Kid blink: A Saturday night with the mayor's daughter!
Racetrack: Look at me I'm the king of New York Suddenly I'm respectable Starin' right at 'cha Lousy with stature
Jack: Nobbin' with all the muckety-mucks I'm blowin' my dough and goin' deluxe
Racetrack: And there I be Ain't I pretty?
Racetrack and jack: It's my city I'm the king of New York!
Boots: A corduroy suit with fitted knickers
Les: A mezzanine seat to see the flickers
Snipeshooter: Havana cigars that cost a quarter
David: An editor's desk for the star reporter
Newsies: Tip your hat He's the king of New York
Denton: How 'bout that! I'm the king of New York
Newsies: In nothing flat He'll be covering Brooklyn to Trenton Our man Denton
Kid blink: Makin' a headline out of a hunch
Denton: Protecting the weak
Racetrack: And payin' for lunch
Denton: When I'm at bat Strong men crumble
Racetrack: Proud yet humble
Racetrack and denton: I'm (He's) the king of New York
All: I gotta be either dead or dreamin' 'Cause look at that pape with my face beamin' Tomorrow they may wrap fishes in it But I was a star for one whole minute
Startin' now I'm the king of New York
Denton: Ain't ya heard? I'm the king of New York
All: Holy cow It's miracle Pulitzer's cryin' Weasel, he's dyin' Flashpots are shootin' bright as the sun I'm one highfalutin' son-of-a-gun Don't ask me how Fortune found me Fate just crowned me Now I'm king of New York Look and see Once a piker Now a striker I'm the king of New York Victory! Front page story Guts and glory I'm the king of New York!