"Adelaide, Adelaide" as written by and Fabio Barovero....
Unaccustomed as I am to getting married,
I am taking this occasion here to say
That me and Adelaide are finally naming the day.
Though she knows deep in her heart
I'm a phoney and I'm a fake,
She wants five children to start,
Five's a difficult point to make, but..
Chorus:
Adelaide, Adelaide, ever-loving Adelaide,
Is taking a chance on me,
Taking a chance I'll be respectable and nice,
Give up cards and dice, and go for shoes and rice,
So gentlemen, deal me out, do not try to feel me out,
I got no more evenings free (you may scratch me)
Since Adelaide, Adelaide, ever loving Adelaide
Is taking a chance (talk about your long shot)
Taking a chance on me.


Lyrics submitted by cowgirl18

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    General CommentThis is one of my most favorite musicals.. Guys and Dolls. :) Woo! So good.
    anna118kon August 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAdelaide, Adelaide, ever loving Adelaide
    Is taking a chance (talk about your long shots)
    Taking a chance on me.

    Know what he loved?
    What?
    The part about clicking your heels three times and the world falls in love.
    Where are those red shoes?
    You're wearing 'em
    They're red boots--there's a difference ....
    Is there?
    sillybunnyon September 13, 2006   Link

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