Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'

Album: Oklahoma! (1943)
  • There's a bright golden haze on the meadow
    There's a bright golden haze on the meadow
    The corn is as high as an elephant's eye
    And it looks like it's climbing clear up to the sky
    Oh, what a beautiful mornin'
    Oh, what a beautiful day
    I've got a beautiful feeling
    Everything's going my way
    All the cattle are standing like statues
    All the cattle are standing like statues
    They don't turn their heads as they see me ride by
    But a little brown maverick is winking her eye
    Oh, what a beautiful mornin'
    I've got a beautiful feeling
    Everything's going my way
    All the sounds of the earth are like music
    All the sounds of the earth are like music
    The breeze is so busy, it don't miss a tree
    And an old weeping willow is laughing at me
    Oh, what a beautiful mornin'
    Oh, what a beautiful day
    I've got a beautiful feeling
    Everything's going my way
    Oh, what a beautiful day

Comments: 1

  • Frederic from VirginiaThe show opens with a woman in the middle of the stage churning butter. The song is sung by Curly off-stage. It is a startling way to begin a musical in those days and provides a hint as to the ground-breaking musical to come.
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