(Irving Berlin)
Have you seen the well-to-do
Up and down Park Avenue
On that famous thoroughfare
With their noses in the air

High hats and arrowed collars
Wide spats and fifteen dollars
Spending every dime
For a wonderful time

If you're blue and you don't know
Where to go to, why don't you go
Where fashion sits
Puttin' on the Ritz

Different types, who wear a day coat
Pants with stripes, and cut away coat
Perfect fits
Puttin' on the Ritz

Dressed up like a million dollar trooper
Trying hard to look like Gary Cooper
Super-duper!

Come, let's mix where Rockerfellers
Walk with sticks, or umber-ellas
In their mitts
Puttin' on the Ritz

Spangled gowns upon a beauty
Of hand-me-downs, on clown and cutie
All misfits
Puttin' on the Ritz

Strolling up the avenue so happy
All dressed up just like an English chappie
Very snappy!

You'll declare it's simply topping
To be there, and hear them swapping
Smart tidbits
Puttin' on the Ritz
Puttin' on the Ritz
Puttin' on the Ritz
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Puttin' On The Ritz Lyrics