Mack the Knife
Dig, man, there goes Mack The Knife! Oh, the shark has pretty teeth, dear And it shows them pearly white Just a jackknife has MacHeath, dear And he keeps it out of sight When the shark bites with his teeth, dear Scarlet billows start to spread Fancy gloves, though, wears MacHeath, dear So there's not a trace of red On the sidewalk, sundayy morning, baby Lies a body oozin' life Someone's sneakin' 'round the corner Is this someone Mack the Knife? From a tugboat, by the river A cement bag's drooppin' down Yes, the cement's just for the weight, dear Bet you Macky's back in town Lookie here, Louie Miller disappeared, dear After drawin' out his cash And MacHeath spends like a sailor Did our boy do somethin' rash? Sukey Tawdry, Jenny Diver, Lotte Lenya, sweet Lucy Brown Oh, the line forms on the right, dears Now that Macky's back in town Take it, Satch!
Written by: Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, Marc Blitzstein
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