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by Tor & Lisa

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Shine 03:17
Shine By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser What have I done What was I thinking I must be out of my mind To get on a boat that’s clearly sinking Like a deer in the headlights Freaked, scared and stuck With the impossible task of saving a town that’s down on its luck I wanna run Where no one can find me Fade into the crowd Where it’s noisy and loud in New York City I could leave this place forever Get into my car and go But a tiny little voice in the back of my head says no I need a sign To point me in the right direction A life that I design A world where I won’t face rejection And if all the stars align I could shine Maybe I’m close Maybe this is a test To get back on the horse, stay the course and hope for the best. I can see down the road There are mountains to climb The sun is going down and I’m running out of time I’ve got nothing to lose I might as well just jump in Get into the game ready to aim and shoot for a win I can forget the past Bounce back and rebound ‘Cause a tiny little voice in the back of my head says stick around, ‘cause This is a sign I'm heading in the right direction A life that I design Where I no longer fear rejection And if all the stars align I could Shine I’ll stop the voice that keeps reminding me of my mistakes And be found out that I don’t have what it takes But I do And I can ‘Cause my destiny awaits Right here, right now Standing just outside the gates With everything on the line This is my chance to shine Shine Shine Shine
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My One and Only By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser Lou: You’re a man of science With a knack for calculation So you’ve probably deduced that We’re the worst combination We make a bad hypothesis For coronary fusion But this theory can’t be tested So I’ve drawn my own conclusion You’re my one and only Just for tonight You’re my mister right now ‘Til morning light You’re my Cinderfella Till twelve o’clock You can row this boat all night Whaddyasay, Doc? You’re my one and only Under the moon You’re my speeding comet That’s gone too soon You’re my shooting star Wherever you may land You’ll always be my one and only One night stand Doc: You’re my one and only Lady on the lake You’re my last hurrah The icing on the cake You’re my sleeping beauty Well worth the wait Who knew that this would be Our first and final date You’re my one and only Blue eyed southern belle You’re my lucky penny In a wishing well You’re the pot of gold I’ll never hold in my hand but You’ll always be my one and only One night stand Doc: Are you sure about this? Lou: Let’s not think about it Let’s not ponder what could be Let’s not talk about the future Or even say “let’s see” Let’s not focus on what’s not “cause let’s face it” Tonight is all we’ve got Both: You’re my one and only Just for tonight A one hit wonder By candlelight You’re the rock to my roll You’re the heart to my soul And at least for right now we won’t ever be lonely My one and only!
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A Lady 02:25
A Lady By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser Go! Be gone you savage brute! Run to your mother in your hand-me-down suit. You’ll never be, good enough for me, Me voilà! Blanche Dubois, A lady. J’ai, qu’est ce que c’est…le savoir faire. I deserve a millionaire The bourgeoisie will never catch me, Me voilà! Blanche Dubois, A lady___ Doesn’t give herself away To any Joe on any day, S’il vous plaît. I’ve been to Paris in June, Sailed on a yacht with a Greek tycoon, You see, I’m a lady Fitted with furs and diamond lapels, Danced with messieurs and mademoiselles. That was me, A lady__ Doesn’t ever cross the line Drinking beer instead of wine Filthy swine! I won’t live in a zoo Surrounded by monkeys I bid them adieu. That’s not me, I’m a lady A gentleman caller will give me reprieve And sweep me away with great joie de vivre He’ll see, I’m a lady. A lady! Older now, beauty fades Dim the lights and shut the shades. Broken heart, no one see, Me voilà, Blanche Dubois, A lady.
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Dirty Daddy 02:52
Dirty Daddy By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser Andy: Maybe we could just hold hands first. Melissa: You’re so very sweet Yes incredibly sweet, like the top of a crème brulée! You’re so very kind Yes, incredibly kind But you’re kindness can kiss my behind-ness Cause I’m not looking to hold your hand I just need you to understand Every girl wants a dirty daddy, To be a little rougher, act a little tougher Every girl, wants a dirty daddy So take off your belt, and make me suffer Pow, Boom, Ka-Wow! Andy: I think I understand You don’t have to tell me twice You want a little reprimand We’re gonna need to talk about your grades, young lady! Melissa: close, but no dice! Every girl wants a dirty daddy To be a tad obscener with his Oscar Mayer wiener Every girl wants a dirty daddy So make an arrest and I’ll be your misdemeanor Andy: You wouldn’t really get arrested for a misdemeanor…maybe a felony… Melissa: You’re the big bad man in charge You’ve got the gun I’ll bet it’s extra large So lock and load, get the show on the road, And let’s have some fun How about you let the prisoner out of your pants? Andy: I just think I’m not quite ready Melissa: Then tell me what would do the trick Andy: Maybe if you promise that we could go steady Melissa: Then you’d fin-a-lly show me your… Andy: Could we just talk for a while? Melissa: I’ll talk. You listen. Every girl wants a dirty daddy To stand at attention and lastly did I mention Every girl wants a dirty daddy To crack her code Light a fire And make her explode With desire Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock, tick tock Andy: Maybe we should try this another day Melissa: Because your dirty daddy isn’t ready to play.
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Fallen Star 03:52
Fallen Star By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser R: What happens to a star that’s fallen? Do all the wishes vanish in thin air? I wonder if anybody cares B: You must have traveled so far to get here So far away from home and yet nowhere I wonder if anybody cares R: I can touch a star tonight One that fell and lost its light B: Maybe it came through the milky way The northern lights were hoping it would stay R: Why did you run so far from home? What were you expecting to see? The sky is missing a star Is anybody missing me? B: Someone should try to come and find you You’ve been lost for thousands of years Waiting patiently Is anybody waiting for me? B: What do I do without a star to guide me, R: Where do I go when the sky is turning black? Both: The home that I knew isn’t there anymore Why would I ever go back If I had one wish I would wish to belong somewhere (IN A ROUND) B: I can touch a star tonight Maybe it came through the milky way The northern lights were hoping it would stay R: One that fell and lost its light Maybe it came through the milky way The northern lights were hoping it would stay B: I can touch a star tonight Maybe it came through the milky way The northern lights were hoping it would stay R: One that fell and lost its light Both: If I had one wish I’d wish on a fallen star
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83 Steps 03:33
83 Steps By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser His room Their house A cot is not a bed No space No rest A shoe thrown at my head Overhearing conversations That I’m the source of their frustrations Missing all the things I used to know... Glow stars On my ceiling A song about Major Tom Smelling of cigarettes Laughing With my mom Maybe I would be okay If I could make it home today And looking out this window I can see It’s Just 83 Steps away Mismatched chairs and quotes clipped and taped to the fridge A walk around the lake Daybreak Scavenging and finding olds cogs and wheels That life was real A shooting star I wish I could go back in time Spacesuit Engine’s on Brave and strong That’s what they’d say If I could just go 83 steps away, away... I see a light in her window Her silhouette through the shade Is this a dream where I’ll wake up and find she’s not there But I don’t care It’ll be okay In just 83 steps away, Away Out the door 83 steps Across the field 83 steps Through the woods 83 steps Jump the fence 83 steps I’m almost home, follow the light (83 steps) I believe this is the night (83 steps) I’ll be free it’s finally up to me in 83 Only 83 steps away
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Penny in a Stream (Clare’s Song) By Tor Hyams and Lisa Rothauser Verse I thought I saw your eyes, on someone else’s face On the lower east side between Orchard and Allen There were stars in the sky And a DJ spinning Journey. Where you said goodbye for the last time. Pre chorus And Oh, you played it smart I’m the one that fell apart I can still hear you laughing. Chorus Try it all, jump to fall, Never looking down. Born to fly In the light Never touch the ground I saw your reflection in a dream Like a penny in a stream. Verse A chill was in the air, the end of December We thought we’d live forever, angels in the snow You held my hand and said you’d be okay You were moving to LA in the new year Pre chorus And Oh, you played it smart I’m the one that fell apart I can still hear you laughing. Chorus Try it all, jump to fall, Never looking down. Born to fly In the light Never touch the ground I saw your reflection in a dream Like a penny in a stream. Bridge (“Home….”) If I had three wishes, this is what they’d be… A pair of wings so I could fly with you. A second chance to be happy And lastly, I wish I could see your face Chorus Try it all, jump to fall, Never looking down. Born to fly In the light Never touch the ground Try it all, jump to fall, Never looking down. Born to fly In the light Never touch the ground You walked the line, Wasted no time, You were born to shine, Unseen…. Like a penny in a stream.
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DAMNED IF I DO By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser I’m ready to see my mother again it’ll be okay Not even she could bring me down no not today I’ll put on a smile I’ll hold up my chin Another chance to begin My room hasn’t changed, not one bit, in twenty years Down to the lacquer furniture we bought from Sears She doesn’t try She doesn’t bend And nothing seems to work out in the end ‘Cause I’m damned if I do And I’m damned if I don’t When I say I would She says she won’t So I go and I go and I go and I go until she says stop Always waiting for the other shoe to drop The ups and downs, the highs and lows were all I knew And every conversation left me black and blue There’s no way in There’s no way out But there’s one thing I know without a doubt That I’m damned if I do And I’m damned if I don’t When I say I would She says she won’t So I go and I go and I go and I go until she says stop Always waiting for Always waiting for the other shoe to drop
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Unreal 03:29
Running late for another date Another charity event to tell the world we matter What to wear. "shit," I gottaʼ dry my hair Did my dress shrink in the wash or am I getting fatter My roots are getting grayer And my face could use an extra layer of collagen Is that a double chin...”fuck!” Thomas: Sweety, are you ready? Maya: Not yet Thomas: What's your ETD? Maya: Don't rush me! God I swear He can be so unfair It takes no time for a man to be dressed and ready... "okay" Make up's good Looking like a trophy should I need a second glass of wine for my hand to steady Been questioning my morals A lifetime filled with quarrels is where we are Have we really only come this far? Who is that reflection Staring back at me, Where did she go that Girl from St. Louie I don't know why or how I got to feel That girl... So unreal. Thomas: So...Is that's what youʼre wearing? Maya: Uh, yeah. Thomas: Donʼt you think that dress is a little slutty? Maya: Um...I think it shrunk Thomas: Itʼs not appropriate Maya: Ok. Iʼll change. Here I go puttinʼ on another show Another game of make believe and I know my role The perfect wife in the perfect life I made a deal with the devil and sold my soul Thomas: Letʼs Go. I needed his protection Become his projection a fantasy Under lock and key Who is that reflection Staring back at me Where did she go that Girl from St. Louie, I don't know why or how I got to feel That girl... So unreal. So unreal I sleepwalk through my day And dream of running away I see a bird Whoʼs locked in a cage Sheʼs wants to be free But sheʼs afraid Open the door Say goodbye To that girl Time to fly
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Anywhere But Here By Tor Hyams & Lisa Neubauer S’s daughter: I could do anything but this I've gotten through before I've paid so many dues I've slammed and locked my door All of my instincts say to run away But I'm stuck in that apartment every single day I'd rather find a way to disappear and go... Anywhere but here Interlude H2’s son: What's the point of doing homework Washing dishes or staying after school I don’t even drink at parties I always follow the rules I know more than they think I know what I just heard They say that they love me But I know love is more than just a word S’s daughter: Oh oh oh Oh oh oh H2’s son: Oh oh oh Oh oh oh S’s daughter: I would be anyone but me Given half the chance They talk about love I’d rather have romance All I’ve ever done is what they’ve told me too And now that’s all gone so what am I s’posed to do I need to find a way to disappear and go... Anywhere but here S’s daughter: All alone Oh oh oh So alone H2’s son: They promised to stay together That love was in their heart But they don’t try to make it better Can’t they see it’s tearing me apart S’s daughter: All alone Oh oh oh So alone H2’s son: It doesn’t matter what they say All the excuses I don’t even care It’s all fucked up no point in listening I’d rather be anywhere S’s daughter: Anywhere… Anything but this H2’s son: all alone S’s daughter: Anyone but me Anytime but now H2’s son: Alone!! S’s daughter: Anyplace … Both But how can I Go anywhere Be anyone Do anything Anywhere but here
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I Hate Chicago By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser What was I thinking Why did I let her go Just to go to a job I already did in Chicago Yeah. I’m heading home now. I can get the six a.m out. I can still smell her hair From when we hugged goodbye Wondering why I'm not just staying here We’re shooting inside now? Of course. She hates natural light. Hold on... Will this phone call ever end? Minutes, hours How long has it been? I don't think I can take much more Every moment that passes My heart hits the floor and I gotta get out of here Make an excuse Jump out of this car She couldn't have gotten too far I bet I could catch her If I didn't have to go to Chicago I can't wait 'til Friday That's when I see her again I'll take her to dinner A walk in the park on Friday Stay there..what? Through Friday?! Hold on. Let me check my schedule. Fuck! I can tell him I’ve got plans That I just can't break He'll understand. If it was any other day, sorry, but... I can't do Friday. So listen I have to go I'm almost home Gotta get off the phone I'll call you when I land And we'll hit the ground running I know that we can....so I'll see you in Chicago. Oh...no... I hate Chicago I can’t stand to get on one more plane I hate Chicago This trip is really messin’ with my brain ‘Cause it's in between here and there, In the middle of nowhere All because, she's not in... Chicago! I hate Chicago They can have their bulls and their bears Lakeshore drive is a parking lot The windy city is not that hot And fuck Wrigley Field...nobody cares! I really really really hate Chicago! The last place in the world I wanna be A big old lake and a theater scene They got the blues and two baseball teams Truth be told, Chicago's not so bad... But there's one thing Chicago doesn't have She's not in Chicago That's why I hate Chicago I can’t go to Chicago
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Stealing Time By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser BEN: Light filled the room And then you appeared You smiled and moved closer Like walking trough a picture perfect moment with you But that was before I knew You touched my hand And ran through my eyes And laughed just like a child Saw right through my disguise So I took it as a sign Two hearts stealing time The perfect crime I saw you in a dream MAYA: I heard you call my name BEN: Echoes of beauty MAYA: The smile on your face looked straight into my soul MAYA/BEN: And took away the pain MAYA: I was so lost Left all alone I slipped through the cracks 'Til you led me home And despite all the warnings and signs MAYA/BEN: We're stealing time The perfect crime Stealing time The perfect crime ‘Cause all these years I was slowly dying Not living just surviving Holding on, hoping you'd arrive Stealing time The perfect crime Stealing time The perfect crime Stealing time
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Out in the Open By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser BEN: One chair at the table now One man to manage somehow But I'll find my way Traffic moves, a city speaks A baby cries, a faucet leaks The music of a new day Getting nearer So much clearer The sky’s a deeper shade of blue Now after all that we've been through I'm on my way to you Laughing Playing Believing You are enough and there is… Daylight Sunshine Waiting Anticipating All that till now was unspoken Out in the open MAYA: One alarm clock rang today One blanket to pull away Half the bed is made Take a breath, rising up Coffee's on, a single cup And I feel the sun through the shade Any second Any moment Today is so long overdue Now after all that we've been through I'm on my way to you Smiling Dreaming Believing You are enough and there is… Daylight Sunshine Waiting Anticipating All that 'til now was unspoken Out in the open BEN/MAYA: Two lives One heart Together Feels like the first time We are seeing, believing It's finally the real thing No more deceiving Leaving the past Leaving the past Unfrozen Awakened Breathing Out in the open Daylight Sunshine Waiting Anticipating All that till now was unspoken Out in the open
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Drive 02:32
Drive By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser There he goes On his own A man in the making A world for the taking There he goes, Down the road. Feeling alive, Foot on the pedal, Hands on the wheel and Drive. There he goes, Chasing the wind I wonder if i could feel that way again There he goes, Heart beating fast Making his way Ready to go and take on the day and Drive Just drive Anything seemed possible back then, And dreams fell from trees back then, I used to believe back then I'm gonna be the man i was back then, No more waiting and wanting and could have's and what if's And should have's that might have been No more swerving and turning and crashing and burning or wishing for back then Here i go My foot is on the pedal Here i go My hands are on the wheel And i'm alive, It's time to drive Time to drive It's time to drive Time to drive
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What Happens Now By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser I got up early for a flight that afternoon I packed my bags, kissed my wife like I always do She didn’t have the nerve to say what we both already know We’re stuck and I couldn’t wait to go I adjusted my watch to central standard time Dropped my bags, took a walk and sat in the park for awhile I saw a woman crying on the phone She said "it's never enough I feel all alone" What happens now She lost her way She knew he couldn't take away her pain She never cried She pushed it down She needed to keep both feet on the ground I went back to my hotel and watched TV But it was lonely there so I went downstairs and ordered a drink A business man sat next to me and began to complain Don't remember the last time I laughed, ain't that a shame? I couldn't sleep at all though it was late So I went to the Duane Reade 'cause they had a pill to take The man who worked the counter said his name was Ben He once had a dream but never again What happens now He lost his way He knew he couldn't take away the pain He didn't try There wasn't time We shared a name but we didn't share a life But right at that moment something inside of me died And I cried The women in the park afraid to be alone The man at the bar who couldn't laugh The guy at the Duane Reade who gave up on his dream That's Ben. That's me. What happens now I lost my way I pushed out all the sadness and the pain God only knows There's only today There's no turning back now no more running away What happens now
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Not Too Late 01:55
Not Too Late By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser MAYA: One click BEN: What are you waiting for? MAYA: Don’t rush me...I’m...setting my speed. MAYA: One push of a button BEN: Let’s start with the lady working the hot dog cart. MAYA: Yep. Uh uh. BEN: Focus, aim and shoot Did you catch that shadow across her face MAYA: Damn, I was too late And look at those two, they’re in love BEN: Ah, just missed it MAYA: Now you’re too late MAYA/BEN: But if you’re paying attention You can grab the ultimate shot And in your sights you’ve caught a fleeting moment of fate Get it before it’s too late BEN: Wait don’t move I’m almost there MAYA: Hey, that wasn’t fair BEN: You look great MAYA: Not bad, I guess, but I wish I had done my hair MAYA/BEN: It’s almost that time of the afternoon when the sun’s in the perfect spot At four o’clock on the dot you’ll see it’s well worth the wait Get it before it’s too late BEN: Adjust your aperture MAYA: Make it blurry BEN: Onto the next MAYA: Come on let’s hurry The sun’s going down BEN: Let’s walk to the edge Ready to fall Take a leap of faith To have it all It’s not too late MAYA: It's not too late It's not too late MAYA/BEN: It's not too late It's not too late
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Say Hello 02:40
Say Hello By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser BEN: What a party, look at all these people Everyone has someone else, but I'm here alone I've gotta' break out if I'm gonna' try and start over Why is it so hard for me just to say hello? MAYA: Looking around I recognize so many faces Yesterday wasn't so long ago The daily routine seems to always get in the way Why didn't I just reach out and say hello? BEN/MAYA: I'm overhearing a series of conversations Happily married, two kids, and a 401k On paper it all looks so perfect and tied in a bow If that's all it took to be happy I would have been happier long ago Craving direction Finding connection Between who I am and the me that I used to be Keeping the promise to listen to my heart Never let it go And now it's time to step up, step out It's time to let go A moment, a look or a touch is just the beginning Beginning to learn how to trust in today There's more than one way to start over and make an impression It's never too late to be happy right now I know that my heart could be happy somehow It's probably closer than I even know Maybe it starts with a simple… Hello!
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A Good Day 03:25
A Good Day By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser Have a good day See you later It'll be okay There’s a million things to do So I guess I’ll be on my way Maybe the gym For a spin class P90x Could tighten my ass What am I thinking. I haven’t exercised in fifteen years, never mind getting on a bike. I am hungry. I can work out after I eat. Time for lunch Call the ladies I have a hunch They'll have a bloody mary that is waiting just for me But I never used to drink at noon Or worry how I held a spoon I guess I'm really livin' out the dream Well it sure beats waiting tables back in queens Hey, Sarah. I’m on my way. I thought I was picking you up. Oh. Okay, well, I guess I’ll just go to the store and grab something for dinner. See you at home. I love this store It's my fairway Who could ask for more? You're outta fish and chicken What the fuck is wrong with you?! “Sorry...I'm really sorry.” I never used to act like this Why do I care if they're out of fish Have I really changed this much How'd I get so out of touch? Maybe livin’ the dream isn't what it seems The seven train to Jackson Heights Smelling Chinese food all night I'm missing my fifth floor walk up back in queens
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I Never Jumped At All (Jeannie’s Song) By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser I never met a person who could honestly say They’re completely together, In every way, that’s crap. No one has a map, or a crystal ball, Sometimes you jump Sometimes you fall I should know, I’ve never jumped at all When I was a little girl, all I wanted to do was sing, And more than anything I loved the King and I___ Was running around the house, playing Anna, dancing One, two, three, one, two three One, two three, one two three. Then into the room my mother came and said, Go to sleep. It’s time for bed. As soon as I turned eighteen, I was free. So I got in my car and drove to New York City. With a fifty dollar bill and my lucky shoes I had nothing to lose I was ready to pay my dues And then I got the call that changed everything. So I came home Because they told me to I came home ‘Cause that’s what daughters do And even though I never really got the chance To fall in love with the King, I still love to dance, But my lucky shoes are hanging on the wall, And I’m still afraid, I may never jump…at all.
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I'm A Man 02:31
I’m A Man By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser I’m a man Not a boy The real McCoy And that is certain I’m a man I’ve stayed the course I’ll never tell, Or raise the curtain I’m a man And I enjoy Relations With a woman I know I can Cause I’m a man. A man A man Has no fear A man never sheds a tear I’m not queer But I’m here Cause I’m a man A man never walks away He gets the job done by end of the day Stays in control But willing to fight for the good of the whole And so I’m left, in command This is my chance to come out, and take a stand If someone would hold my hand. I will come out One day for sure There’s just so much I can endure That’s the plan And anyway They’ll know someday That I’M A MAN!!!!
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Broke 02:23
Broke By Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser Verse: Cop: We may not be sophisticated folk, from Paris or Manhattan Cab Driver: We may not speak with fancy words in French, or in Latin. Cop: CD: We don’t look like movie stars, or dance like Fred Astaire, CD/Cop: But that’s neither here nor there…cause we’re A Broke We got no money Ain’t it funny How we just keep getting by From high to low and low to high A We’re broke But it doesn’t matter I hear the pitter patter Both: Something is a foot We might be down but dare I say we’re not caput B Cop: CD: The well to do walk down the avenue “la di da!” Buying everything in the finest stores on cue CD: Wouldn’t you? Cop: Yes, I would CD: Me too! Cop: But anyone can afford a smile that’s our currency CD: Even me? Cop: Yes you! CD: Well, how do you do! BOTH: Lend me a smoke and I’ll tell you a joke A We’re b.r.o.k.e and we’re Slap happy Even when our day is crappy COP We forget our trouble CD have a drink COP I’ll take a double A We’re bro-o-o-o-o-o-o-ke It’s our condition Doesn’t take a mathematician Cop: To multiply a zero CD: Add none Cop: And then you’re done B Cop: There’s more to life than having lots of dough CD: Like what? Cop: Like chums CD: What do ya know!? Cop: And I’d rather drink a beer than a Bordeaux CD: “Well, I’d prefer a chardonnay myself!” Cop: CD: ‘Cause anyone can be a pal it doesn’t cost a thing Cop: Ba da boom CD: Ba da Bing Cop: We’re friends CD: Ca-ching BOTH: Simple folk just sharing a coke ‘cause we’re A Broke CD: Not down Cop: Flying high BOTH: ‘Cause we’re birds of a feather We stick together But any way you spin it, cover up or even skin it We could even mickey finn it, or take it on the chin it might be fine to try and pin it on our distant next of kin which might alleviate a stroke and as long as we don’t croak We’ll still be a proud and broke!
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Broadway in the Finger Lakes! By Tor Hyams and Lisa Rothauser I’ve thought long and hard for ‘bout a year About a way to kick this town high gear An now I’ve finally come up with a plan And I know we can do it, oh yes we can! But rather than just talk the talk I’m gonna walk the walk And they’ll remember where it all began Who’s gonna remember? The whole goddam world. That’s who! I know we got what it takes To get Broadway in the Finger Lakes It’s our time for heaven’s sakes Clap your hands if you give two shakes for Broadway in the Finger Lakes Sounds great, but what’s the plan? I’m a tell you. Listen up! Step one, rehabilitation Step two, a new accommodation Smack dab in the middle of town We’ll all be getting’ down At the Happy Go Lucky Theatre destination. I don’t get it. Ed: Picture this! Step three, a celebration A black tie, jubilation Red carpet under our feet Spread the word, turn up the heat, The news will spread like fire, throughout the nation! Press: Can I quote you on that Mr. Trader? Dick: Quote me? Sing it with me! Hit it! I know we got what it takes (What it takes!) To get Broadway in the Finger Lakes (Finger Lakes!) It’s our time for heaven’s sakes Clap your hands if you give two shakes for Broadway in the Finger Lakes Linda: Ya know it’s a little far-fetched. But if you wanna believe in Santy Clause then.. Ed: Exactly Linda! For those who don’t believe Close your eyes and conceive Set your sights on a brighter day I do perceive What we can achieve When Auburn meets the Great White Way! Noah built the ark without a doubt And the lord just sailed him right on out to The promised land…you understand that’s what I’m talkin about Let’s give it our best shot It’s time to raise the stakes Gimme all you got Until your heart breaks… For Broadway in the Finger Lakes I know we got what it takes To get Broadway in the Finger Lakes It’s our time for heaven’s sakes Clap your hands if you give two shakes for Broadway in the Finger Lakes Ahh babycakes! We’re getting’ tax breaks! We’ll be eatin’ T bone steaks! We gonna get double takes! Chocolate milkshakes! The pie my mama bakes! HEH!

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These are the musical theatre compositions of Tor Hyams & Lisa Rothauser

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released October 21, 2015

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Tor Hyams Los Angeles, California

Grammy® nominated songwriter and producer Tor Hyams has over 20 years of experience in the music, film and television industries, from writing and performing his own material to producing world-class recording artists, live music festivals for children, short films and digital programming, and composing dozens of scores for both film and television. ... more

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