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(D. Locorriere/S. Silverstein)

You can't take it with you 'cause you didn't bring it
You can use it while you're here but when you go it's got to stay
You didn't write the song you just learned how to sing it
You may bring a little sunshine but you don't make the day

These shoes that I own somebody else'll wear 'em
And the road that I'll walk someone will walk again
And the loves that I've known somebody else'll share 'em
I'll just leave a couple of songs and things to a few well-chosen friends

A few well chosen friends, a few well chosen friends
We'll leave a couple of songs and things to a few well-chosen friends

Oh now you don't have to tell me that I'm the first to love you, 'cos I ain't
And I'm not young enough to think that I'm gonna be the last
So I won't promise nothing and you just might believe me
And let me sing one song with you before the band goes past

Before the band goes past, before the band goes past
Let's put it together and sing one song before the band goes past

Oh you can't take it with you 'cause you didn't bring it
You can use it while you're here but when you go it's got to stay
No you don't write the song you just learned how to sing it
You may bring a little sunshine but you sure don't make the day

You may bring a little sunshine but you sure don't make the day

Oh we can't take it with us 'cause we didn't bring it
We can use it while we're here but when we go it's got to stay
No we didn't write the song we just barely learned to sing it
We may bring a little sunshine but we sure don't make the day

(c) 1996 Tro Essex Music Ltd./Screen Gems-EMI Music Ltd.



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