[Group one]                               [Group two]
             E5  E/G#
But we'll be out there                    Got a feelin' bout the headline, I smells me a headline
 A            B            E5                            E/G#              A          B
Carrying the banner man to man!           Papes is gonna sell like we was givin' em' away
             E5  E/G#
We're always out there                    Betcha dinner it's a doozy, 'bout a pistol-packing floozey
 A             B             G#m7                                              C#m7
Soakin' every sucker that we can!         Don't know any better way to make a newsie's day
Here's the headline:                      I was stakin' out the circus 
Newsies on a mission!                     And then someone said that coney's really hot
Kill the competition                      But when I get there
C#7sus          C#7
Sell the next edition                     There was Spot with all his cronies
We'll be out there, carryin' the banner   Heck, I'm gonna take what little dough I got and play the ponies
       G#m7        C#m7
See us out there, carryin' the banner     We at least deserve a headline for the hours that they work us
       F#m7 A A#dim B7sus         B   
See us out there, carryin' the banner     Jeez, I bet if I just stayed a little longer at the circus

       C      F   F/A     Bb          C             F   F/A        Bb   C
We'll all be out there, carryin' the banner man to man
              F   F/A     Bb          C             Am7        Dm7
We're always out there, soakin' evey sucker that we can
          Gm7 Bbsus
Here's the head...line:
Newsies on a mission
Kill the competition
D7sus           D7
Sell the next edition
         Gm7          C7sus
We'll be out there, carryin' the banner
       Gm7          C7sus
See us out there, carryin' the banner
       Gm7          C7sus
Always out there, carryin' the banner
Ah, ah, ah, go!

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