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Original Broadway Cast – Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now lyrics

Don't contradict me
Don't disobey me
Don't even think about going to that audition

Please
No
Mother

Stop
Stop telling me what to do
Don't
Don't treat me like a child of two

No
I know that you want what's best
Please
But mother please, give it a rest

Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Mama, I'm a big girl now

Once upon a time when I was just a kid
You never let me do just what the older kids did
But lose that laundry list of what you won't allow
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now
(Oh, Tracy)

Once upon a time, I used to play with toys
But now I'd rather play around with teenage boys
So if I get a hicky please don't, have a cow
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now

Ma, I gotta tell you that without a doubt
I get my best dancing lessons from you
You're the one who taught me how to twist and shout
Because you shout non-stop and you're so twisted too

Once I used to fidget 'cause I just sat home
But now I'm just like Gigget, and I gotta get to Rome
So say arrivederci, toodle-loo, and ciao
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now

Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Mama, I'm a big girl now

Hey mama
Say mama

Once upon a time I was a shy young thing
Could barely walk and talk so much as dance and sing
But let me hit that stage, I wanna take my bow
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now

Once upon a time I used to dress up Ken
But now that I'm a woman I like bigger men
And I don't need a Barbie doll to show me how
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now

Ma, you always taught me what was right from wrong
And now I just wanna give it a try
Mama, I'm been in a nest for far too long
So please give a push and mama watch me fly
Watch me fly

Hey mama
Say mama

One day I will meet a man you won't condemn
And we will have some kids and you can torture them
But let me be a star before I take that vow
'Cause mama, I'm a big girl now

Mama, I'm a big girl now
Mama, big
(Mama, I'm a big girl)
Such a big, big girl
I'm a big girl now

Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Stop, don't, no, please
Mama, I'm a big girl now



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