What's playin' at The Roxy? I'll tell ya what's playin' at The Roxy. A picture about a Minnesota man So in love with a Mississippi girl That he sacrifices everything And moves all the way to Biloxi. That's what's playin' at The Roxy.
What's in The Daily News? I'll tell ya what's in The Daily News. A story about a guy Who bought his wife a small ruby With what otherwise woulda been his union dues. That's what's in the Daily News.
What's happenin' all over? I'll tell ya what's happenin' all over. Guy sittin' home by a television set Who once used to be something of a rover. That's what's happenin' all over.
Love is the thing that has licked 'em. And it looks like Nathan's another victim.
When you see a guy Reach for stars in the sky You can bet that he's doin' it for some doll
When you spot a John Waitin' out in the rain Chances are he's insane As only a John Can be for a Jane
When you meet a gent Payin' all kinds of rent For a flat that could flatten the Taj Mahal
Call it sad Call it funny But it's better than even money That the guy's only doin' it for some doll
When you see a Joe Savin' half of his dough You can bet there'll be mink in it for some doll
When a bum buys wine Like a bum can't afford It's a cinch that the bum Is under the thumb Of some little broad
When you meet a mug Lately out of the jug And he's still liftin' platinum falderal
Call it Hell Call it Heaven It's a probable twelve to seven That the guy's only doin' it for some doll
When you see a sport And his cash has run short You can bet that he's bankin' it with some doll
When a guy wears tails With the front gleaming white Who do you think He's tickling pink On Saturday night?
When a lazy slob Gets a good steady job And he smells of Vitalis and Barbasol
Call it dumb Call it clever But you can get odds forever That the guy's only doin' it for some doll
Some doll Some doll The guy's only doin' it for some doll!