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Manhattan
Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers // 1925

We'll have Manhattan
The Bronx and Staten Island, too
It's lovely going through
The zoo

It's very fancy
On old Delancey Street, you know
The subway charms us so
When balmy breezes blow
To and fro

And tell me what street
Compares with Mott Street
In July
Sweet pushcarts gently gliding by

The great big city's a wondrous toy
Just made for a girl and boy
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy

We'll go to Yonkers
Where true love conquers
In the wilds
And starve together, dear
In Childs'

We'll go to Coney
And eat baloney
On a roll
In Central Park we'll stroll
Where our first kiss we stole
Soul to soul

And South Pacific is a terrific show they say
We both may see it close some day
The city's bustles cannot destroy
The dreams of a girl and boy
We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy

We'll turn Manhattan
Into an isle of joy