High Hopes

Album: All The Way (1959)
Charted: 6 30
  • Next time you're found, with your chin on the ground
    There a lot to be learned, so look around

    Just what makes that little old ant
    Think he'll move that rubber tree plant
    Anyone knows an ant, can't
    Move a rubber tree plant

    But he's got high hopes, he's got high hopes
    He's got high apple pie, in the sky hopes

    So any time you're gettin' low
    'Stead of lettin' go
    Just remember that ant
    Oops, there goes another rubber tree plant
    Oops, there goes another rubber tree plant
    Oops, there goes another rubber tree plant

    When troubles call, and your back's to the wall
    There's a lot to be learned, that wall could fall

    Once there was a silly old ram
    Thought he'd punch a hole in a dam
    No one could make that ram, scram
    He kept buttin' that dam

    'Cause he had high hopes, he had high hopes
    He had high apple pie, in the sky hopes

    So any time you're feelin' bad
    'Stead of feelin' sad
    Just remember that ram
    Oops, there goes a billion kilowatt dam
    Oops, there goes a billion kilowatt dam
    Oops, there goes a billion kilowatt dam

    All problem's just a toy balloon
    They'll be bursted soon
    They're just bound to go pop
    Oops, there goes another problem kerplop
    Oops, there goes another problem kerplop
    Oops, there goes another problem kerplop, kerlpop Writer/s: JIMMY VAN HEUSEN, SAMMY CAHN
    Publisher: BARTON MUSIC CORPORATION
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Daevid from Glendale, CaGreat old song. Love it.
  • Dan C Pants from Springfield, PaWas routinely sang by Hall of Fame Broadcaster Harry Kalas during the 1993 Philadelphia Phillies season.
  • Mcgillycuddy from Houston, TxHow many children were in the choir when they taped the song?
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