Does anyone know any "Mary Poppins" lyrics?

I was looking for the lyrics of “I Love To Laugh” from the Mary Poppins soundtrack, because I want to surprise someone. However, I quickly got frustrated with my slow connection and the many search results I got. You’d be surprised how many results you get in Google with “I Love To Laugh”… it’s really not funny!

I did try “Mary Poppins soundtrack”; while the results I looked at had lyrics for some of the other songs (like “Chim-Chim Cheree”), they didn’t have the lyrics to “I Love To Laugh”.

So can anyone help me? It would be much appreciated! :slight_smile:

(By the way, can you possibly copy and paste the lyrics in here if you find them? Saves on load time, y’know :wink: )

From: Mary Poppins
Written by: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by: Ed Wynn, Julie Andrews, and Dick VanDyke
I love to laugh
Loud and long and clear
I love to laugh
It’s getting worse ev’ry year

The more I laugh
The more I fill with glee
And the more the glee
The more I’m a merrier me
It’s embarrassing!
The more I’m a merrier me!

Some people laugh through their noses
Sounding something like this (snorting sound)
Some people laugh through their teeth
goodness sakes
Hissing and fizzing like snakes

Some laugh too fast
Some only blast-ha!
Others, they twitter like birds
Then there’s the kind
What can’t make up their mind

When things strike me as funny
I can’t hide it inside
And squeak-as the squeakelers do
I’ve got to let go with ho-ho-ho…
And a ha-ha-ha…too!

We love to laugh
Loud and long and clear
We love to laugh
So ev’rybody can hear
The more you laugh
The more you fill with glee
And the more the glee
The more we’re a merrier we!

Thanks, astorian… that made the surprise that much easier, heh heh. An answer within 20 minutes, too; now, that’s way faster than I would have been able to do it!

Thanks again! :slight_smile:

Never mind the lyrics … John Coltrane’s jazz version of “Chim Chiminey” is the coolest thing that ever happened to old MP. :cool: he gave it the same treatment he gave to “My Favorite Things,” one of the all-time jazz masterpieces.

Where there’s 'ardly no day
Nor 'ardly no night
There’s things 'alf in shadow
And things 'alf in light
On the rooftops of London:
Cool! :cool: what a sight!

That stanza in the movie always gave me the chills.

This person thought that I had looked it up (half true), and thought it was funny besides! What’s funny about surprising him with the lyrics? I know he wasn’t expecting it! :smiley:

Written by: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
Performed by: Dick VanDyke, David Tomlinson and Bankers
If you invest your tuppence
wisely in the bank
Safe and sound
Soon that tuppence, safely
invested in the bank
Will compound

And you’ll achieve that sense of conquest
As your affluence expands
In the hands of the directors
Who invest as propriety demands

You see, Michael, you’ll be part of
Railways through Africa
Dams across the Nile
Fleets of ocean greyhounds
Majestic, self-mortizing canals
Plantations of ripening tea

All from tuppence, prudently
fruitfully, frugally invested
In the, to be specific
In the Dawes, Tomes
Mousely, Grubbs
Fidelity Fiduciary Bank!

Now, Michael, when you
deposit tuppence in a bank account
Soon you’ll see
That it blooms into credit of a
generous amount
And you’ll achieve that sense of stature
As your influence expands
To the high financial strata
That established credit now commands

You can purchase first and
second trust deeds
Think of the foreclosures!
Bankruptcies! Debtor sales!

All manner of private enterprise!
Shipyards! The mercantile!
Collieries! Tanneries!
Incorporations! Amalgamations! Banks!

You see, Michael
Tuppence, patiently, cautiously
trustingly invested
In the, to be specific
In the Dawes, Tomes
Mousely, Grubbs
Fidelity Fiduciary Bank!

I know a man with a wooden leg called Smith.

What’s his other leg called? :smiley:

Fans of Mary Poppin and other music from childhood might be interested in Harry Connick, Jr.'s Songs I Heard. He’s on a promotional tour for this CD right now, I know he’ll be playing Wolf Trap next month.

Because I was afraid to speak when I was just a lad
Me father gave me nose a tweak and told me I was bad
But then one day I learned a word that saved me achin’ nose
The biggest word you ever heard and this is how it goes:

Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious
If you say it loud enough you’ll always sound precocious