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The Four Seasons Lyrics
"Mack The Knife"

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When you hear he's here tonight
We know you're gonna flip
He's hot, he's cool, he's swinging full
He's everything that's hip
Small charm, sex appeal
And the newest rocking sound
Because the band he has
Plays all that jazz
Like no other band around

My name is Mack the Knife and I'm the leader of the band
Because I found my other life was getting out of hand
The guns went bang, my friends would hang
And violence I can't stand
So I gave up all that bloodshed and formed myself a band

Oh they used to call him Mack the Knife
He'd cut you into bits
People that he used to hit now rush to buy his hits
The man that made your body cold
The meanest guy in town
Now plays at all the better spots
Thanks to Lucy Brown

Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear
And it shows them pearly white
Just a jackknife has old MacHeath, babe
And he keeps it, ah, out of sight
Ya know when that shark bites with his teeth, babe
Scarlet billows start to spread
Fancy gloves, oh, wears old MacHeath, babe
So there's never, never a trace of red

Now on the sidewalk, huh, huh, whoo sunny morning, un huh
Lies a body just oozin' life, eek
And someone's sneakin' 'round the corner
Could that someone be Mack the Knife?

There's a tugboat, huh, huh, down by the river dontcha know
Where a cement bag's just a'drooppin' on down
Oh, that cement is just, it's there for the weight, dear
Five'll get ya ten old Macky's back in town
Now d'ja hear 'bout Louie Miller? He disappeared, babe
After drawin' out all his hard-earned cash
And now MacHeath spends just like a sailor
Could it be our boy's done somethin' rash?

Now Jenny Diver, ho, ho, yeah, Sukey Tawdry
Ooh, Miss Lotte Lenya and old Lucy Brown
Oh, the line forms on the right, babe
Now that Macky's back in town

I said Jenny Diver, whoa, Sukey Tawdry
Look out to Miss Lotte Lenya and old Lucy Brown
Yes, that line forms on the right, babe
Now that Macky's back in town
Look out, old Macky's back!!