Misc Soundtrack - Hairspray - The Nicest Kids In Town chords

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SONG: The Nicest Kids In Town
ARTIST: Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman

From the musical, Hairspray


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D#m7 G#7(Ooh ooooo,
D#m7 G#7Ooh ooh ooooo,
D#m7 C#Ooh ooooo,
D#7hoot, hoot, hoot, hoot!)
G#7 C#7 G#7Ev'ry afternoon when the clock strikes four
G#7(bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba)
C#7 C#7 G#7A crazy bunch of kids crash through that door
G#7(bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba)
D#They throw off their coats
C#And leave the squares behind
D#And then they shake it, shake it, shake it
C#Like they're losing their mind
D#You'll never see them frown
C# B C#/G# G#7'Cause they're the nicest kids in town
D#m7 G#7(Ooh ooooo,
E7Ooh ooh ooo)
A7 D7Every afternoon you turn your T.V. on
A7 A7(na, na, na, na, na, na na na na)
D7And we know you turn the sound up when your parents are gone, yeah!
A7 A7(na, na, na, na, na, na na na na)
EAnd then you twist and shout
DFor your favorite star
EAnd once you've practiced every step
DThat's in your repertoire
EYou better come on down
D C D/A A7And meet the nicest kids in town
D7Nice white kids who like to lead the way
AAnd once a month we have our "negro day!"
F#m BAnd i'm the man who keeps it spinnin' round
D BMr. Corny Collins with the latest,
EGreatest Baltimore
FSound!!
A#7 D#7 A#7So every afternoon drop everything
(bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba)
D#7 A#7Who needs to read and write when you can dance and sing?
A#7(bop bee ba, ba ba ba ba ba, bee ba)
FForget about your algebra
D#And calculus
FYou can always do your homework
D#On the morning bus
FCan't tell a verb from a noun
D# C# D#/A# A#7They're the nicest kids in town
Fm7 D#/G# (Ooh ooooo)
A# F#7
B7 E7 B7So, if every night you're shaking as you lie in bed
(mony mony, ah ooh, mony mony)
E7 B7And the bass and drums are pounding in your head
(mony mony, ah ooh, mony mony)
F#7 Who cares about sleep when you can
E7snooze in school?
F F#7They'll never get to college
E7But they sure look cool
F#7Don't need a cap and a gown
E D E/B B7'Cause they're the nicest kids in town
F#m7(Ooh ooooo, etc.)
E/A B7 F#m7They're the nicest. Nicest
E/A B7 They're the nicest. Nicest
E/A B7 They're the sugar 'n' spicest,
F#m7 E/AThe nicest kids in...
B7(#9)Kids in town! Hoot!
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