My Favorite Things

Album: The Sound of Music Soundtrack (1965)
  • Raindrops on roses
    And whiskers on kittens
    Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
    Brown paper packages tied up with strings
    These are a few of my favorite things

    Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels
    Doorbells and sleigh bells
    And schnitzel with noodles
    Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings
    These are a few of my favorite things

    Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes
    Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
    Silver-white winters that melt into springs
    These are a few of my favorite things

    When the dog bites
    When the bee stings
    When I'm feeling sad
    I simply remember my favorite things
    And then I don't feel so bad

    Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens
    Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens
    Brown paper packages tied up with strings
    These are a few of my favorite things

    Cream-colored ponies and crisp apple strudels
    Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel with noodles
    Wild geese that fly with the moon on their wings
    These are a few of my favorite things

    Girls in white dresses with blue satin sashes
    Snowflakes that stay on my nose and eyelashes
    Silver white winters that melt into springs
    These are a few of my favorite things

    When the dog bites
    When the bee stings
    When I'm feeling sad
    I simply remember my favorite things
    And then I don't feel so bad Writer/s: Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 4th, 1966 the Supremes performed "My Favorite Things" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    R.I.P. Florence Ballard (1943 - 1976).
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn December 1st, 1969, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass performed "My Favorite Things" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    One year earlier on December 14th, 1968 the band's covered version entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart for a six week stay, peaking at #45...
    R.I.P. Mr. Sullivan (1901 - 1974) and Mr. Alpert will celebrate his 79th birthday this coming March 31st, 2014.
  • Guy from Woodinville, WaOne of the truly great moments in movie musicals.
  • Camille from Toronto, OhJulie Andrews introduced us to this song and did a fine job, but country singer Lorie Morgan does a cover of it on her Christmas album, and I like it even better. Even my teenage son loves it. Beautiful lyrics you can visualize, often gets radio play around Christmastime.
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