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A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT (Soundtrack) Songs from the film "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court" (1949) Starring Bing Crosby, Rhonda Fleming, William Bendix & Sir Cedric Hardwicke All songs written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke ****** IF YOU STUB YOUR TOE ON THE MOON Performed by Bing Crosby and children's chorus BING: Oh, there's nothin' to be ashamed of If you stub your toe on the Moon When a dream's at the top of the sky We-ell, you just have to jump pretty high But don't give up too soon If you stub your toe on the Moon (BING: Now, you take Harry Hadgetts) (KIDS: Who's Harry Hadgetts?) BING: Young Harry Hadgetts loved makin' gadgets Life needs some new things was his claim Hoped one or two things might bring fame This is the last time you'll hear his name Nobody mentions Harry's inventions But do you think that got him down? Here comes the end when you've gadgets to mend He's the best repairman in town So, there's nothin' to be ashamed of If you stub your toe on the Moon....Fred (BOY: When a dream's at the top of the sky) (Well, you just have to jump pretty hi-igh) But don't give up too soon If you stub your toe on the Moon (BING: Now, you take Sally Springer) (GIRL: Who's Sally Springer?) (BING: Well, it's a long story, but I'll cut it down for you) BING: Sweet Sally Springer, she was a singer Lived in a hall room up one flight Thought of a ballroom big and bright Where she would make her debut some night Then for her trouble, pop went the bubble Say that it's sad, but wait, don't weep (GIRL: Now they admit, every night she's a hit) (When she sings her children to sleep) ALL: No, there's nothin' to be ashamed of If you stub your toe on the Moon BING: Though it may be a blow to your pride (BOY: You're a hero because, well, you tried) (BING: Good boy!) ALL: So don't give up too soon If you stub your toe on the Moon BING: Don't give up too soon If you stub your toe on the Moon ****** WHEN IS SOMETIME? Performed by Rhonda Fleming When is sometime? How many days until sometime? For my dreams make it clear That my lover is near And he ought to be here about sometime Who is someone? Who is this wonderful someone? Oh, Iím keeping my heartstrings in tune And hoping that sometime is soon (Dance / Dialogue) Who is someone? Who is this wonderful someone? Oh, Iím keeping my heartstrings in tune And hoping that sometime is soon Oh, I'm hoping that sometime is soon ****** ONCE AND FOR ALWAYS Performed by Bing Crosby and Rhonda Fleming BING: Once and for always Let's have it understood We will be together Just the way we should Let's not wait and hope For something more sublime Don't you know that always Isn't too much time So, once and for always Let's say that it's agreed Wishing days are over This is all we need And tonight we'll notify the stars abo-o-o-bove That once and for always And no less than always You and I will be, doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo-doo, in love RHONDA: (Oh, 'tis truely lovely) Once and for always Let's have it understood (But I know not thy meaning, Sire. For 'is warming to the heart, but confusing to the mind) BING: (Well, all I'm trying to tell you, Honey, is even if you lived up in my day, 'round nineteen hundred and five, I'd still feel the same way 'bout you. Time isn't important if it's the real thing) Let's not wait and hope For something more sublime Don't you know (RHONDA: No) That always isn't too much time (Seems the only thing I brought with me from Connecticut is a little book. An almanac full of wise advice and observations. One of wich says, 'Love once, but love always, forever.' That's what I'm tryin' to tell ya, Honey. Just like it says in the almanac [RHONDA: What is almanac?] It doesn't really matter, they all say the same thing) BOTH: Once and for always Let's say that it's agreed (RHONDA: Agreed) BING: Wishing days are over This is all we need RHONDA: And tonight we'll notify the stars above That once and for always BING: And no less than always BOTH: You and I will be, doo-doo-doo-doo, in love ****** BUSY DOING NOTHING Performed by Bing Crosby, William Bendix and Cedric Hardwicke ALL: La-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la ALL: We're busy doin' nothin' Workin' the whole day through Tryin' to find lots of things not to do We're busy goin' nowhere Isn't it just a crime We'd like to be unhappy, but We never do have the time CEDRIC HARDWICKE: I have to watch the river To see that it doesn't stop And stick around the rosebuds So they'll know when to pop BING CROSBY: Better keep the crickets cheerful They're really a solemn bunch ALL: Hustle, bustle WILLIAM BENDIX: And only an hour for lunch ALL: La-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la La-la-la-la-la-la (CROSBY: Ah! Shall we procede?) ALL: We're busy doin' nothin' Workin' the whole day through Tryin' to find lots of things not to do We're busy going nowhere Isn't it just a crime We'd like to be unhappy, but We never do have the time BENDIX: I have to wake the Sun up He's liable to sleep all day (CROSBY: Taroo) And then inspect the rainbows So they'll be bright and gay CROSBY & HARDWICKE: You must rehearse the songbirds To see that they sing in key (BENDIX: If you insist) (CROSBY: I dust, I dust) ALL: Hustle, bustle And never a moment free ALL: We're busy doin' nothin' Workin' the whole day through Tryin' to find lots of things not to do We're busy going nowhere Isn't it just a crime We'd like to be unhappy, but We never do have the time (CROSBY: Going to the game?) CROSBY: I have to meet a turtle I'm teachin' him how to swim Then I have to shine the dewdrops You know they're looking rather dim (BENDIX: No!) I told my friend, the robin I'd buy him a brand new vest ALL: Hustle, bustle CROSBY: I wish I could take a rest BENDIX: Tryin' to find lots of things not to do HARDWICKE: Isn't it just a crime CROSBY: We'd better make it snappy There's another hill to climb ALL: We'd like to be unhappy, but CROSBY: We never do have HARDWICKE: We never do have BENDIX: We never do, never do ALL: Never do, never do, never do have the time Never do have the time ****** ONCE AND FOR ALWAYS (Reprise) RHONDA: Umm-uum-umm-umm-umm (BING: You shouldn't've come here, Honey. You'd be safe at Camelot) (RHONDA: But in Camelot I'd not be content) (BING: You mean you're content here?) (RHONDA: Whatever happens, we're together) (BING: You really mean that, don'tcha, Honey) (Yes, Hank, now and for always) BING: Lah-dah-dee-dee-dee-doo-dah-dah-doo, don't you know RHONDA: Umm-ummm, always isn't too much time (BING: Oh, that's so true. Don't you ever forget it, Honey) (RHONDA: I won't, Hank) (BING: You comf'table?) (RHONDA: Hmm-hmmm) BING: Once and for always Let's say that it's agreed Wishing days are over This is all we need And tonight we'll notify the stars above That once and for always And no less than always You and I will be [RHONDA: Umm-umm-umm-umm-umm] in love ****** All songs transcribed and/or verfified by Mel Priddle - Sept 2009) ******

    


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