"Mack the Knife [Bonus]" as written by Marc Blitzstein, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill....
Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear.
And he shows them, pearly white;
just a jackknife has Macheath, dear,
and it keeps it way out of sight.

Ooh, when that shark bites,
with its teeth, dear,
scarlet billows begin to spread.
Fancy gloves, though, wears our Macheath, babe,
so there's never, never, ever a trace of red.

On a sidewalk, one Sunday morning,
lies a body, oozin' life.
Someone's sneakin' 'round that corner.
Could that someone be Mack the Knife?

Ohh, there's a tugboat down, it's down by the river, don't'cha know.
Where the cement bag's, drooping on down.
Ohhh, that cement is just, it's there for the weight, dear.
Five'll get ya ten; old Mackie's back in town.

Did you hear 'bout Louis Miller, hhhe disappeared, babe,
after drawing out all his hard-earned cash.
Now Macheath spends, he spends like a sailor.
Could that boy have done something rash?

Aahh! Jenny Diver, Look out! Sukey Tawdrey,
Ohhh! Miss Lotte Lenya andddd ol' Lucey Brown:
Ohhh! that line forms on the right, babe.
Now that Mackie's, a'Mackie's back in town.

Aaaaahh! Jenny Diver, Sukey Tawdrey,
Miss Lotte Lenya andddd ol' Lucey Brown:
Ohhhh! that line forms on the right, babe.
Now that Mackie's bbback in tttown!

I said: Look out! Ol' Mikey is back!


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    General CommentThis song carries such a wonderful mood. One of those who are played on these fancy parties. Though the lyrics are a little alarming :) All in all, a great song, I can't help but put it on repeat every time I hear it :))
    pitypartysueon December 06, 2007   Link

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