Accentuate The Positive
Words:Johnny Mercer
Music:Harold Arlen
Performed By:  Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby (1945), The Andrews Sisters (1945), Ella Fitzgerald, Willie Nelson
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You've got to accentuate the positive,
Eliminate the negative,
And latch on to the affirmative,
Don't mess with Mister In-Between.

You've got to spread joy up to the maximum
Bring gloom down to the minimum
Have faith or pandemonium's
Li'ble to walk upon the scene.

To illustrate  my last remark
Jonah in the whale, Noah in the ark.
What did they do just when ev'rything looked so dark?

Man, they said "We'd better accentuate the positive
"Eliminate the negative
"And latch on to the affirmative -
Don't mess with Mister In-Between, no, no, 
Don't mess with Mister In-Between."
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