"In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town" as written by Larry (adaptor) Clinton and Based On 'reverie' By Claude Debussy....
I'm up in the world,
but I'd give the world to be where I used to be,
A heavenly nest,
where I rest the best,
means more than the world to me.

It's only a shanty
in old Shanty Town
the roof is so slanty it touches the ground.
But my tumbled down shack by an old railroad track,
like a millionaire's mansion is calling me back.

I'd give up a palace if I were a king.
It's more than a palace, it's my everything.
There's a queen waiting there with a silvery crown
in a shanty in old Shanty Town.

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"In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town" as written by Ira Schuster Jack Little

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