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I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY) (Bill Backer / Billy Davis / Roger Cook / Roger Greenaway) The New Seekers - 1971 The Hillside Singers - 1971 Chet Atkins - 1972 Jan Howard - 1972 Willis "Gator" Jackson - 1972 Ray Conniff Singers - 1972 Jessi Colter & Waylon Jennings - 1996 Bobby Bare Jr. - 2002 Also recorded by: Tennessee Ernie Ford; The Jordanaires; Vera Lynn; Lea Salonga; Joe Loss & His Orch.; Jim Nabors: Erich Kunzel & The Cincinatti Pops: ......... and others. I'd like to build the world a home And furnish it with love Grow apple trees and honey bees And snow-white turtle doves I'd like to teach the world to sing In perfect harmony I'd like to hold it in my arms And keep it company I'd like to see the world for once All standing hand in hand And hear them echo through the hills For peace throughout the land (That's the song I hear) I'd like to teach the world to sing (Let the world sing today) In perfect harmony I'd like to teach the world to sing In perfect harmony Id like to build the world a home And furnish it with love Grow apple trees and honey bees And snow-white turtle doves ********************** Extra verse as recorded by THE HILLSIDE SINGERS: Put your hand in my hand Let's begin today Put your hand in my hand Help me find the way ********************** ORIGINAL COCA-COLA VERSION: I'D LIKE TO BUY THE WORLD A COKE (Bill Backer / Billy Davis / Roger Cook / Roger Greenaway) The New Seekers - 1971 On a hilltop in Italy We assembled young people From all over the world To bring you this message From Coca-Cola Bottlers All over the world It's the real thing - Coke And they sang... I'd like to buy the world a home And furnish it with love Grow apple trees and honey bees And snow white turtle doves I'd like to teach the world to sing (Sing with me) In perfect harmony (Perfect harmony) I'd like to buy the world a Coke And keep it company (That's the real thing) I'd like to teach the world to sing (What the world wants today) In perfect harmony (Perfect harmony) And I'd like to buy the world a Coke And keep it company (It's the real thing) I'd like to buy the world a coke (Coke is what the world wants today) And keep it company (Coca-Cola) (It's the real thing) I'd like to buy the world a coke (Coke is what the world wants today) And keep it company (Coca-Cola) ****************************

    


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