"Send In The Clowns" as written by and Stephen Sondheim....
Isn't it rich, are we a pair
Me here at last on the ground, and you in mid-air
Send in the clowns

Isn't it bliss, don't you approve
One who keeps tearing around, and one who can't move
But where are the clowns, send in the clowns

Just when I stopped opening doors
Finally finding the one that I wanted, was yours
Making my entrance again with my usual flair
Sure of my lines, nobody's there

Don't you love a farce, my fault I fear
I thought that you'd want what I want, sorry my dear
But where are the clowns, send in the clowns
Don't bother, they're here

Isn't it rich, isn't it queer
Losing my timing this late in my career
But where are the clowns, send in the clowns
Well maybe next year


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"Send in the Clowns" as written by Stephen Sondheim

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    General Commentthis song rocks my socks off. hooray for jesus
    tenburner22on March 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe judy collins verison is better
    poohblueskyon July 03, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of Sinatra's most depressing songs. I like it a lot, but it's depressing as hell.
    iamchipdouglason November 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAlthough this song is ridiculously depressing, Sinatra wasn't kidding when he says it's a "lovely marriage of words and music." The piano... His voice... The lyrics... Truly great.
    spanish_eyeson April 01, 2007   Link

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