The Folks Who Live on the Hill

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Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) was an American jazz and popular music singer, songwriter, composer, and actress in a career spanning six decades. From her beginning as a vocalist on local radio to singing with Benny Goodman's big band, she forged a sophisticated persona, evolving int… more »

Someday we'll build a home 
On a hilltop high, you and I, 
Shiny and new, a cottage that two can fill. 
And we'll be pleased to be called 
"The folks who live on the hill." 

Someday we may be adding 
A thing or two, a wing or two. 
We will make changes as any family will. 
But we will always be called 
"The folks who live on the hill." 

Our veranda will command a view of meadows green, 
The sort of view that seems to want to be seen. 
And when the kids grow up and leave us, 
We'll sit and look at the same old view, just we two. 

Darby and Joan who, used to be Jack and Jill, 
The folks like to be called 
What they have always been called, 
"The folks who live on the hill." 

Written by: JEROME KERN, OSCAR II HAMMERSTEIN

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