Pick the Tonys with Talkin' Broadway


Not anyone's first thought probably....
Posted by: portenopete 10:24 am EDT 04/17/24
In reply to: What are Oscar Hammerstein II's best lyrics? (or... your personal favorites) - GrumpyMorningBoy 07:12 am EDT 04/17/24

"Folks in a town that was quite remote heard
Lay ee odl lay ee odl lay hee hoo
Lusty and clear from the goatherd's throat heard
Lay ee odl lay ee odl-oo."

The Bil Baird Marionettes' rictus smiles and hypnotized eyes distract from the wit and charm of these lyrics.
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