Guys And Dolls
Words:Frank Loesser
Music:Frank Loesser
Performed By:  Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin
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Written by:  Frank Loesser
Arranged By:  Nelson Riddle ? Bill Loose ? Bill Loose
With Dean Martin
From the Album:  The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings
From the Film:  Guys And Dolls  (1955)
Label:  Samuel Goldwyn Productions ? Reprise - Reprise
Recorded:  March 1, 1955 - July 18, 1963 - July 25, 1963
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Benny:  Nathan, I cannot believe that a number one businessman like you
Has fallen in love with his own fianc?e.
Nathan:  Alright, so Adelaide is my weakness, can't you be tolerant that I should have a weakness?
Because this weakness is a sad condition that affects guys all over the world?.
Look, what's playing at the Roxy?
I'll tell you what's playing in the Roxy.
A picture about a Minnesota man so in love with a Mississippi girl,
That he sacrifices everything and moves all the way to Malacksy.
That's what's playing at the Roxy.
Benny:  What's in the daily news?  I'll tell what's in the daily news.
Story about a guy who bought his wife a small ruby,
With what otherwise would have been his union dues.
That's what's on the daily news.
Nicely:  What's happening all over? I'll tell you what is happening all over.
Guys sitting home before the television set who used to be something of a rover.
That is what's happening all over.
All:  What is the thing that has licked 'em?
Nathan:  And it looks like I am just another victim.
 
Yes sir, when you see a guy reach for stars in the sky,
You can bet that he's doing it for some doll
When you spot a john waiting out in the rain,
Chances are he's insane, as only a john can be for a jane.
When you meet a gent paying all kinds of rent
For a flat that could flatten the Taj Mahal,
Call it bad, call it funny, but it's better than even money,
That's the guy that's only doing it for some doll.
When you see a Joe, saving half of his dough,
You can bet they'll be minting it for some doll,
When a bum buys wine like a bum can't afford,
It's a cinch that the bum is under the thumb of some little broad
When you meet a mug lately out of the jug,
And he's still lifting platinum for the roll,
Call its hell, call it heaven, it's a probable twelve to seven
That's a guy that's only doing it for some doll.
(musical interlude)
When you see a sport and his cash has run short,
You can bet that he's been blowing it on some doll,
When a guy wears tails with the front gleaming white,
Who the heck do you think he's tickling pink on a Saturday night,
When the lazy slob gets a good steady job
And he smells from Vitalis and Barbasol
Call it dumb, call it clever, ah but you keep on forever,
That's a guy that's only doing it for some doll, some doll, some doll,
That's a guy that's only doing it for some doll.
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