Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway lyrics - George M!

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Album lyrics:
  1. Act 1
  2. Musical Moon 
  3. Oh, You Wonderful Boy 
  4. All Aboard For Broadway 
  5. Musical Comedy Man Musical Comedy Man Video
  6. I Was Born in Virginia
  7. Twentieth Century Love Twentieth Century Love Video
  8. My Town My Town Video
  9. Billie Billie Video
  10. Push Me Along In My Push Cart 
  11. Ring To The Name Of Rose
  12. Popularity
  13. Give My Regards To Broadway
  14. Act 2
  15. Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway
  16. So Long, Mary
  17. Down By The Erie
  18. Mary
  19. All Our Friends All Our Friends Video
  20. Yankee Doodle Dandy
  21. Nellie Kelly I Love You
  22. Harrigan
  23. Over There
  24. You're A Grand Old Flag
  25. The City 
  26. I'd Rather Be Right 
  27. Dancing Our Worries Away 
  28. The Great Easter Sunday Parade 
  29. Hannah's a Hummer 
  30. Barnum and Bailey Rag 
  31. The Belle of the Barber's Ball 
  32. The American Ragtime The American Ragtime Video
  33. All in the Wearing 
  34. I Want to Hear a Yankee Doodle Tune 

Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway lyrics

Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway

The west so they say,
Is the home of the jay,
And missouri's the state
That can grind them.

This may all be,
But just take it from me,
You don't have to go out west to find them.

If you want to see the real jay delegation,
The place where the real rubens dwell,
Just hop on a train at the grand central station,
Get off when they shout "new rochelle!"

Only forty-five minutes from broadway,
Think of the changes it brings;
For the short time it takes,
What a diff'rence it makes,
In the ways of the people and things.

Oh! what a fine bunch of rubens,
Oh! what a jay atmosphere
They have whiskers like hay,
And imagine broadway
Only forty-five minutes from here.

When bunco men hear that their game is so near,
They'll be swarming here thicker than bees are
In barnum's best days,
Why he never saw jays
That were easier to get to than these are.

You tell them old jokes
And they laugh till they sicken;
There's giggles and grins here to let.
I told them that one about "why does a chicken?"
The rubens are all laughing yet!

Only forty-five minutes from broadway,
Not a cafe in the town;
Oh! the place is a bird,
No one here ever heard,
Of delmonico, rector or browne.

With a ten dollar bill you're a spendthrift;
If you open a bottle of beer.
You're a sport,
So they say,
And imagine broadway
Only forty-five minutes from here.
Last Update: June, 10th 2013

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