Cell Block Tango

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  • [Broadway Version]

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [All]
    He had it coming
    He had it coming
    He only had himself to blame
    If you'd have been there
    If you'd have seen it

    [Velma]
    I betcha you would have done the same!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    Mona:
    Lipschitz!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [All]
    He had it coming
    He had it coming
    He only had himself to blame
    If you'd have been there
    If you'd have seen it

    [Velma]
    I betcha you would have done the same!

    [Liz]
    Pop

    [Annie]
    Six

    [June]
    Squish

    [Hunyak]
    Uh-Uh

    [Velma]
    Cicero

    [Mona]
    Lipschitz!

    [Liz and Girls]
    You know how people He had it coming
    have these little habits that He had it coming
    get you down. Like Bernie. He only had himself to blame
    Bernie liked to chew gum
    No, not chew. Pop. Well, I If you'd have been there
    came home this one day and If you'd have seen it
    I am really irritated, and I betcha you would
    looking for a little sympathy Have done the same!
    and there's Bernie layin' on He had it coming
    the couch, drinkin' a beer and He had it coming
    chewin'. No, not chewin'. He only had himself to blame
    Popin'. So, I said to him, I If you'd have been there
    said, "Bernie, you pop that If you'd have seen it
    gum one more time..." I betcha you would
    And he did! Have done the same!

    [Liz]
    So I took the shotgun off the wall
    and fired two warning shots..
    ...into his head

    [All]
    He had it coming
    He had it coming
    He only had himself to blame
    If you'd have been there
    If you'd have heard it
    I betcha you would
    Have done the same!

    [Liz]
    I met Ezekiel Young from He had it coming
    Salt Lake City about two years ago He had it coming
    and he told me he was single He only had himself
    and we hit it off right away. To blame
    So, we started living together. If you'd have been there
    He'd go to work, he'd come work, I'd mix If you'd have seen it
    Him a drink, we'd have dinner. Well, it was I betcha you would
    like heaven in two and a half rooms. Have done the same!
    And then I found out, He had it coming
    "Single" he told me? He had it coming
    Single, my ass. Not only was he married. He only had himself
    ...oh, no, he had six wives. To blame
    One of those Mormons, If you'd have been there
    you know. So that night when If you'd have seen it
    he came home. I mixed him I betcha you would
    his drink as usual. Have done the same!

    [Annie]
    You know, some guys just can't hold their arsenic!

    [Girls]
    Hah! He had it coming Pop, Six, Squish, Uh-Uh,
    He had it coming Cicero, Lipschitz!
    He took a flower
    In its prime
    And the he used it Pop, Six, Squish, Uh-Uh,
    And he abused it Cicero, Lipschitz!
    It was a murder
    But not a crime!

    [June]
    Now, I'm standing in the kitchen Pop, Six,
    carvin' up the chicken for dinner, Squish, Uh-Uh,
    minding my own business, Cicero, Lipschitz!
    and in storms my husband Wilbur, Pop, Six,
    in a jealous rage. Squish, Uh-Uh,
    "You been screwin' the milkman," Cicero, Lipschitz!
    he says. He was crazy Pop, Six,
    and he kept on screamin' Squish, Uh-Uh,
    "You been screwin' the milkman," Cicero, Lipschitz!

    [June]
    And then he ran into my knife! He ran into my knife TEN TIMES!

    [All]
    If you'd have been there
    If you'd have seen it
    I betcha you would have done the same!

    [Hunyak]
    (gibberish)

    [June]
    Yeah, but did you do it?
    Hanyak:
    UH UH, not guilty!

    [Velma and Girls]
    My sister, Veronica, and I did this double act He had it coming
    and my husband, Charlie, used to travel He had it coming
    round with us. Now for the last number in He only had
    our act, we did these 20 acrobatic tricks in a Himself
    row, one, two, three, four, five... To blame
    Splits, spread eagles, back flips, flip flops, If you'd have been there
    one right after the other. Well, this one night If you'd have seen it
    we are in Cicero, the three of us, sittin' up I betcha
    in a hotel room, boozin' and havin' a few You would
    laughs and we ran out of ice, Have done
    so I went out to get some. The same!
    I come back, open the door He had
    And there's Veronica and It coming
    Charlie doing Number Seventeen He had -the spread eagle. It coming..

    [Velma]
    Well, I was in such a state of shock, I completely blacked out.
    I can't remember a thing. It wasn't until later, when I was
    washing the blood off my hands I even knew they were dead

    [Girls]
    They had it coming
    They had it coming
    They had it coming all along
    I didn't do it
    But if I'd done it
    How could you tell me that I was wrong?

    [Velma and Girls]
    They had it coming
    They had it coming
    They had it coming
    They had it coming
    They had it coming
    They took a flower
    All along
    In its prime
    I didn't do it
    And then they used it
    But if I'd done it
    And they abused it
    How could you tell me
    It was a murder
    That I was wrong? But not a crime!

    [Mona and Girls]
    I love Alvin Lipschitz He had it coming
    More than I can possibly say. He had it coming
    He was a real artistic guy... He only had
    Sensitive...a painter. Himself t
    But he was troubled. To blame
    He was always trying If you'd have been
    to find himself. There
    He'd go out every night If you'd have seen it
    looking for himself I betcha
    and along the way You would
    he found Ruth, Have done
    Gladys, The same!
    Rosemary and Irving

    [Mona]
    I guess you can say we broke up because of artistic differences.
    He saw himself as alive and I saw him dead

    [All]
    The dirty bum, bum, bum, bum, bum
    The dirty bum, bum, bum, bum, bum

    [Girls]
    They had it comin'
    They had it comin'
    They had it comin'
    They had it comin'
    They had it comin'
    They had it comin'
    All along
    All along
    'Cause if they used us
    'Cause if they used us
    And they abused us
    And they abused us
    How could you tell us
    How could you tell us
    That we were wrong?
    That we were wrong?

    [Velma, June, Hunyak]
    He had it coming
    He had it coming
    He only had
    Himself
    To blame
    If you'd have been there
    If you'd have seen it
    I betcha
    You would
    Have done
    The same!

    [Liz]
    You pop that gum one more time!

    [Annie]
    Single my ass

    [June]
    Ten times!

    [Hunyak]
    Miert csukott Uncle Sam bortonbe

    [Velma]
    Number Seventeen - the spread eagle

    [Mona]
    Artistic differences

    [All]
    I betcha you would have done the same!

    [Announcer]
    And now, Ladies and Gentlemen - the Keeper of the Keys, the
    Countess of the Clink, the Mistress of Murder's row - Matron
    "Mama" Morton! Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind
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