Anything You Can Do

Album: Annie Get Your Gun (1946)
  • Anything you can do,
    I can do better
    I can do anything
    Better than you

    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can,
    Yes, I can!

    Anything you can be
    I can be greater
    Sooner or later,
    I'm greater than you

    No, you're not Yes, I am
    No, you're not Yes, I am
    No, you're NOT! Yes, I am
    Yes, I am!

    I can shoot a partridge
    With a single cartridge
    I can get a sparrow
    With a bow and arrow
    I can live on bread and cheese
    And only on that?
    Yes
    So can a rat!
    Any note you can reach
    I can go higher
    I can sing anything
    Higher than you
    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I CAN!

    Anything you can buy
    I can buy cheaper
    I can buy anything
    Cheaper than you

    Fifty cents?
    Forty cents! Thirty cents?
    Twenty cents! No, you can't!
    Yes, I can,
    Yes, I can!
    Anything you can say
    I can say softer
    I can say anything
    Softer than you
    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can
    YES, I CAN! (Full volume)
    I can drink my liquor
    Faster than a flicker
    I can drink it quicker
    And get even sicker!
    I can open any safe
    Without bein' caught?
    Sure
    That's what I thought--
    you crook!
    Any note you can hold
    I can hold longer
    I can hold any note
    Longer than you

    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can
    Yes, I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I-I No, you C-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-A-N'T--
    CA-A-A-A-N!
    Yes, you ca-a-a-an!

    Anything you can wear
    I can wear better
    In what you wear
    I'd look better than you
    In my coat?
    In your vest! In my shoes?
    In your hat! No, you can't!
    Yes, I can
    Yes, I CAN!
    Anything you say
    I can say faster
    I can say anything
    Faster than you
    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can Noyoucan't
    Yes I can!
    I can jump a hurdle
    I can wear a girdle
    I can knit a sweater
    I can fill it better!
    I can do most anything!
    Can you bake a pie? No
    Neither can I
    Anything you can sing
    I can sing sweeter
    I can sing anything
    Sweeter than you
    No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't
    Yes, I can No, you can't, can't, can't
    Yes, I can, can, can

    Yes, I can! No, you can't!

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