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Stephen Sondheim – A Boy Like That (From "West Side Story") lyrics

A boy like that who'd kill your brother
Forget that boy and find another
One of your own kind
Stick to your own kind

A boy like that wants one thing only
And when he's done he'll leave you lonely
He'll murder your love, he murdered mine, just wait and see
Just wait, Maria, just wait and see

Oh, no, Anita, no Anita, no
It isn't true, not for me, it's true for you, not for me
I hear your words and in my head I know they're smart
But my heart, Anita but my heart

A boy like that who'd kill your brother
(Knows they're wrong)
Forget that boy and find another
(And my heart is too strong)
One of your own kind
(For I belong)
Stick to your own kind
(To him alone, to him alone)

One thing I know and it's
(A boy who kills cannot love)
I don't care what he is
(A boy who kills has no heart)
I don't know why it's so
(And he's the boy who gets your love)
I don't want to know
(And gets your heart very smart, Maria, very smart)

Oh, no, Anita, no
You should know better
You were in love or so you said
You should know better

I have a love and it's all that I have
Right or wrong, what else can I do?
I love him, I'm his and everything he is I am too
I have a love and it's all that I need
Right or wrong and he needs me too

I love him, we're one
There's nothing to be done
Not a thing I can do
But hold him, hold him forever
Be with him now, tomorrow and all of my life!

When love comes so strong
There is no right or wrong
Your love is your life

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