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Don't Rain On My Parade by Bobby Darin

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Don't Rain On My Parade (Song) by Bobby Darin
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Don't Rain On My Parade (Song)

performed by Bobby Darin

 
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Hey, world, here I am... 
 
Don't tell me not to fly 
I've simply got to 
If someone takes a spill 
It's me and not you 
Don't bring around a cloud to rain on my parade 
 
Don't tell me not to live 
Just sit and putter 
Life's candy and the sun is a ball of butter 
Who told you you're allowed to rain on my parade? 
 
I'm gonna march my band out 
I'll beat my drum 
And if I'm fanned out 
Your turn at bat, sir 
Hey at least I didn't fake it, hat, sir 
So what? I didn't make it 
 
But whether I'm the rose of sheer perfection 
Or freckle on the nose of life's complexion 
The cinder of a shiny apple of its eye 
I gotta fly once 
I gotta try once 
Only can die once, right sir? 
Ooh, love is juicy 
Juicy and you see 
I gotta have my bite, sir 
 
So get ready for me love 
'Cause I'm a-cummer' 
I simply gotta march 
My heart's a drummer 
Don't bring around a cloud to rain on my parade 
 
I gotta fly once 
I gotta try once 
Only can die once, right sir? 
Ooh, love is juicy 
Juicy and you see 
I gotta have my bite, sir 
 
Get ready for me love, 'cause I'm a-cummer' 
I simply gotta march, my heart's a drummer 
Nobody, I said nobody, 
Nobody had better rain on my parade!