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The Rhythm Of Life Cy Coleman

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dad - dy start-ed out in San Fran - cis - co, toot-in' on a trum - pet loud and mean

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Sud-den-ly a voice said: "Go forth, dad - dy, spread the pic -ture on a wid - er screen." and the

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voice said: "Dad - dy, there's a mil - lion pi - geons wait - in' to be hooked on new re - li - gions,
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Dad - dy go, go, go, go.

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hit the road dad-dy, leave your com-mon-law wife, spread the re-li-gion of the rhy-thm of life." and the b
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Tell them ev - 'ry - thing you know.


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rhy-thm of life is a pow - er-ful beat, puts a tin-gle in your fin-gers and a tin-gle in your feet

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Dal 3` rit.To feel the rhy-thm of life, to feel the pow - er-ful beat

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rhy - thm in your bed - room, rhy - thm in the street, yes, the

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to feel the tin - gle in your fin - gers,

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rhy-thm of life is a pow - er - ful beat! Oh, the - pow - er - ful beat!


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to feel the tin - gle in your feet tin-gle in your feet.

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thing you know.
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dad - dy spread the gos - pel in Mil - wau - kee, took his walk - ie talk - ie to Rock - y Ridge.

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Dad-dy was a new sen-sa-tion, got him-self a con-gre-ga-tion, built up quite an op-er-a-tion down be - low.

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Dad-dy was a new sen - sa - tion got him-self a con-gre - ga-tion

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With a pie - eyed pip - er blow - ing, while the mus - ca - tel wasflow-ing,

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Withthepieeyed
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- allthecatswerego-go-go-ing down be-low.

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builtup quite an op - er - a - tion down be - low.

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all thecats were go - go - go - ing down be - low.
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Hit the floor and crawl to dad dy! Hit the flor and crawl to Dad dy!

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Take a dive and swim to dad dy! Take a dive and swim to Dad dy!

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Flip your wings and fly to dad - dy! Flip your wings and fly to Dad - dy!

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hit the floor and crawl to Dad dy! Crawl, crawl crawl to Dad - dy!

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Take a dive and swim to Dad dy! swim, swim
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Flip your wings and fly to Dad - dy! Fly, fly, fly to Dad - dy!

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do do do do do wee dowee
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do - wee do - wee do - wee do - wee

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do do do do doweedoweedowee, do do wee doweedoweedo. doweedoweedo.Andthe

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doweeda dadoweedada doweeda da do - wee, doweeda dadoweedada doweedoweedo doweedoweedo.

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do - wee do - wee do - wee do. do.
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rhy-thm of life is a pow - er-ful beat, puts a tin-gle in your fin-gers and a tin-gle in your feet

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To feel the rhy-thm of life, to feel the pow - er-ful beat

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Dad - dy go, go, go, go

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rhy - thm in your bed - room, rhy - thm in the street, yes, the

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to feel the tin - gle in your fin - gers,

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Tell them ev - - 'ry -

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rhy-thm of life is a pow - er - ful beat! Oh, the - pow - er - ful beat!

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to feel the tin - gle in your feet tin-gle in your feet

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thing you know.
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To feel the rhy-thm of life, to feel the pow-er - ful beat,

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To feel the

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rhy-thm of life, to feel the pow-er - ful beat,

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To feel the rhy-thm of life, to feel the pow-er - ful beat,



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to feel the rhy - thm in your fin - gers, to feel the tin - gle in your

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to feel the rhy - thm in your fin - gers, to feel the tin - gle in your

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to feel the rhy - thm in your fin - gers, to feel the tin - gle in your

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feet.

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feet.

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Flip yourwings and fly to dad-dy take a dive and swim to dad-dy hit the floor and crawl to dad-dy

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dad-dy,we'vegot the rhy-thm of life, of life, of life, of life, yeah, yeah, yeah, man!

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dad-dy,we'vegot the rhy-thm of life, of life, of life, of life, yeah, yeah, yeah, man!

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dad-dy,we'vegot the rhy-thm of life, of life, of life, of life, yeah, yeah, yeah, man!